Secrets of the Tower of London on SBS – Secrets of The Tower Of London returns to reveal what goes on behind the walls of the United Kingdom’s best loved historic attraction.
2022 was truly momentous year for the Tower and the Beefeaters. They pulled out all the stops to celebrate the Tower’s first ever Platinum Jubilee in 1000 years, including their biggest installation since the Poppies commemorating the WWI. Superbloom is an enormous undertaking involving the transformation of the Tower moat into a huge floral display in honour of Her Majesty.
As well as celebrating over 1000 years of incredible British history on the home front, the close-knit Tower community give their brand-new boss, the Constable, an arrival to remember, the third ever female warder is sworn into the Beefeaters’ illustrious ranks, and Ravenmaster Chris Skaife keeps a close eye on his cheeky birds to make sure they don’t steal the tourists’ lunch.
And as autumn arrives the royal bodyguard of Yeoman Warders come together to commemorate one of the saddest moments in the Tower’s history, the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, before announcing the formal proclamation of the new King Charles.
Season Five, Episode Seven:
The Tower has recently mourned the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and proclaimed King Charles III.
Having seen 42 monarchs come and go, the fortress needs to make some important changes to mark the new King’s reign – the Yeoman Warder’s uniforms need to be updated and the Queen’s House, where the Constable lives, must now be changed to the King’s house.
Secrets of The Tower Of London – Final Episode – Monday, 19 June at 7.35pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (7 Parts)
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