MONDAY 14 MAY
MONDAY 14 MAY
A Very Royal Wedding — Monday 14 May, 7.30pm on VIBE
Before Harry and Meghan, William and Kate and even Charles and Diana, the very first televised royal wedding set the trend for all to follow. In 1947, Princess Elizabeth married Duke Philip Mountbatten in an extravagant ceremony organised by a loyal, post-war commonwealth. In this New Zealand premiere documentary, British actor Alexander Armstrong meets the people who were there on the day.
King George and Queen Mary: The Royals Who Rescued the Monarchy — Monday 14 May, 8.35pm on BBC UKTV
A portrait of Elizabeth II's grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary, which examines the lasting legacy of the couple who rescued the monarchy from potential disaster. Born and brought up in the Victorian age, George was conservative and an unsuccessful parent who bullied his children. His wife Queen Mary revered the monarchy and obeyed her husband. Yet in the face of social change after WWI, George turned out to be a remarkable innovator, creating the House of Windsor and reinventing many of the royal traditions we know today.
The Real Princess Diaries: From Diana to Meghan — Monday 14 May, 9.30pm on E!
The Real Princess Diaries: From Diana to Meghan will discuss the evolution of royal life and the future of the modern day Princess through the lives of three trailblazing women: Diana, Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan Markle.