The introduction of world trade in England inadvertently introduces foreign poisonous substances. One such case is sugar and the subsequent rotting of teeth.
S01:E01 - Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home
Suzannah Lipscomb discovers that the Victorian ideal of `safe as houses' was far from the reality.
S01:E02 - New Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home
Dr Suzannah Lipscomb takes us back to the Victorian era when cities were expanding and mass consumerism took hold. But from the food they ate, to the clothes they wore and the new products that thrilled them, the Victorians were surrounding themselves with killers.
S01:E03 - New Hidden Killers of the Edwardian Home
The 20th century ushered in innovations that transformed the way we lived, but there were hazards.
S01:E04 - Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home
Dr Suzannah Lipscomb takes us back to Tudor times in search of the household killers of the era.