Documentary with interesting behind the wall look at the Tower of London. The 8 episodes covered the Tower as a Fortress, its most famous prisoners, its use as a treasure house, the Tower at war, parts of the Tower no longer standing, the tower as a tourist attraction, its bloody history, and the office of the Constable of the Tower. Written by
This is the story of the Tower of London... past and present
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Did You Know?
In order to service the Tower's community of residents, the Tower has it's own pub, doctor's office, parish church, and postman. Even with this small village of residents, the Tower is still a fortress with the gates being locked every night at midnight, and no one who lives on site can come or go after the gates are locked for the night. See more