Become the detective in a spellbinding mystery

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Turn detective and travel back through time to uncover the plot lines, birth rights and family connections that combined to create an intricate story of medieval murder, mystery and mayhem.

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As you unravel the facts about the Wars of The Roses, you can find out how Richard rose to power and decide for yourself what really happened to the young Princes in the Tower…

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Fast-forward over 500 years to a car park in Leicester city centre where the amazing evidence-gathering that resulted in the discovery of the long-lost remains of King Richard III is revealed.

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