AMAZING ROYAL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

AMAZING ROYAL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Tragic Princesses, Forgotten Kings and Ancient Kingdoms

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AMAZING ROYAL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
  • King Hussein of Jordan: Survival of a Dynasty

    The life and struggles of King Hussein of Jordan, from the assassination of his grandfather to the rise of the PLO.

  • King Hussein of Jordan: On a Knife Edge

    The story of King Hussein of Jordan's career, his relationship with Israel, the Palestinians, the Arab world and the West.

  • Libya's Forgotten King: Enlightenment

    (Part one) The Map of Modern Libya was not fully drawn until the mid twentieth century. The land was fought over by the Ottomans, Italians and British.
    This is the story of King Idris I who unified Libya and became it's first and last King in 1951 before being toppled by Gaddafi in 1969.

  • Libya's Forgotten King: Monarchy

    (part 2) The Map of Modern Libya was not fully drawn until the mid twentieth century. The land was fought over by the Ottomans, Italians and British.
    This is the story of King Idris I who unified Libya and became it's first and last King in 1951 before being toppled by Gaddafi in 1969.

  • Asia's Monarchies: Japan

    The relationship between the Japanese people and the Monarchy was irrevocably changed after the end of WWII, when it had its 'divine' nature stripped in penance for the Emperor's war crimes. What is Japan's future, however, if every tradition is deemed changeable except the law that no woman may ...

  • Royal India: Banquets

    In Jaipur Samira visits a 300 year old fort and its very royal owner who regales her with the colourful tales of his ancestors and their history before meeting a young royal who is more than happy to roll up his sleeves and cook Samira a classic hunting dish.

  • Royal India: The Maharaja of Jodphur

    In the remarkable  Blue City of Jodphur Samira is the guest of the Maharaja at his magnificent royal art deco palace before cooking some truly fabulous food with the Royal personal chef.

  • Royal India: The Princess

    A unique opportunity to meet the stunning Princess Diya Kumari, in her own private palace to which no cameras have been invited before. As if that weren't enough the Princess then takes Samira to her 'other' magnificent palace where illustrious guest such as Jackie Kennedy once stayed. 

  • Princess Mary of Denmark: Before the Big Day

    Five days before their wedding, the soon to be Princess Mary of Denmark and her fiancé, Crown Prince Frederik battled it out on the seas, completing in a yacht race for opposing teams.

  • Royal Inquest: Royal Bloodbath

    In Nepal, the King is considered a god. But when a shocking massacre at a Royal Family banquet kills the King, Queen, and several other family members, the Nepalese royals are revealed to be all-too-human. Officials claim that the Crown Prince murdered his family, and then killed himself. But the...

  • Princesses of the World

    Presenting a fascinating portrait of the most beautiful and beloved Royal women of the past 50 years, we take a regal tour of the romance, happiness, heartache, tragedy and controversy that is the life of these modern-day fairy tale princesses. Featuring Diana, Fergie, Mary, Grace and more.

  • Royal Inquest: Princely Trafficking

    The Princes of the Saudi Royal Family are among the wealthiest and most powerful royals in the world and in Saudi Arabia, are above the law. When DEA Agents suspected that a Saudi Prince might be involved in an international drug deal involving 2 tons of cocaine, they discovered that the wealth...

  • Royal Inquest: Remains Of The Romanovs

    In 1918, the Soviets executed the Romanovs, the Russian Royal Family. But although the Soviets claim the whole family was killed, the serious questions remain about the deaths. Did the entire family die, as the Soviets claim, or did one or more of the Russian royals escape? And can a team of fore...

  • Royal Inquest: The King Who Killed

    King Juan Carlos of Spain is one of the most popular Kings in the world. But few know of the shocking tragedy that haunts his youth. At age 15, Juan Carlos’s younger brother Alfonso died of a gunshot wound to the head in the family home. His death was officially ruled an accident – but questions ...

  • Royal Inquest: Grace Under Fire

    When Princess Grace of Monaco and her daughter, Princess Stephanie, suffered a horrible car accident on the French Riviera, the crash captured the attention of the world. But Grace’s sudden death a day after the Palace claims she only suffered broken bones makes people suspiciousof the true story...

  • Portraits of Marie Antoinette - Part 2

    A fascinating look at one of the people closest to the tragic queen through her final hours.

  • Portraits of Marie Antoinette - Part 1

    An intriguing portrait of one of the people closest to the tragic queen.