THE QUEEN: A REMARKABLE LIFE

  • The Royal Beat. 2021: A Very Royal Year Ahead

    In the first Royal Beat of 2021, host Kate Thornton is joined by guests Russell Myers, Katie Nicholls and Duncan Larcombe to discuss the year ahead. How will the Queen and Prince Phillip mark their 95th and 100th birthdays and will Meghan and Harry return to the UK to join in the celebrations?

  • Queen Elizabeth: A Lifetime of Service

    Elizabeth II: the sixth Queen regnant and 63rd sovereign of Britain can trace her ancestry beyond the Hanoverians, Stuarts, Tudors, Plantagenets and Normans, back to the Saxon Kings of the Dark Ages.

    During her reign she has completed over 250 foreign visits, more than any other monarch in hist...

  • The Queen's Diamond Decades: The 1960's

    The Royal Family is expanding fast and Princess Margaret has surprised everyone by marrying an untitled society photographer. Prince Charles, meanwhile, is packed off to boarding school in Scotland aged 13, no doubt missing out completely on the swinging sixties.

  • The Changing Face of the Queen

    For over six decades her face has been on British stamps and money and over 20 million people worldwide tune in to her Christmas Day Speech every year. Whether in tweed or the crown jewels Queen Elizabeth is instantly recognisable. The Changing Face of the Queen explores the changes to Her Maje...

  • Queen's 90th Birthday

    What do you give the Monarch who has everything? Well, one can never have too many horses, and not much tops the spectacular event staged for Her Majesty in the grounds of her beloved Windsor Castle. 900 horses, 1,500 performers and famous faces including Dame Helen Mirren, Damian Lewis and Dame ...

  • Queen Elizabeth II: Reign Supreme

    Queen Elizabethʼs life has been a journey like no other. Throughout her reign, she has been the United Kingdom's symbol of continuity and stability. Her many visits to the nations around the world have won her the unwavering respect of her subjects and peers.
    Featuring an extraordinary array of ...

  • The Queen's Worst Year

    1992 marked the Queen's Annus Horribilis as the Palace was rocked by scandal and disaster. Marital discord and divorce, paparazzi nightmares and a devasting fire at her beloved Windsor Castle all within a matter of months was to lead to the Queen's famous speech; '1992 is not a year on which I sh...

  • The Queen: Her True Story

    With extensive coverage of the early years of Elizabeth's life and a charming recording made by the young Princesses as children this is an updated look at the life of Britain's monarch and all she has achieved.

  • The Queen's Diamond Decades: The 1970's

    The 1970s was a turbulent decade for Her Majesty, full of ups and downs - but charged with celebrations such as her own silver wedding, her daughter's wedding and the birth of her first grandchild.

  • The Queen's Diamond Decades: The 1980's

    When the 1980s began, Royal watchers had on main question: who would Prince Charles, the world's most eligible bachelor, take for a bride? We soon had our answer and a shy nursery teacher, Lady Diana Spencer, became famous around the world. Marriage preparations consumed the country and their uni...

  • The Queen's Diamond Decades: The 1990's

    The 1990s would prove to be the decade in which the Monarchy endured some of the worst crises of modern times. In 1992, the Royal Family’s private lives became a media sensation as three of Her Majesty’s children suffered the pain of marital breakdown.

    After Her beloved Windsor Castle was rava...

  • The Queen's Diamond Decades: The 2000's

    The new millennium has witnessed powerful events and poignant moments for Queen and country. The whole nation celebrated the 100th birthday of the Queen Mother in 2000 but the devastating events of 9/11 ushered in a dark new era, and London itself would be traumatised by terrorism.

    There was pe...

  • Cameraman to The Queen

    Peter Wilkinson has had unprecedented Royal access for nearly 20 years, capturing state events and personal moments alike while at The Queen's side.

  • The Queen’s Coronation in Colour

    Alexander Armstrong celebrates the 65th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation on 2 June 1953. Illustrated with the very best colour footage, Royal insiders who were at the centre of this momentous occasion reveal what happened behind the scenes, including the Queen’s cousin HRH Prince Michael of ...

  • The Windsors at War - Royals on the front line

    Ep. 1. An unprecedented insight into the Royals and the armed services that fight in their name. From the early 20th century to modern day conflicts such as Afghanistan.
    Episode 1 concentrates on the Duke of Edinburgh’s service in the Royal Navy during which he was to see action and the Queen’s r...

  • The Royal Jewels

    The Royal Jewels truly represent the mystery and majesty of Monarchy on display, with the Imperial State Crown itself featuring no less than 2,800 diamonds.
    This is a fascinating glimpse into the world of the Queen's personal jewellery collection.

  • 50 Glorious Years: A Royal Celebration

    A fairytale honeymoon in Africa marked the beginning of the longest marriage on the British throne. Celebrating 50 years together for any couple is an achievement but for The Queen and Prince Philip, given all the complications that their positions entail it is nothing short of remarkable.

  • HM The Queen: A Remarkable Life

    Despite her young family often having to take second place to the demands of her job, the Queen’s strength and continuity has seen Britain shed an empire and create a new and prosperous identity quite against all the odds and expectations of most leading commentators. This programme gets behind t...

  • The Making Of A Queen

    The story of an extraordinary sixteen months in British history. When King George VI died unexpectedly in February, his eldest daughter, Princess Elizabeth - just 25 years old - was thrust into the limelight, and overnight became the most famous woman in the world: the Queen of England.

  • Royal Secrets: An Extraordinary Queen

    On National Women's Day True Royalty celebrates the strength and dignity of England's Queens.

  • A Royal Tour of the Twentieth Century: 40s and 50s

    The early Royal Tours capture the celebration and optimism of a post WW2 world but there is tragedy in store as the young Princess Elizabeth hears the news of her father's death whilst in Kenya celebrating her marriage.
    For the next 20 years the Royal Family was to be confronted by the changing f...

  • A Royal Tour of the Twentieth Century: 60s and 70s

    Political and social upheaval throughout the 60's and 70's was to change the role of the Windsors' relationship to the Commonwealth as former colonies moved to independence following often turbulent times.
    Inevitably there was a distinct change and a new World Order, bringing with it diminished...