Power cutbacks sweep the country as the government reaches an impasse with the striking mineworkers. Meanwhile, Charles's family decides to take action as his involvement with Camilla grows more serious.
Elizabeth contemplates paying the exiled and ailing Duke of Windsor a visit in Paris to discuss how his relationship with Wallis Simpson changed his life amidst Charles's budding romance with Camilla Shand.
The royal family agrees to open their lives to a documentarian to reconcile their public image. However, the unwanted arrival of someone from Greece jeopardizes their attempt at positive public relations.