Royal Wives

While a Royal wife might not be in danger of losing her head these day it's still not easy.

Subscribe Share
  • Royal Secrets: Royal Wives

    When you become a Royal wife your life changes forever. Historically Royal wives were picked from a pool of eligible women from across Europe in order to form political alliances. Nowadays while perhaps not such a game of thrones there is, without doubt, much that rests on the choice of a bride.

  • 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.

  • Private Lives of the Tudors: The Wives of Henry VIII

    Historian Tracy Borman reveals intimate details about the tyrannical Henry VIII and his six wives: from how they lived, loved and died to the most minute of details of their everyday lives.

  • Keeping It In The Royal Family

    The fascinating story of how an insignificant and poverty stricken - but deeply ambitious - underdog amongst Europe's aristocratic houses managed to manoeuvre its children onto thrones across the world from Norway to Portugal, from Britain to Greece, from Sweden to Bulgaria.

  • Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones

    Possibly the least complicated Royal romance of modern times. We head behind the headlines for the story of the Prince and the commoner, a girl from an ordinary middle class home.

    Is this modest match set to be the Royal romantic success story to measure all others against?