The Secret Life of Mrs Beeton is a biographical drama set in 19th century Victorian England. Mrs. Isabella Beeton produced what became an essential book for housewives of the day. Not someone to sit at home in the traditional role of a housewife, Mrs. Beeton started work in her husband's business, initially as an editor correcting English but then writing some of the columns herself. It as at this point that she developed an idea for a cookbook and Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management was born.
Production Company: BBC
Year of Publication: 2006