Reef Television has been re-commissioned by BBC One, to produce three one hour programmes revealing the surprising and unexpected heritage that has shaped the lives of the whole nation. From tanks to Tiger Moths, and from stately homes to sixties icons, Britain’s Hidden Heritage will reveal the treasures of the nation’s past this summer on BBC One.
Britain’s Hidden Heritage is once again presented by antiques and heritage expert Paul Martin who will take viewers on an intimate tour of locations brimming with historical facts and treasures.
In each episode, a celebrity guest presenter brings us a special heritage item close to their heart.
The first episode, to be screened on Sunday 19th August sees Richard E Grant visit Pinewood Studios, the place that inspired him as a young actor. He sings the praises of the 1950s and 60s British comedies, the Carry On Films, the Norman Wisdom films and the Doctor in the House series. He visits the James Bond stage and explains why this most British of film studios deserves a place in our cultural heritage.