ROYAL DIPLOMACY

ROYAL DIPLOMACY

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ROYAL DIPLOMACY
  • Elizabeth II, the Diplomat Queen

    In the Royal diary, nothing is more important than state visits, which for a thousand years have symbolised diplomacy at the highest level (some visits perhaps requiring more diplomacy than others!) The Queen has met all 12 presidents of the U.S. serving during her reign and now prepares to meet ...

  • 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...

  • Royal Recipes: Diplomatic Relations

    What did The Queen serve to President Obama? Michael is joined by chef Paul Ainsworth in one of Britain's grandest stately homes to showcase food served at the grandest Royal state banquets, as well as more informal meetings between the Queen and visiting world leaders. Paul cooks a dish inspired...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Royal Recipes: India & Empire

    Michael Buerk is joined by chef Paul Ainsworth to celebrate royal food inspired by the days of India and Empire. Using recipes that have been hidden in the royal archive for over a hundred years, Paul cooks up quail and potato curry, said to be a favourite of Queen Victoria.

  • Prince Philip at 90

    Meet the dashing young Greek Prince who captured both heart and hand of the world's most eligible Princess. From his extraordinary beginnings living in exile to the marriage that has lasted over 70 years, this is a uniquely candid portrait of the man whose devotion to duty has been so central to ...

  • The New Royals

    The Young Royals have reclaimed the front pages but is this a blessing or a curse? More controversially are some Royals even starting to exploit their celebrity status for commercial gain?

  • Prince Philip: 70 Years of Service

    As Prince Philip has stepped away from his public duties, Alan Titchmarsh looks back on the Duke's work and life to date. Alan Titchmarsh has interviewed Prince Philip on several occasions and was granted one of his last formal interviews, gaining a rare insight into the mind of the man who is kn...