Lucy Worsley InvestigatesSeason 1
Lucy Worsley re-investigates some of the most dramatic chapters in British history. She uncovers forgotten witnesses, re-examines old evidence and follows new clues.
- 1. Princes in the TowerMay 15, 202254minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe story of the Princes in the Tower is as familiar as a fairy tale--two innocent boys murdered in their beds at the behest of their evil uncle Richard so he could seize the throne for himself and be crowned King Richard III. What really happened to the two princes? Lucy Worsley uncovers the story of the two boys whose disappearance in 1483 has led to centuries of mystery and speculation.
- 2. Madness of King GeorgeMay 22, 202254minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishHow did George III’s mental illness change Britain? Lucy Worsley uncovers Royal papers and explores how the assassination attempt on his life by a mentally ill subject changed psychiatry forever.
- 3. The Black DeathSeptember 25, 202253minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishHow did the devastating plague of the Black Death change Britain? Lucy Worsley examines the latest science and explores how the vast death toll affected religious beliefs, class structure, work and women.
- 4. The Witch HuntsOctober 2, 202254minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishFour hundred years ago, thousands of ordinary people, the vast majority of them women, were hunted down, tortured and killed in witch hunts across Scotland and England. What started Britain’s century of bloody witch hunts? Lucy Worsley uncovers the story of one supposed witch, whose case lit the fuse for the state-sanctioned killing of thousands.