Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets

Join the popular royal historian for an exclusive tour of London’s most extraordinary palaces. From the forbidding Tower of London to glorious Hampton Court to treasure-filled Kensington Palace, Lucy takes viewers behind the velvet ropes into each building’s most secret places.

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The First Escape from the Tower of London

03:47

Lucy tells the story of Norman Bishop Ranulf Flambard, the Tower's first prisoner.



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Henry VIII Turns Hampton Court Into a Building Site

02:46

Lucy searches out the surviving traces of King Henry VIII's home improvements.

Kensington Palace and the Georgian Court

02:57

Lucy explores how King George I turned Kensington into a party palace.