The 1940's House
One modern family takes on the challenge of domestic life on Britain's home front in this gritty re-creation of a World War II household, 1940s HOUSE. This time-travel experiment covers the period from the outbreak of the war in 1939 to Victory Day in 1945, compressing six wartime years into nine weeks. The military threat is metaphorical, but the privations are real and the pressure creates surprising tensions nonexistent in modern society.
“This entry in the PBS "House" series is outstanding. Here, a modern British family (husband and wife, their daughter, and two grandsons) experience life during WWII with all of its hard work, deprivation, and fear. Costumed and coiffed in wartime styles, the family certainly looked the part, and their home was outfitted...