Deadliest Chess Game; Gustav III Assassination; Shot in the Heart 

"The Wolf of Badenoch", the nickname given to medieval Scottish nobleman, Alexander Stewart, whose terrible reign of pillage and slaughter leads to a legend that he played chess with the ... See full summary »

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Nigel Bellis

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Nathan Shapiro ... Arrogant Duelist
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Dario Caudana Dario Caudana ... Assassin
Matteo De Cola ... Judge
Adriana Jones ... Helen Johnstone
Ian McQuillan-Grace ... Poor Scot Peasant
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"The Wolf of Badenoch", the nickname given to medieval Scottish nobleman, Alexander Stewart, whose terrible reign of pillage and slaughter leads to a legend that he played chess with the Devil for his soul in Ruthven Barracks - presented by Dr Leo Ruickbie. Angered by the Swedish king's progressive liberalism, Jacob Johan Anckarström assassinates Gustav III at a masquerade ball: Gustav III's Pavilion in Solna becomes his final resting place. Mount Helena in Rolling Fork, Mississippi was once home to a young woman named Helen who lost her fiancé Henry in a duel a week before their wedding and buried him on the same day. Bamburgh Castle in Bamburgh, England, was once home to Jacobite Thomas Forster and his sister Dorothy, who risked her life to help break her brother out of prison during the 1715 uprising. wealthy playboy George Whittell Jr. built an escape known as Thunderbird Lodge in Incline Village, Nevada, after a scandalous relationship with a risqué dancer. Mugdock Castle in ...

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4 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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