Back in time for tea

The time-travelling
campers

Even after re-living 100 years of British history on TV, the Ellis family found camping was never too far away


The time-travelling campers

By DAVID GUEST
Posted on 29 March 2018

It was while on the pristine white slopes of Bulgaria skiing with camping friends that the Ellis family made their first step towards TV stardom. Mum of the family, Lesley, saw an advert on Facebook by the BBC asking for people to star in its Back in Time for Tea history programme. Lesley explained: “I absolutely love that programme, so after talking with my husband John and three children, Caitlin, Freya and Harvey, I sent the email application to the BBC.”

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