The Diamond Queen 2012 | TV Show Watchlist
Profiling Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, from the perspectives of Princes William and Harry.
Premiered: June 3, 2012
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This final episode concentrates on the journey we have all been on with The Queen and looks towards the future. How Britain has changed and grown up with The Queen. The triumphs shared from the Coronation to the inauguration of the Prince of Wales, the Silver Jubilee, Golden Jubilee and current preparations for the Diamond Jubilee.
This second episode assesses The Queen's move to modernize the monarchy over the past 60 years. Andrew Marr also explores the challenges faced by the royal family following the `annus horribilis' of 1992, which saw the break-up of two marriages, one divorce and the fire at Windsor Castle, and also focuses on Her Majesty's historic visit to Ireland.
Andrew Marr looks closely at the influence of The Queen's family, and hears from The Queen's grandchildren about what it must have been like to become Queen at age 25. Marr examines exactly what The Queen's role as Head of State actually entails, and follows her to the Middle East and the USA to assess the global impact of the Royal Family on British trade and international relations.
Andrew Marr presents a landmark BBC documentary celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years as Head of State of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth. For the first time in modern history a Monarch reaches their Diamond Jubilee. To mark the occasion The Diamond Queen presents a definitive analysis of The Queen's reign, examining her history, constitutional role and responsibilities and her impact around the world.
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- Premiered: June 3, 2012
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Profiling Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, from the perspectives of Princes William and Harry. (more)