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Secrets of Highclere Castle Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

It may be more famous now than any time in its 1300-year history as the setting of "Downton Abbey," but England's Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury to the army of servants toiling "below stairs." Also find out how the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, spend $1 million in annual upkeep funds and what life in a fairytale castle is like today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
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