The Tower Of London: Unlocked

Series 1
55:00

Series 1, Episode 4 - Torture and Execution

4.0 2 x
Exploring the Tower of London's dark and infamous past as a place of terror and execution and how it got its grisly reputation. Includes the story behind one of the most famous prisoners at the tower, Guy Fawkes, who was brutally tortured for his role in the terrorist plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament.
55:00

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Royal Prison

4.0 4 x
Exploring the Tower's reputation as the most terrifying prison in the country, which over the centuries has held a variety of inmates from Tudor nobles to East End gangsters.
50:00

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Tower of London: Secrets of the Beefeaters

4.0 9 x
A look at the secret lives of the Tower's keepers.
58:00

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Tower of London: Secrets of the Beefeaters

3.0 15 x
A look at the secret lives of the Tower's keepers.
55:00

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Tower at War

4.3 24 x
The 20th century witnessed the most executions in the Tower's history, all German spies captured in the two world wars. Suffragette Leonora Cohen took aim at the Crown Jewels to publicise her cause. In 2014, the Tower hosted an extraordinary display of nearly 900,000 ceramic poppies in the moat for Remembrance Day.
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