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Killing Victoria
Killing Victoria
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During the 63-year-long reign of Queen Victoria, seven men took the fateful decision to try to kill her. The seven men were... more

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Episode Seven: The Wanderer

In 1882, the threat of assassination was in the air. The year before, Tsar Alexander II was killed by an... more

01 May 2023 · 34 minutes
Episode Six: The Intruder

In March 1868 Queen Victoria’s son Prince Alfred was at a charity event in Sydney, Australia when an Irishman named... more

24 Apr 2023 · 35 minutes
Episode Five: The Soldier

In 1846 a soldier named Robert Pate moved to an expensive apartment off Piccadilly - one of the most exclusive... more

17 Apr 2023 · 40 minutes
Episode Four: The Bricklayer

The 1840s were a revolutionary decade. France and Italy had been rocked by revolution; Queen Victoria and Prince Albert feared... more

10 Apr 2023 · 33 minutes
Episode Three: The Runaway

Seventeen year-old John Bean worked as a newsvendor in London. His disability - an acute case of curvature of the... more

03 Apr 2023 · 37 minutes
Episode Two: The Bankrupt

Dr Bob Nicholson explores police archives and rarely seen documents to uncover the story of the second assassin - 19-year-old... more

27 Mar 2023 · 35 minutes
Episode One: The Monster

During Queen Victoria’s 63-year reign, seven young men, many of them teenagers, made the fateful decision to attack her. ... more

20 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
Introducing Killing Victoria

During the 63 year long reign of Queen Victoria, seven men took the fateful decision to try to kill her.... more

12 Mar 2023 · 3 minutes
Killing Victoria
Episode Seven: The Wanderer
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