This series goes behind its mighty walls to capture everything from a high-profile royal visit by Prince Charles in February to total lockdown in March, when a small dedicated team keep the famous fortress going in isolation.
Then, finally, the Tower reopens – doing what it does best, welcoming visitors again to soak up 1000 years of stories of kings and queens, whilst being at the heart of real history right now.
In the premiere episode, It is February 2020 at the Tower of London, and as thousands of visitors pour through the gates they’re unaware that behind the scenes the staff have gone into over drive preparing for a very special event.
Today’s tourists are in for a surprise royal treat – Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are coming to the Tower to celebrate the Yeoman Warders’ anniversary.
Secrets Of The Tower Of London – New Season Premiere Monday, 19 April at 7.35pm on SBS and On Demand (4 Parts)