Fr Juan Mariana SJ

As Britain is moving towards the annual celebration of Bonfire Night on November 5th the BBC is continuing its exploration of the political conditions that lead to the ill-fated attempt to blow up parliament. After the launch of the new drama Gunpowder on Saturday night, tonight the BBC rewinds thirty years to begin a new historical series, ‘Elizabeth I’s secret agents’.  This three-part series looks at the network of spymasters and secret agents that helped protect Queen Elizabeth I from...