The Hairy Builder


Dave Myers unlocks the historical secrets contained in some of Britain’s oldest, most prestigious and architecturally complex large buildings.

With unique access to a team of specialist historical builders from Britain’s oldest masonry company, William Anelay, Dave joins them as an apprentice in quite literally peeling back the layers – floors, ceilings, walls, windows and doors – of some of our most important stately homes, cathedrals and listed buildings, in a quest to investigate the dramas and secrets hidden inside their architectural DNA.