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Windsor Castle Fire

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 November 2012

In November 1992, a fire devastated Windsor Castle - a symbol of the British monarchy and Queen Elizabeth's weekend home. Coming at the end of a year of family problems, the blaze upset the Queen deeply and led her to declare 1992 her "Annus Horribilis".

Sir Hugh Roberts, one of the Queen's art experts, recalls the fire and the five-year project to restore Windsor Castle to its former glory.

PHOTO: Press Association.

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