• 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...

  • 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: 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: 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...


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  • 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: 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.

  • Inside Monaco:Playground of the Rich. Episode 1

    In the principality of Monaco one in three of it's residents are millionaires and amongst it's glamorous property none is more spectacular that the grand Royal Palace of Prince Albert.

  • Julius Caesar Revealed

    Julius Caesar is the most famous Roman of them all: brutal conqueror, dictator and victim of a gruesome assassination on the Ides of March 44 BC.

  • Caligula

    How true are the extraordinary stories told about Caligula: The Tyrant of Rome?

  • Cooking For The Crown

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    Chef Christian Bauer visits Asia’s Royal Families to learn and reinterpret their favourite dishes.

  • Before they Were Royal: Princess Alice

    A great grand-daughter to Queen Victoria, Prince Philip's mother was born at Windsor Castle before her lifetime struggling with deafness, schizophrenia and exile.

  • Before They Were Royal: Wallis Simpson

    A profile of the young woman who was to change the course of the Royal family. Was she the scheming seductress or a clever, well-meaning woman who was simply unlucky in love?

  • Before They Were Royal: Prince Philip

    Philip was born into Greek royalty: the son of a playboy father and a troubled mother whose lives were destroyed when their throne was overthrown.

  • Before They Were Royal: Camilla

    The colourful story of the woman for whom Charles risked everything but what of the early life of the Queen consort?