Princess Elizabeth | Queen Elizabeth II's journey to the throne
This collection follows Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's journey from princess to monarch, from her first broadcast at the age of 14 to the announcement of her accession at 24.
These programmes reveal the role that the young princess played both during the difficult days of World War II and in the years following, when the nation struggled to recover from the devastation of war. They also recall the huge public affection Princess Elizabeth attracted through her early dedication to her country and the newly formed Commonwealth.
A message from Princess Elizabeth to the Nation's children.
Princess Elizabeth celebrates the achievements and service of the YWCA.
Princess Elizabeth's speech to the Commonwealth from Cape Town.
BBC television film on the royal tour of South Africa in 1947.
Newsreel of the marriage of Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten.
The announcement that Princess Elizabeth has had a son.
A warm Lancashire welcome for the royal couple as they visit Liverpool and Manchester.
Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh meet delighted crowds.
Newsreel of the first public appearance of Princess Anne.
An enthusiastic welcome in Athens for Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Princess Elizabeth takes the salute for the first time.
President Truman welcomes the royal couple to Washington DC.
King George VI's final farewell to his eldest daughter.
John Snagge announces the death of King George VI.
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