BEHIND THE CROWN

BEHIND THE CROWN

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BEHIND THE CROWN
  • King Charles and Queen Camilla: Into The Unknown

    The marriage of Charles and Camilla has always been shrouded in controversy, but is the British public finally showing acceptance of - and even affection for - the woman who seems increasingly likely to become its next Queen?

  • Diana: Separation and Divorce

    Charles and Diana married in 1981 and yet within a decade the marriage had turned into a pile of ashes and as their union disintegrated the mask began to slip. Weighed down by years in a loveless marriage they could barely bring themselves to be in each other's company.
    This is the story of the d...

  • The Truth Behind The Crown: The 1950's

    The unabridged story of the true Queen Elizabeth, through turbulent times and unprecedented change. The 1950s see this young mother of two inherit an unexpected throne.

  • The Real King's Speech

    King George VI suffered from a debilitating speech impediment. Behind the scenes he was helped by Lionel Logue an innovative Australian speech therapist.

    For the first time Logue’s former patients who were treated alongside the King will reveal his methods…. And using his iconic speeches we wil...

  • A Tale Of Two Sisters: Elizabeth II And Margaret

    It has been said that no two sisters were ever less alike. One reserved and proper. The other lively and controversial. One the anchor of a commonwealth of nations. The other searching for purpose in life. Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret are among the most photographed women in history. ...

  • Fourteen Weddings and A Divorce

    The image of the British Royal family is most popularly encapsulated around the world in the powerful images of Royal weddings now punctuated on a continuous basis by gossip and scandal. Just how much of what we hear is true and how difficult is it to live under the constant scrutiny of the press?

  • The Royal View: Royals on the Rocks

    An exclusive and original talkshow from True Royalty
    What happens when a Royal marriage ends up on the rocks?
    From Princess Margaret's press worthy escapades to the havoc that was wreaked upon the crown by the divorce of Charles and Diana.
    Lively debate with those in the know.

  • The King Who Saved the Crown

    The King Who Saved The Crown is the story of Bertie, the Duke of York, in many ways the unlikeliest of Kings. But while cripplingly shy, he was also loyal, honourable, reliable and above all dutiful, many of the qualities that his elder brother Edward lacked. With the help of his gifted wife, Eli...

  • The Royal Beat:The Tale of Two Princes

    Kate Thornton presents The Royal Beat with british historian Robert Lacey discussing his new book 'Battle of Brothers'. Just how deep is the rift between the two young Princes?

  • The Royal Beat: Royal Women of Kensington Palace

    Celebrating what would have been Princess Margaret's 90th birthday, The Royal Beat has been granted unprecedented access to Kensington Palace to explore the lives of the many Royal Women who lived in this extraordinary home.

  • A Royal Tour of the Twentieth Century: 60s and 70s

    Political and social upheaval throughout the 60's and 70's was to change the role of the Windsors' relationship to the Commonwealth as former colonies moved to independence following often turbulent times.
    Inevitably there was a distinct change and a new World Order, bringing with it diminished...

  • A Royal Tour of the Twentieth Century: 80s and 90s

    With increasing media attention and the emergence of the paparazzi, a new generation of Royals came to the forefront of popular culture; most notably in personified by Charles and Diana.
    As the Commonwealth diminished the Royal family faced more personal breakdowns and tragedies.

  • A Royal Tour of the Twentieth Century: 40s and 50s

    The early Royal Tours capture the celebration and optimism of a post WW2 world but there is tragedy in store as the young Princess Elizabeth hears the news of her father's death whilst in Kenya celebrating her marriage.
    For the next 20 years the Royal Family was to be confronted by the changing f...

  • Diana: The People's Princess

    The People's Princess celebrates the life of Diana, exploring her childhood, family life and upbringing with intimate contributions from her nanny, former head mistress and friends among others.