A Royal Family Affair

Aug 24, 2017

8pm QUEEN VICTORIA’S CHILDREN: Princes Will Be Princes - History/Docudrama

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert shared a passionate marriage. Behind closed doors, royal domestic life often seemed like a battlefield.   This final episode focuses on Victoria's relationship with her sons and how, after Albert's death, they struggled to live up to his model of purity.

9pm ROYAL WIVES - History/Docudrama - Discover the fierce rivalry between two women during Britain's abdication crisis of 1936.  

A revealing new look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through the eyes of the two women at its very heart. In a series of dramatized monologues set in 1967, Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson look back at the dramatic events, which led to the British King, Edward VIII, giving up the throne for the woman he loved.