Secrets of Great British Castles

Fridays, 3:00 PM ET on Channel 5

60 minutes

Historian Dan Jones explores the turbulent history behind six of the most famous castles of Britain: Dover, the Tower of London, Warwick, Caernarfon, Stirling, and Carrickfergus. Behind the walls of these celebrated strongholds are stories of intrigue, drama, romance, rebellion, and murder. Dan Jones recounts some of the many classic tales from 1000 years of British history, featuring a stellar cast of kings, queens, rogues, rebels, victims and villains.

Fridays, 3:00 PM ET on Channel 5

60 minutes

Historian Dan Jones explores the turbulent history behind six of the most famous castles of Britain: Dover, the Tower of London, Warwick, Caernarfon, Stirling, and Carrickfergus. Behind the walls of these celebrated strongholds are stories of intrigue, drama, romance, rebellion, and murder. Dan Jones recounts some of the many classic tales from 1000 years of British history, featuring a stellar cast of kings, queens, rogues, rebels, victims and villains.

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Dan Jones explores the turbulent history of Carrickfergus, one of the most ancient castles in Northern Ireland and a stronghold that holds the key to understanding the tempestuous relationship between Britain and Ireland from the Middle Ages to today.

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s1e6 Carrickfergus
May 8, 2015
Dan Jones explores the turbulent history of Carrickfergus, one of the most ancient castles in Northern Ireland and a stronghold that holds the key to understanding the tempestuous relationship between Britain and Ireland from the Middle Ages to today.
Season Finale
Situated high on a crag overlooking the river Forth, Stirling Castle has guarded the gateway to the Scottish Highlands for centuries. The residence of kings, armies and felons, its battle-scarred walls have witnessed savagery and chivalry, intrigue, adultery and murder. Its history includes some of the most charismatic characters in Scottish history.

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s1e5 Stirling Castle
May 1, 2015
Situated high on a crag overlooking the river Forth, Stirling Castle has guarded the gateway to the Scottish Highlands for centuries. The residence of kings, armies and felons, its battle-scarred walls have witnessed savagery and chivalry, intrigue, adultery and murder. Its history includes some of the most charismatic characters in Scottish history.
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s1e1 Dover Castle
April 3, 2015
April 3, 2015
Dover Castle
Series Premiere
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s1e2 The Tower of London
April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015
The Tower of London
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s1e3 Warwick Castle
April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015
Warwick Castle
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s1e4 Caernarfon
April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015
Caernarfon
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s1e5 Stirling Castle
May 1, 2015
May 1, 2015
Stirling Castle
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s1e6 Carrickfergus
May 8, 2015
May 8, 2015
Carrickfergus
Season Finale

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