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Four professional bakers travel back in time to bake their way through the era that gave us modern baking as we know it - the reign of Queen Victoria. Their adventure begins in 1837 in an idyllic rural bake house where they must get to grips with centuries-old methods of bread making. Next, they move into the 1870s and experience the sweat and toil of the urban bakery at the height of the industrial revolution. Last stop for the bakers is 1900 when they set up shop on the high street as high-class baker-confectioners. Historians Alex Langlands and Annie Gray join them to tell the incredible story of our daily bread.

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Description

Four professional bakers travel back in time to bake their way through the era that gave us modern baking as we know it - the reign of Queen Victoria. Their adventure begins in 1837 in an idyllic rural bake house where they must get to grips with centuries-old methods of bread making. Next, they move into the 1870s and experience the sweat and toil of the urban bakery at the height of the industrial revolution. Last stop for the bakers is 1900 when they set up shop on the high street as high-class baker-confectioners. Historians Alex Langlands and Annie Gray join them to tell the incredible story of our daily bread.

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