National Treasures Live – Beaulieu

Written by Rachel on August 28th, 2011

From here:
Wednesday 31 August
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE
Ep 4/5

Dan Snow and Sian Williams continue to bring history to life – live to the nation’s living rooms. Tonight, the team is at Beaulieu National Motor Museum exploring the genesis of the collection started by car pioneer Lord Montague.

Dan and Sian get hands-on with some of the most valuable antique cars in the country, from an original Silver Ghost Rolls Royce to Britain’s last surviving steam car and Donald Campbell’s Bluebird.

In a lively mix of film reports, a team of reporters and the nation’s favourite celebrities reveal some of the country’s most mysterious, surprising and compelling stories. Tonight, Larry Lamb heads to East London to explore the history of the Music Hall.

National Treasures Live is part of BBC Learning’s Hands On History. Details are available at

From here:

Dan Snow and Sian Williams visit the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu. They get hands-on with some of the most luxurious and elegant cars ever made, whilst special guest Larry Lamb takes a trip down memory lane with a visit to the world’s oldest surviving music hall.

Also, Xanthe Mallett explores the incredible treasure trove of surviving documents from the original police investigation into Jack the Ripper.


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