THE LIFE OF A ROYAL

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  • Princes of the Palace

    Their royal blood has been coursing through the British royal family for thousands of years but just what does it mean to be a 'Prince of the Palace'?

  • The Royal Family: Are they worth it?

    In a world that increasingly values merit over birth is the Royal Family in danger of becoming outdate or do they continue to represent a stalwart symbol of what it means to be British and provide stability in an ever changing world?

  • Beautiful Thing: A Passion For Porcelain

    The story of the opulent, intricate, gold-crested Sevres porcelain, the favourite of the Royal family and aristocrats alike.

  • The World's Greatest Palaces

    1 season

    Discover what life is really like for a royal as we go behind the doors of some of the most extraordinary palaces in the world.

  • 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 Inner Circle

    Very few of us will ever get as close to the Royal family as a handful of Royal retainers who form the vital 'inner circle'. From bodyguards to butlers and press officers to dressers, these are the select few who have achieved the rare status of confidante.

  • Behind Palace Walls: Royal Children

    Growing up Royal has certainly changed over the centuries but what does it mean for the modern generation of titled toddlers?

  • Growing Up Royal: The Children of The Palace

    Throughout history the pressures of accountability to the firm have weighed heavily and continue to do so.

  • 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...

  • Undercover Princes and Princesses

    The Princes lived together in a house in Brighton. With its high proportion of homosexuals, the city was received well by gay Indian Prince Manvendra, but not so well with conservative Prince Africa. The Princesses lived together in Essex and had to get used to the mentality of English boys.

    Th...

  • Royal Pets

    From baboons roaming free around the Tower of London to the Queen's multi-award-winning racing pigeons, the Royal love of animals extends well beyond the corgis that have been resident at Buckingham Palace for the last 60 years.

  • A Royal Year to Remember

    True Royalty takes you behind the scenes as Hello Magazine puts together their most sumptuous issue of the year: The Royal Review.

  • Royal Funerals

    From the opulent renaissance funeral of Elizabeth I to the tabloid headlines of Diana’s modern tragedy, funerals are the ultimate salute and homage to the last King or Queen and a celebration of the new one who has ascended to the throne.

  • Modern Times: The Last Dukes

    Life for a Duke isn't what it used to be. The current Duke of Atholl runs a small private sign-making business in South Africa and a small private army in Scotland - whilst the family pile of the Duke and Duchess of St Albans is now a Best Western Hotel with 3.5 stars on Trip Advisor. As there ...

  • Spending Secrets of the Royals

    How much is the Royal Family really worth and what do they spend their millions

  • Undercover Princes

    1 season

  • Undercover Princesses

    1 season

  • Prince William and Prince Harry: Prisoners of Celebrity

    The brothers' private lives are now very much public property. But with their every move, both positive and negative, subject to relentless media scrutiny, have William and Harry, like their mother Diana, become prisoners of their own celebrity?

  • Prince William: Royal Teenager Behind the Headlines

    Who is the real person behind the photogenic Royal icon? This probing and fascinating documentary special explores the person beyond the public image.

  • Diana: A Day in the Life

    Thrust into public life at age 19, Diana soon became a world-famous mother - a role that that remained her chief concern for the rest of her life as she reinvented Royal parenting for a new generation. Her devotion as a mother had an enormous impact on her children who continue the tradition of l...

  • The Lost Prince Part One

    The tragic life and times of Prince John, the youngest son of George V and Queen Mary, whose short life spanned one of the most momentous periods in British History.

  • The Lost Prince Part Two

    The tragic life and times of Prince John, the youngest son of George V and Queen Mary, whose short life spanned one of the most momentous periods in British History.

  • Henry VIII: Man, Monarch, Monster

    1 season

    This sumptuous 3 part documentary series reveals Henry VIII like never before.
    What was it about Henry's personality that has made him Britain's most infamous King?