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  • Asia's Monarchies: Cambodia

    King Sihanouk 'retired' in 2004, giving way to his son, Sihamoni - a ballet dancer. Unlike many monarchies, Cambodia's is not hereditary - rather the next monarch is chosen by the National Assembly from a pool of eligible candidates. When Sihamoni was chosen, what sort of monarch were they hoping...

  • 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 ...

  • Asia's Monarchies: Brunei

    Brunei may be one of the richest nations in the world, due to its huge resources of oil, but financial problems have beset even their royal house. The sultan is one of the world's few remaining absolute monarchs and is also the supreme commander of the armed forces. He has been absolute ruler of ...

  • Asia's Monarchies: Bhutan

    After Bhutan's soon-to-be governing party pledged to follow the policies of the absolute monarchy it was replacing, Bhutan became possibly the first country in history where a King had to convince his people that democracy was a good idea. But, in a country that counts the nation's health by a Gr...

  • The Twilight of the Spanish Monarchy

    In 2007 three generations of the Spanish monarchy were photographed together for the last time. Since then the once adored family has crumbled and the Spanish Kingdom has been shaken by a series of scandals.

  • The Balkan Royals

    An intimate portrait of the last surviving Balkan monarchs in their own words. With rare archive footage and first hand testimonies we learn how the monarchs of Bulgaria, Montenegro and Romania have survived their tumultuous history to remain an essential part of their respective countries' natio...

  • Burma's Lost Royals

    In 1885 the British Army invaded Burma and deposed its King. This is the story of a family and a country emerging from the darkness into modern day Burma.

  • Asia's Monarchies: Nepal

    In 2008, Nepal's monarchy was ousted from power, turned out of their palaces, and so the country began a new era as a republic. The civil war had lasted a decade and cost more than 13,000 lives. The transformation from kingdom to republic was swift, dramatic, and begs the questions of what will h...

  • The Rise and Fall of The Spanish King

    The King, his wife, his lover and a spectacular fall from grace.
    Once the young hero who reclaimed the Spanish monarchy and won the hearts of his people, Juan Carlos was forced to relinquish his throne in 2014 and leave his own country in 2020 followed by allegations of money-laundering, corrupt...

  • INSIDE MONACO

    1 season

  • Larissa: The Lost Romanov

    A hidden grave tucked away in a corner of a cemetery in Kent could hold the key to one of the biggest mysteries of the twentieth century. What is the truth behind the story of the ill-fated last Tsar of Russia and his immediate family?

  • 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: Monarchy

    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.

  • Marie Antoinette of Versailles

    Famed for her beauty and extravagant court, Marie Antoinette was the last Queen of France before the bloody French Revolution.
    The teenage queen was embraced by France in 1770 but lost her head to the guillotine 23 years later.

  • Libya's Forgotten King: Enlightenment

    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.

  • ROYAL INDIA

    1 season

  • Portraits of Marie Antoinette - Part 1

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

  • Portraits of Marie Antoinette - Part 2

    A fascinating look at one of the people closest to the tragic queen through her final hours. Is she, in fact, one of history's most misunderstood characters?

  • 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.

  • Undercover Princes

    1 season

  • Undercover Princesses

    1 season

  • Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich. Episode 2

    In this episode of 'Inside Monaco' the Casino de Monte Carlo holds an exclusive event for high rollers. The titled and the moneyed all turn out in force.

  • Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich. Episode 3

    An exclusive invitation to the famous Red Cross Ball hosted by Prince Albert and Princess Charlene. All of the glamorous high society of Monaco arrive for the event.