ROYALS AROUND THE WORLD

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  • Mary: The Making Of A Princess

    This is the dramatised true story of a fateful encounter and the life changing choices that led to one of Australia's and the world's most recognisable and romantic love stories.

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rome: Empire Without Limit

    1 season

    What made the Romans special, and why were they able to build empires at such a large scale?

  • 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?

  • Viking Empires

    1 season

    An exciting new perspective on the Vikings explores the surprising modern relevance of the the infamous medieval warrior race.
    (ROYAL HISTORY)

  • Cooking For The Crown

    1 season

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