The Big House

The Big House

In a radical social experiment, we take one big house in Ireland and staff it up with the direct descendants of the men and women who lived and worked there... upstairs and downstairs.
4 Episodes
The Big House - The Golden Age

The Golden Age

At Strokestown House the volunteer servants wake up to a day of 18th century hard work.
The Big House - Dinner Party

Dinner Party

As they near the end of their journey the servants have to prepare for a five course dinner party.
The Big House - Return to Servitiude

Return to Servitiude

Thirteen descendants of servants return to Strokestown House in Roscommon to take up servant duty
The Big House - Shooting Party

Shooting Party

The volunteer servants prepare to cater for a twenty-strong 19th century shooting party