Grand rehearsals for the investiture

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BBC One. First broadcast: 27 June 1969

Martin Bell reports on the grandiose and meticulous rehearsals ahead of the Investiture of Prince Charles as The Prince of Wales on July 1 1969. It features an interview with Lord Snowdon who talks about his role in designing the stage for the investiture at Caernarfon Castle.


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