Wednesday, February 17, 2016
April will be Royal Month on ITV Choice with documentaries about the British royal family, including secrets about the Queen and Princess Diana.
April will be Royal Month on ITV Choice (DStv 123) with several documentaries during the month about the British royal family - including the sharing of fascinating secrets about Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana.
With unprecedented access, this "first and exclusive broadcast in Africa" shows fascinating archive footage mixed with interviews with Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry, Camilla and pop star Cheryl Cole, telling the story of the organisation's journey as a youth charity.
From Fergie's topless scandal to Charles and Diana's divorce, to the Great Fire at Windsor, the documentary looks at how the Queen weathered the storms that threw the royal family into a profound identity crisis.
Two episodes will be shown every Friday, back to back.
Each half hour of Royal Secrets will reveal secrets about members of Britain's royal family, with substantial exclusive footage from ITV's Royal Archive.
Ep 1: Edward and MrsSimpson
Ep 2: First Steps (Royal babies)
Ep 3: Royal wives
Ep 4: Born to be King (Prince Charles)
Ep 5: The Queen's Sister (Princess Margaret)
Ep 6: The Man who would be King (Prince William)
Ep 7: The Diana File
Ep 8: Safe Hands (Queen Elizabeth II)
Ep 9: For King and Country (George V)
Ep 10: Royal Mistress (Camilla Parker Bowles)
Prince Philip : The Plot to Make a King on ITV Choice on Thursday 7 April at 20:00 is an hour long documentary as a "first and exclusive in Africa" broadcast telling the inside story of the tensions that were unleashed when Queen Elizabeth II fell in love with Prince Philip.
Young Philip, it was felt, "was rough, ill-mannered, uneducated, and would probably not be faithful," according to one courtier. The documentary draws on unpublished memoirs to show how Philip were maneuvered for a royal marriage as early as 1939 when the Queen was just 13.
This documentary highlights his unique relationship with the Queen and shows his work during several royal and state events as he talks about some of the most memorable and poignant royal moments he has filmed.
The Secret Photos of the Duke and Duchess on ITV Choice on Friday 8 April at 20:00 is an hour long documentary that offers new insight into the romance between the King and "the divorcee", revealing for the first time ever more than a 1 000 personal photos that the Duchess of Windsor gave to her gardener on the Duke's death and which have remained hidden until now in a trunk of mementoes.