Drawing on newly available evidence, this epic series explores the Windsor dynasty’s gripping family saga, providing fresh insights into how our royal family have survived four generations of crisis
This episode reveals fresh insights into how George V rescued the monarchy by dumping his family’s German roots, and explores the Edward VIII abdication crisis.
In 1947, as Britain suffers from crippling post-war austerity and the worst winter on record, a lovesick Princess Elizabeth and her ailing father, George VI, visit South Africa on a fraught royal tour
This episode reveals how Prince Philip was the Windsors’ most radical moderniser, and how in the 1960s he harnessed the medium of television to revamp the royals’ public image.
Prince Charles tries to avoid replicating Edward VIII’s romantic mistakes, while Lord Mountbatten acts as Charles’ kingmaker and matchmaker.
This episode examines the huge challenge that Diana’s popularity and tragic death posed to the royal family.
Prince Charles is the most outspoken heir to the throne in the Windsors’ history and has promised a radically different vision for the monarchy. But will his reign make or break the Windsor dynasty?