Title Channel 4 Britain's Most Historic Towns: Victorian Belfast. Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Channel 4 Media type Television Duration/Length/Size 47minutes Country United Kingdom Date 12/05/2018 Description Hidden in streets across the country are the secrets of Britain’s rich and dramatic past. In a brand new series, Professor Alice Roberts studies a key period in British history by telling the story of a single historic town.
In each of the six episodes, Alice visits historic sites and meets local historians to understand how each town was shaped by the dominant forces of the age.
Cutting edge CGI allows Alice to bring long lost monuments back to life while aerial archaeologist Ben Robinson takes to the skies to see how the layout of each town reflects a historical era to this day. At the climax of each programme, vivid CGI reveals the entire historic town in all its former glory.
Episode six features Alice’s explorations of Victorian Belfast with a special feature on Victorian entertainment in this period.
Producer/Author Channel 4 URL https://www.channel4.com/programmes/britains-most-historic-towns/on-demand/66155-006 Persons Mark Phelan
- music hall
- Victorian Belfast
- Theatre Royal
- Empire Theatre
- popular entertainment