Sara Cox continues to help the Ellises navigate their way through the decades, and it’s
now 1945.

The family are pleased with their updated home, a brighter kitchen, complete with ‘modern’ gas cooker.

They still have their meat safe and a larder (no fridge) and there’s a single, dripping cold tap at the sink.

With post-war Britain still under strict rations, Lesley’s task is to cook a tasty tea with very
few ingredients.

Cow heel pie is on the menu, and for breakfast… pilchards in semolina! Hurray!

Later, guest star John Craven shows their son Harvey the latest craze among 1940s
teenagers – trainspotting!