Mayhem, Murder and the Ladies Castle

Nov 13, 2017

8pm A PLACE TO CALL HOME - Drama - Brimming with passion, romance, and intrigue, A PLACE TO CALL HOME explores the ties that hold families together – and the betrayals that can tear them apart. Season four continues following the lives of the complicated and wealthy Bligh family as they adapt to the rapid societal changes sweeping through 1950’s Australia.

Catch the Tiger - While Regina's behavior spirals, George asks for the family to go about business as usual. James and Henry's relationship hits shaky ground. 

9pm WHO KILLED THE PRINCES IN THE TOWER - Docudrama/History - The truth about Richard III and one of the most infamous episodes in English history. 

The Princes in the Tower, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York, c.1500
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In 1483, the twelve-year-old King Edward V and his younger brother were put into the Tower of London by their uncle, Richard. Weeks later, Richard pronounced himself King. The boys were never seen again. For more than 500 years it has been assumed that Richard killed his nephews in a craven attempt at glory. But, some say, Richard was no child-killing monster. Rather, he was the finest King England ever had. Others say nobody killed the princes at all, and they lived anonymously into old age far away from the cut-throat world of the English court. This film explores what might have happened, interrogating all the possible culprits, and capturing the debates that rage as fiercely as ever. Fresh and incisive, this film combines compelling personal arguments with the latest evidence to present a coherent and contemporary perspective on an enduring mystery.


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The castles of Britain may appear romantic, but hidden within their walls are tales of intrigue and violence. In the this series historian and author Dan Jones returns to uncover the dramatic stories behind a new set of iconic fortifications, including Edinburgh Castle, a fortress whose sordid history inspired the shocking ‘Red Wedding’ episode of Game of Thrones; Leeds Castle, an idyllic structure owned by six medieval queens and an American-born heiress; and Lancaster Castle, one of Britain’s oldest and most notorious strongholds. 

Leeds Castle - Dan Jones is in the southeast of the country, at an idyllic castle owned once by six medieval Queens and an American heiress: Leeds Castle. He explores why Leeds Castle is nicknamed the "Ladies Castle" and through the castle's history discovers that it isn't quite as genteel as it sounds.