A Very Royal Wedding celebrates the 70th anniversary of The Queen and Prince Philip’s
marriage in November 1947. Presenter Alexander Armstrong discovers how a battered post-
war Britain pulled off the wedding of the century against the odds.
Relive the extraordinary event that was the wedding of our future King and Queen. With exclusive access, revealing interviews and ground-breaking visual techniques, we give viewers an unparalleled insight into the wedding of the century.
It's London in the late autumn of 1947. The capital is black from the smoke of coal fires and the buildings still show the raw scars of wartime bombing. Clothes are rationed and so is fuel. But something astonishing is happening in the heart of the city.