A THOUSAND YEARS OF ROYALTY

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  • Albert: The Power Behind Victoria

    Was Albert really the true power behind Queen Victoria, Empress of India?

  • Royal Murder Mysteries: The Prince and The Ripper

    Rumour, speculation and scandal dogged the short life of Albert Victor, known as 'Eddy', the grandson of Queen Victoria. Most fascinating of all was that he was named a suspect in the infamous 'Jack the Ripper' murders of the late 19th century. Was this simply a case of mistaken identity or was i...

  • Royal Murder Mysteries: Death in the Valley

    During World War II, Kenya's Happy Valley was a hedonistic hideaway for society's Royal and Aristocratic elite where casual sex, drug taking and general debauchery were common.
    This is the true story of the life and mysterious murder of the most talked about and notorious member of the set; the 2...

  • Royal Murder Mysteries: George V. Mercy or Murder?

    On January 20th 1936 George V of England was pronounced dead. However, his personal physician made an astounding confession in his private diaries claiming that he, in fact, killed him with the administration of a lethal injection of morphine and heroin effectively murdering a reigning British mo...

  • Royal Murder Mysteries: Ludwig, Mad King of Bavaria

    King Ludvig II was wildly eccentric and in 1886 was declared insane and deposed from his throne. Just 3 days later his corpse, together with that of his physician, was found in a lake outside Munich. The official verdict was suicide but recent evidence suggests murder. So why has his body never b...

  • Royal Murder Mysteries: The Riddle of the Romanovs

    In July 1918, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was marched into a cellar and shot by a Bolshevik firing squad. His family, his wife, his son and his four daughters were executed with him.
    However the mystery of Anastasia has remained. The youngest of his daughters is believed by some to have escaped a...

  • Royal Murder Mysteries: The Duke of Kent

    The death of The Queen's uncle, The Duke of Kent in a plane crash in 1942 has never been explained and seems never to have been fully investigated. The hellraising Prince was, without doubt an embarrassment to The Royal Family and the Government and this, together with the fact that he was suppos...

  • Royal Secrets: Edward and Mrs Simpson

    The extraordinary story of the first monarch in British history to voluntarily give up his throne.

  • Royal Secrets: For King and Country

    The year is 1936 and Europe is in the grip of Adolf Hitler. In the UK, the Royal family is also in turmoil as the Duke of York reluctantly inherits the Throne and his duty as Britain's war time King.

  • The Windsors at War - Leading By Example

    Prince Andrew talks frankly about serving his country in the Falklands conflict and what it’s like to face your own mortality.
    Prince Edward’s decision to leave his Royal Marine training is examined.

  • Wallis: The Queen That Never Was

    Born into an era when to marry a divorcee was unacceptable for a monarch, this documentary examines the life of the woman for whom a King gave up his throne.

  • Walking Tudor England

    1 season

    Walking Tudor England with Professor Suzannah Lipscomb
    (ROYAL HISTORY)

  • Rome: Empire Without Limit

    1 season

    What made the Romans special, and why were they able to build empires at such a large scale?

  • Anne Boleyn: Arrest, Trial, Execution

    1 season

    Tracy Borman delves into the incredible and tragic story of Henry VIII's second wife.

  • Viking Empires

    1 season

    An exciting new perspective on the Vikings explores the surprising modern relevance of the the infamous medieval warrior race.
    (ROYAL HISTORY)

  • Walking Britain's Roman Roads

    1 season

    Historian Dan Jones tells the story of Roman Britain through six walks along the roads they built: from the point of invasion to the farthest edge of their empire.
    (ROYAL HISTORY)

  • War On Witches

    Why was King James I so obsessed with witches and what impact did his book on daemonology have on the ferocious witch hunt throughout Europe in the 16th Century?

  • Churchill and The Queen

    A glimpse into the relationship between a young princess thrust into the role of Queen of England and her Prime Minister battling the looming Nazi threat.

  • Young Elizabeth

    Brought up in a close and loving family, this film explores how the Queen's early life shaped the woman and the monarch she would eventually become.