Omnibus edition of Prof Amanda Vickery's series revealing the hidden history of home over 400 years, drawing on first-hand accounts from letters and diaries, many of which have never been heard before.
Including songs which have been specially recorded for the series.
Homes were exposed to huge forces of change in the 19th and 20th century, responding to industrialisation, pollution and the imperial mission.
Prof Vickery explores how they remained idealised havens in a heartless, dirty world.
The readers are Deborah Findlay, John Sessions, Madeleine Brolly and Simon Tcherniak.
The singers are Gwyneth Herbert and Thomas Guthrie, with David Owen Norris at the keyboard.
A Loftus production for BBC Radio 4.
Prof Vickery explores how homes remained idealised havens in a heartless, dirty world.