THE LIFE OF A ROYAL

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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich. Episode 2

    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.
    In this episode the Casino de Monte Carlo holds an exclusive event for high rollers.

  • Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich. Episode 3

    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.
    In this episode we are exclusively invited to the famous Red Cross Ball hosted by Prince Albert and Princess Cha...

  • Serving the Royals

    From footmen and butlers to bodyguards, nannies and private secretaries, this film tells the stories of the British Royal family’s long-suffering servants. Round the clock they toil, often thanklessly, to keep the monarchy humming. While they’re sworn to secrecy some have betrayed their masters...

  • Royals and Animals: Til Death Do Us Part

    Pet-crazy Britain has a monarch to match. It is said the Queen’s private passions follow this order: “horses, dogs, husband and kids.” For the first time, this film documents the extraordinary relationship between the Windsors and their animals. The revelations come courtesy of staff who cooked a...

  • The Royals and Their Pets

    The Royal family has always had a very special relationship with their pets: from the lapdog who hid under Mary, Queen of Scots' skirts at her execution to Caesar, King Edward VII's terrier who took precedence over 9 Kings at his masters' State Funeral. The Royal servants, however, are not always...

  • Secrets of the Royal Nursery

    Royal babies are the most closely guarded jewels in the Royal Crown, but what exactly is life like for the littlest Royals? Where are the titled toddlers born, what do they wear, how will the nursery be decorated? Perhaps most importantly, is Nanny really as fearsome as all that? All these and mo...