BBC Two’s award-winning history show A House Through Time is confirmed for a fourth series, with David Olusoga heading to Leeds in 2021
Celebrated historian and presenter David Olusoga will return once again, to journey through the lives of residents within a single house in Leeds, bringing to light the fascinating stories of previously unknown individuals, and uncovering what life was like for them – using thorough detective work, contemporary documents and genealogical records.
The search for a new house in Leeds has already begun, and with the city’s close ties with the Civil War, pioneering industrial-age connections, and technological advancements, the team expects to find no shortage of drama for series four.
Presenter Professor David Olusoga says: “Leeds is a fascinating city that I am fortunate to have close personal ties with, so I am particularly looking forward to learning more about its history. My parents lived in the city during the 1960s and I have family in Leeds today. I am excited at the prospect of coming back to a city that I studied in and called home during the 1990s, a city I’ve been fond of ever since.”
Patrick Holland, BBC Two Controller says: “A House Through Time is a time machine, taking the audience deep into the lost lives of everyday Britons, exploring the forces and incidents that made their worlds. David Olusoga is a unique voice, bringing brilliant historical analysis together with unequalled empathy and storytelling skill. With consolidated audiences of over three million for this current series, I am delighted that the audience is as appreciative of this wonderful programme as I am.”
Commissioning Editor, Simon Young, says: “A House Through Time is a stand-out production achievement and a firm favourite in the schedules amongst viewers; series three was watched by more than three million viewers. It’s a vitally important returning show, reflecting the BBC’s ambition for history programmes that connect the bigger sweeps of our nation’s past to individual lives lived all over the country. Having visited houses in Liverpool, Newcastle and Bristol in the first three series, I’m thrilled that David will delve into the rich history of Leeds next.”
Executive Producer, Mary Crisp, says: “We’re excited to uncover the fascinating history of Leeds, and in particular its remarkable industrial story. The show is about regular people, living extraordinary lives because of the time they lived and the circumstances they found themselves in. If you know a house that could fit the requirements for series four, please get in touch.”
What shows are ALREADY cancelled this season? Check the official cancelled shows 2021/2022 list.
What shows are ALREADY renewed for next season? Check the TV shows renewed 2022-2023 list.
About A House Through Time TV Show
A House Through Time is a 4x60’ part series by Twenty Twenty (part of Warner Bros. International TV Production) for BBC Two. It was commissioned by Patrick Holland, Controller BBC Two and Clare Sillery, Head of Commissioning, Documentaries, History and Religion. The BBC Commissioning Editor is Simon Young. The Executive Producer is Mary Crisp.
Production company Twenty Twenty would like help in the search for the perfect house to be the focus of series four.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
Wondering how your other BBC Two shows are doing? Check out the BBC Two 2021 TV scorecard page, where you can find the cancel/renew status of all BBC Two TV shows!
How do you feel about this latest A House Through Time news? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below and don’t forget to stay tuned for all the renew/cancel 2021-2022 and beyond news!