At Home with the Georgians
Sat, 01/19/2013 - 10:00pm

Amanda Vickery discovers how the 18th-century home was constantly under threat from theft, fire, divorce, poverty, illness and death. Using intimate diaries and Old Bailey records, she explores the chaos of Georgian houses, bursting with extended families and servants, and learns how they set about making their dwellings havens of safety and security.