Episode 5: Killruddery House, Co. Wicklow

“The Tudors”, “Camelot”, “Excalibur” and “Far and Away” are all associated with Killruddery House in Bray. For the first time, Lord and Lady Meath have allowed a documentary television crew into their home to tell the fascinating story of their house and family.

Killruddery is a story of sword fighting knights, American and Irish Film Stars and the building of the city of Dublin. Killruddery is probably the most filmed location in Ireland ‘Far and Away’, ‘Excalibur’, ‘The Tudors’ and ‘Camelot’ all shot epic scenes in the house and grounds of Killruddery. The Brabazon family (who still live here) can trace their line back as far back as William the Conqueror and his historic invasion of England in 1066. Manchán will follow the trail of the ancient Knights and discover how a fascinating dispute over the Killruddery lands led to King Henry VIII’s historical break with Rome.

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