The Tower

The Tower

2002 - 2014, History, Other
Documentary series that looks back at the history of the Tower of London.

Episode Guide

  • The Tower - Top Brass (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Top Brass

    The Constable of the Tower controls London from the toughest and tallest castle in town.

  • The Tower - The Lost Palace (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Lost Palace

    The Tower Palace, one of England's finest royal residences, becomes a prison.

  • The Tower - The Bloody Tower (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Bloody Tower

    The Tower holds clues to its past in graffiti left behind by condemned prisoners.

  • The Tower - Who Goes There (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Who Goes There

    Memorizing 900 years of history proves daunting for Yeoman Warder trainees.

  • The Tower - The Tower at War (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Tower at War

    A revealing look at the secret and forgotten history of the Tower of London at war, from the Civil War to the Blitz; a meeting with the surviving prisoners.

  • The Tower - Treasure House (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Treasure House

    The Tower of London serves as a treasure house for the crown jewels.

  • The Tower - Prisoners (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Stories of imprisonment in Britain's most famous jail.

  • The Tower - Fortress (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    The construction of the Tower of London.