The Home That Two Built

2014
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4. The Nineties and Noughties

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Reinvention is the key as the series concludes with the era that saw the biggest lifestyle changes of all to the home - the 90s and 00s. BBC Two was making over homes by chucking out the chintz, turning gardens into outside rooms and kitchens into pukka Jamie Oliver zones. But it didn't stop there. Soon there was a craze f...
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3. The Eighties

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The series tracking 50 years of lifestyle and homemaking programmes on BBC Two heads into the 80s. This was the decade when more people would own their homes, when more money was spent on them and more time in them than ever before.
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2. The Seventies

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Keeping track of lifestyle trends in the decade that style forgot was one of BBC Two's bigger challenges, as the deliciously arch narration of Bake Off's Mel Giedroyc reminds us in this amusing romp through the channel's archive.
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1. The Sixties

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From Fanny Cradock's petits fours to Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's boudoirs, BBC Two has for the last 50 years been a guide to shifting lifestyle trends in contemporary Britain. In its mission to keep us informed, educated and entertained in all things domestic, the channel has gone mad for makeovers, finessed our food and pla...
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