Spying on the Royals

  • 2018
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

In this revelatory new two-part history series, recently declassified documents blow the lid on the most famous royal scandal of the 20th century, and perhaps the most controversial espionage operation in British history.

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Spying on the Royals Season 1
Declassified documents bring to light the secret story of the stunning events of 1936, detailing the most controversial espionage operation in British (more…)
Spying on the Royals Season 1
Declassified documents bring to light the secret story of the stunning events of 1936, detailing the most controversial espionage operation in British (more…)

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Episode 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Mar 21, 2018 $2.99

Newly declassified secret files reveal how King George VI himself paid for espionage on his own brother, the former Edward VIII, based on intelligence that Edward was attempting to usurp George VI. And fears of Wallis and Edward’s scheming was so great, that Wallis and Edward were tailed, bugged, and their phone tapped in an operation carried out on the orders of the American president himself.

Episode 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Mar 14, 2018 $1.99

December 1936: King Edward VIII telephoned his brother Bertie to tell him that he could no longer be King if it meant losing the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson. His every word was being scrutinized by intelligence officers. This royal romance can now be seen through a unique new perspective: the eyes of those who spied on Edward VIII, and Wallis Simpson, creating a secret dossier unlike any other.

Episode 2 Season 0, Episode 2 Mar 21, 2018 Paid

Newly declassified secret files reveal how King George VI himself paid for espionage on his own brother, the former Edward VIII, based on intelligence that Edward was attempting to usurp George VI. And fears of Wallis and Edward’s scheming was so great, that Wallis and Edward were tailed, bugged, and their phone tapped in an operation carried out on the orders of the American president himself.

Episode 1 Season 0, Episode 1 Mar 14, 2018 Paid

December 1936: King Edward VIII telephoned his brother Bertie to tell him that he could no longer be King if it meant losing the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson. His every word was being scrutinized by intelligence officers. This royal romance can now be seen through a unique new perspective: the eyes of those who spied on Edward VIII, and Wallis Simpson, creating a secret dossier unlike any other.

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  • Premiered: April 1, 2018
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: In this revelatory new two-part history series, recently declassified documents blow the lid on the most famous royal scandal of the 20th century, and perhaps the most controversial espionage operation in British history.