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Royal Wives of Windsor

ITV1

FORMAT: 2 x 60′

This two-part social history documentary series explores how the women who wed into the house of Windsor over the last century have transformed the most famous dynasty in the world. Each royal wife a sign of her times, a mirror of our cultural history and a reflection of how the monarchy has had to re-invent itself. All have faced judgement by the British public. Their fairy-tale weddings, scandals, fortitude, sense of duty and tragedy have shaped our nation. Now Meghan is about to enter the monarchy, what can she expect from life as a royal wife? Entertaining, thought provoking and shedding new light on Britain’s royal history, these films combine rare archive with insightful commentary from a host of contributors including David Starkey, Jeremy Paxman, Penny Junor and Rachel Johnson.