Meet The Lords

March 2017

February 27, 2017

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This episode introduces the larger-than-life characters that populate the House of Lords, one of Britain's oldest, most idiosyncratic and most important institutions. In a TV first, Meet the Lords has exclusive access to film behind the scenes in a turbulent year which has seen dramatic changes in the political landscape and the Lords battling it out with the government. This episode features new people's peers, hereditaries and political grandees as they try to change legislation, follow their...

March 13, 2017

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Brexit hits the Lords with a bang when they vote on leaving Europe and become the centre of the nation's attention. They also have their biggest ceremonial day of the year when the Queen pays her annual visit. Lords turn out in massive numbers to have their say on the most important issue in decades and decide whether to rebel on Brexit or not. And on Queen's Speech day, there are ermine gowns to put on and ancient traditions to follow, but Her Majesty's impending arrival isn't exciting Lord Fo...

March 6, 2017

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Episode two of the exclusive behind-the-scenes documentary returns to the House as the government threatens to trim the Lords' powers if they rebel again, but will they comply?