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Secrets of Great British Castles

The romantic appearance of castles across Britain belies their turbulent history. Their walls are littered with the secrets of battles, sieges, intrigue and murder. Hosted by historian and author Dan Jones, SECRETS OF GREAT BRITISH CASTLES takes you behind the scenes, and, through dramatic stories and insightful interviews, unravels the tales of the iconic fortifications and strongholds at the very core of British history. Filmed in stunning locations in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, each show peels back layers of incredible history. From the foundation onwards, we discover notorious inhabitants, infamous battles and the local communities that have shaped . . .
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Monday, Jul 17, 2017 - 12:00 AM    "Lancaster Castle" Dan Jones is exploring one of the oldest - and most fearsome - castles ever built: Lancaster Castle. Dating back to Roman times, Lancaster Castle, owned by The Duchy of Lancaster, has witnessed scenes of historical, cultural and political significance throughout the centuries, including incidents of religious persecution, the trials of the 'Lancashire Witches' and two hundred executions. Until 2011 it was an HM Prison and it is still a working Crown Court. D
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Monday, Jul 17, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Lancaster Castle" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 - 4:00 PM "Lancaster Castle" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 - 8:00 PM "Leeds Castle" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jul 24, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Leeds Castle" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 - 4:00 PM "Leeds Castle" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 - 8:00 PM "Arundel Castle" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jul 31, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Arundel Castle" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 - 4:00 PM "Arundel Castle" (PLUS)
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