Corporal of Horse Christopher Slater, The Life Guards Squadron of the Household Cavalry Regiment

In Her Majesty's Service Episode 6 of 6

First transmitted in 1977, this programme provides a unique insight into the day to day life of Corporal of Horse Christopher Slater, Life Guards Squadron, The Household Cavalry Regiment. Great attention is spent ensuring that horse and rider, and their associated equipment, are in pristine condition ready to turn out to perform their royal ceremonial duties.

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Thu 4 Aug 1977 19:40
BBC Two except East, South East, Yorkshire

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This is a personal film that looks at life in the Life Guards Squadron from the inside. It includes aspects of Corporal of Horse Christopher Slater’s family life as well as following his regimental role to provide a well-rounded portrait of his place within the Household Cavalry Regiment.

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