A Rare Glimpse of Royalty

Jul 21, 2017

8pm ROYALTY CLOSE UP: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF KENT GAVIN - History /Art/Culture - Go Behind-the-Scenes with the Royals’ Favorite Photographer.

Over his long and prolific career, photojournalist Kent Gavin has traveled the world documenting everything from devastated war zones to heartbreaking seal hunts, but he is perhaps best known for his work with the British royal family.

Utilizing an incredible vault of previously unreleased photographs, award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores the work of photojournalist Kent Gavin. From royal tours abroad to magical moments at Buckingham Palace to rare glimpses of emotion at Westminster Abbey, this prolific photographer has captured it all.


This four-part series takes an in-depth look at the workings of some of Scotland’s most magnificent country estates through the eyes of the current owners, the ghillies, the gardeners and the housekeepers, not forgetting the paying guests who frequent these stunning country estates. 

DUMFIRES - Tour the interior of the fabulous Dumfries House, an architectural gem that boasts one of the largest collections of Chippendale furniture in the world. This once-neglected mansion was dramatically brought back to life and saved for the nation by HRH The Prince of Wales.