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Anthony Howell Actor

Actor best known for his roles in Foyle's War, Mr. Selfridge, Shetland & his many performances at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

Combining the magic of history, travel and storytelling by allowing visitors to not just see the sites, but step inside their stories. 

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"Death of a King is spine-tingling and transportive.

A wonderful way of capturing the spirit of the time and place."

Jesse Childs, prize-winning writer and historian

"A magical tour...brilliantly written. it weaves you into its story and you are spellbound, watching the decline, fall and execution of the King - and you can’t do anything to stop it."

Kate Williams, CNN royal historian & New York Times bestselling author 

St. James's Park Testimonials

Death of a King an audiovisual tour of St. James's Park London written by Lord Charles Spencer and narrated by Anthony Howell

Imagine a chilly day in late January 1649, and a carriage with a gold crest on its doors arrives at the gatehouse of St. James's Palace. It is carrying an eight-year-old boy and his thirteen-year-old sister. They are Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Princess Elizabeth, two of Charles the First’s children.

But, this is no happy royal or family visit. For, in a unique moment in English history, the king has recently been condemned to death, and these children have been brought to London to say their final goodbyes to their father.

Escorted by a regiment of 1200 men, King Charles the First is paraded from St. James’s Palace, through St. James’s Park and onto Whitehall, where his executioner awaits.


Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King as you learn about the events that ultimately led to this remarkable renunciation of the Divine Right of Kings and stand witness to his final words as the axe falls. 

Charles Spencer



Sunday Times bestselling author and finalist for "History Book of the Year".

Anthony Howell



Actor best known for his roles in Foyle's War, Mr. Selfridge & many performances at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.



2002–10    Foyle's War    Paul Milner
2015         Crossing Lines    Nigel St.Clair
2015         You, Me and the Apocalypse    Father Christophe
2013         Dracula    Lord Laurent
2013         Mr Selfridge    Jean Neuhaus
2013         Shetland    Peter Latimer
2010         Dirk Gently    Gordon Way
2003         Hawking    Hamlet
2002         The Other Boleyn Girl    William Carey
2002         Ultimate Force    Cpl. Sam Leonard
2001         Helen West    Dinsdale Cotton
2001         Swallow    Dr. Max Stokes
1999         Wives and Daughters    Roger Hamley


2010–11    Anne Boleyn, Howard Brenton    Henry VIII
2005–06    And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie    Lombard
2015         The Heresy of Love, Helen Edmundson    Bishop Santa Cruz
2014         Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare    Cassius
2012         The Seagull, Anton Chekhov    Trigorin
2010         Henry VIII, William Shakespeare    Duke of Buckingham
2008         Jingo: A Farce of War, Charles Wood    Ian
2008         Portrait of a Lady, Henry James    Ralph
2008         A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen    Krogstad
2007         The French Lieutenant's Woman, John Fowles    Charles Wilson
2005         The Lifeblood, Glyn Maxwell    Sir Thomas Gorge
2002         As You Like It, William Shakespeare    Orlando
2000         Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare    Benvolio
2000         The Comedy of Errors, William Shakespeare    Antipholus of Ephesus
1998         The Promise, Aleksei Arbuzov    Marat
1998         The Geometry of Miracles, Robert Lepage    Wes Peters

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