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The Queen, by Rolf

For the first time, HM the Queen allows cameras to film at Buckingham Palace as Rolf Harris paints her portrait in honour of her 80th birthday.

She talks openly to Rolf about art, animals, her coronation and the weather, as Rolf tries to capture her personality on canvas during two sittings, ten days apart.

The film follows Rolf's journey from blank canvas to finished portrait, with all the highs and lows as he struggles to complete the job at his studio.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 23 Nov 2008 21:00


Role Contributor
PresenterRolf Harris
ParticipantHM the Queen