Inside the Tower of London (2021): S04E02

Introduction Documentary going behind the scenes at the Tower of London and exploring its 900 years of history. Outline The spring, two baby ravens have joined the Tower’s resident colony. One of them, Edgar, is called after the horror writer Edgar Allen Poe, but his sister still needs a name. Inside the Tower of London… Read More

Inside the Tower of London (2020): S03E04

Introduction Documentary going behind the scenes at the Tower of London and exploring its 900 years of history. Outline It is July and the Tower’s back in business after the longest lockdown since the Second World War. New Yeoman Warders Barry Stinger and Darren Hardy are a little rusty following lockdown, so they are genning… Read More

Inside the Tower of London (2020): S03E02

Introduction Documentary going behind the scenes at the Tower of London and exploring its 900 years of history. Outline It is March at the Tower – and new Yeoman Warder Barry Stinger is learning the ropes and getting to grips with his first tower tours, which involve remembering over 1,000 years of Tower history. Inside… Read More

Inside the Tower of London (2020): S03E01

Introduction Documentary going behind the scenes at the Tower of London and exploring its 900 years of history. Outline In February 202, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visit the Tower to celebrate the Yeoman Warders’ anniversary, the first time Prince Charles has visited the Tower in over a decade. Inside the Tower of… Read More

Inside the Tower of London (2019): S02E08

Introduction Documentary going behind the scenes at the Tower of London and exploring its 900 years of history. Outline Due to building works right outside Henry VIII’s chapel, a remarkable discovery is made: the first complete skeletons ever discovered by archaeologists at the Tower, buried for centuries while visitors walked innocently over their graves. The… Read More

Inside the Tower of London (2019): S02E07

Introduction Documentary going behind the scenes at the Tower of London and exploring its 900 years of history. Outline The biggest ceremony in the Tower’s year is the Constable’s Dues, when the Royal Navy marches on the Tower to hand over a barrel of rum. Meanwhile, chief curator Tracy Borman investigates the Duke of Wellington,… Read More

Inside the Tower of London (2019): S02E05

Introduction Documentary going behind the scenes at the Tower of London and exploring its 900 years of history. Outline Chief Curator Tracy Borman explores the tragic tale of Lady Jane Grey. The teenage queen’s reign lasted only nine days before political favour switched to Mary Tudor, leaving the young Jane imprisoned in the Tower for… Read More