A former butcher's boy from South Cumbria who went on to spend more than 20 years serving as a Beefeater at the Tower of London has just published his autobiography.
91-year-old Geoff Abbott is a world renowned on expert on executions and has already published several books on the subject. He's hoping to make a killing out of his life story.
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