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  • Behind Palace Walls: Royal Sisters

    The Heir and The Spare. It has been said that two sisters were never less alike and, indeed, Elizabeth and Margaret travelled very different paths throughout their lives.

  • Kate: The Making of a Modern Queen

    Combining remarkable footage and expert interviews, this authoritative special presents the true story of Kate Middleton, the seemingly ordinary young woman now destined to be Queen of England.
    From comparatively modest circumstances, the Middleton family could not be more different from the roya...

  • Kate: Working Class to Windsor

    Wife, mother and Duchess: Kate Middleton's rapid journey from working class to Windsor has seen her become the subject of international intrigue and fascination.

    We document her incredible transformation and delve into the often undisclosed and much sought after history of the mother of the futu...

  • 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. ...

  • Victoria's Letters: Constraint

    From state affairs to family gossip, Queen Victoria poured her emotions into her diaries with such honesty that those close to her were afraid lest her more alarming opinions escape and prove catastrophic for the young Queen. Indeed, after her death many of her diaries were burned by her own daug...

  • Victoria's Letters: Liberation

    Although deeply in love with her husband, Victoria often felt constrained by Prince Albert. In an era when it was unusual for a gentleman to default to his wife, it was felt he used her pregnancies as a way to gain power. After his death Victoria was bereft but, as her diaries show, also became f...

  • 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.

  • Royal Wives of Windsor - A Royal Engagement

    A Royal Engagement: The Windsor dynasty’s choice of a suitable girl has moved with the times, evolving from aristocrat to commoner and now a foreigner, but no Royal bride’s journey to the altar has been simple. Hunted by the press, and haunted by any skeletons lurking in closets she faces a ne...

  • Royal Wives of Windsor - A Royal Marriage

    A Royal Marriage: The fairy-tale wedding is complete, but now the real work of being a royal wife begins. From producing babies to supporting good causes, the list of royal duties is endless. There are wonderful perks and privileges but all wives face dangerous pitfalls. From the women who’ve ...

  • Inside Kensington Palace: Fit for a Princess

    Kensington Palace has seen many events including the break up of Princess Margarets marriage.

  • Princess Margaret: Her Real Life Story

    A striking society beauty with her own ‘court’ of actors, playboys and bohemians. This intimate biography explores the reality behind the myth of the Queen's younger sister – Princess Margaret.

    Prevented from marrying her first love, Peter Townsend in the name of duty, Princess Margaret’s life ...