Clip description Keywords
 The Queen's Silver Jubilee
The Queen's Silver Jubilee

Duration: 01:14

Melvyn Bragg looks back on the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977.

 
Golden Jubilee Party at the Palace
Golden Jubilee Party at the Palace

Duration: 03:31

Prince Charles makes his famous 'Mummy' speech during the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations .

 
Gunpowder Plot
Gunpowder Plot

Duration: 01:00

The failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605 became a propaganda victory for King James I.

 
How did Queen Victoria correspond with her adult children?
How did Queen Victoria correspond with her adult children?

Duration: 00:58

Queen Victoria's letters to her adult children demonstrate how she uses the same level of control which she tried to exert over her children when they were small.

 
How Princess Elizabeth met her Prince
How Princess Elizabeth met her Prince

Duration: 02:46

Andrew Marr tells the story of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s romance, marriage and early family life together.

 
Marriage of HRH Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (audio)
Marriage of HRH Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (audio)

Duration: 25:41

A radio broadcast of the marriage of HRH Princess Elizabeth with Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947.

 
Prince Philip celebrates his 90th birthday
Prince Philip celebrates his 90th birthday

Duration: 01:54

Highlights from the Duke of Edinburgh's 90th birthday celebrations.

 
Prince Philip interviewed by young people in 1965 (audio)
Prince Philip interviewed by young people in 1965 (audio)

Duration: 28:31

The Duke of Edinburgh is interviewed by teenagers on the 'Let’s find out' programme about his life and hopes for the future.

 
Prince Philip speaks about conservation
Prince Philip speaks about conservation

Duration: 01:01

Prince Philip speaks to Fiona Bruce about his personal opinions on wildlife and environment conservation.

 
Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen
Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen

Duration: 01:14

Princess Elizabeth returns to Britain to assume the throne following the death of her father.

 
The 1947 royal wedding of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh
The 1947 royal wedding of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh

Duration: 01:53

Highlights from the Queen's wedding to the Duke of Edinburgh on 20 November 1947.

 
The aftermath of the fire at Windsor Castle
The aftermath of the fire at Windsor Castle

Duration: 03:42

Andrew Marr describes the Queen's "Annus Horribilis".

 
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Duration: 03:58

Highlights from the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953.

 
The Diamond Queen
The Diamond Queen

Duration: 01:32

Andrew Marr discusses the Queen's 60-year reign.

 
The Duke of Edinburgh on the importance of technical skills in the modern workplace
The Duke of Edinburgh on the importance of technical skills in the modern workplace

Duration: 08:26

The first interview with a member of the Royal Family on television in 1961. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, discusses the importance of raising the status of apprenticeships.

 
The Duke of Edinburgh talks as head of the WWF
The Duke of Edinburgh talks as head of the WWF

Duration: 11:10

The Duke of Edinburgh talks as head of the WWF in 1988 about environmental issues including the panda, black rhino and hunting.

 
The early life of the Queen
The early life of the Queen

Duration: 03:31

Andrew Marr tells the story of the Queen's childhood, tracing her life from her birth until the death of her father in 1952.

 
The Queen returns to London after the death of Diana
The Queen returns to London after the death of Diana

Duration: 01:01

John Simpson reports on the moment the Queen returned to Buckingham Palace following the death of Princess Diana.

 
The Queen's visit to Berlin
The Queen's visit to Berlin

Duration: 01:36

Queen Elizabeth II addresses a crowd in West Berlin on her state visit to Germany at the height of the Cold War.

 
Victoria's difficult relationship with her sons
Victoria's difficult relationship with her sons

Duration: 02:19

Queen Victoria had a difficult relationship with her sons Bertie and Leopold. Their adult attitudes were a consequence of their childhood.

 
What was Queen Victoria like as a wife and a mother?
What was Queen Victoria like as a wife and a mother?

Duration: 01:43

Queen Victoria didn't like her babies and refused to breastfeed them. She saw babies as an unnecessary distraction from pursuing her strong relationship with her husband, Albert.

 
Young Queen Victoria
Young Queen Victoria

Duration: 01:19

An insight into the unhappy childhood of Queen Victoria.

 

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