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Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Series looking at the Queen's three official residences. Fiona Bruce explores the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, one of Britain's smallest palaces.

Documentary series taking a look at HM the Queen's three official residences. Britain's least well-known royal palace and yet probably the most romantic, Edinburgh's Palace of Holyroodhouse sits in the shadow of the dormant volcano Arthur's Seat.

It is also one of Britain's smallest palaces and yet events at Holyrood have determined the fate of three countries - England, France and Scotland. It was also the last place where a royal prince challenged the right of an English king to sit on the throne.

Fiona Bruce discovers remarkable objects from the Royal Collection that are intimately bound to the Palace's turbulent history - from the spectacular Darnley Jewel with its many hidden messages to the cat-and-mouse needlework of a doomed queen.

59 minutes

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Fri 19 Jul 2019 02:40

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Role Contributor
Presenter Fiona Bruce
Producer Deborah Lee
Director Deborah Lee
Executive Producer Basil Comely
Production Manager Marian Lacey
Camera Operator Justin Evans
Sound Engineer Ali Pares
Makeup Artist Adam Beck
Dubber Karl Mainzer