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In September 2004, Jason Hatch dressed up in a Batman costume and broke into the grounds of Buckingham Palace.
The Queen’s home is protected by some of the tightest security measures in the world – but they weren’t enough to deter this particular caped crusader, who climbed on the iconic building and made his way to the main balcony. A casual observer might have been forgiven for thinking Batman had stolen into the palace to execute a daring rescue.
But in reality Mr Hatch was risking his life because he hadn’t seen his children in more than eight years – and this superhero dad was set to stage a protest that would soon be beamed around the world.
Would the British establishment bend to the will of Batman?
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