Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for 65 years as the Queen of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. The Queen, who has witnessed incredible social, political and cultural changes in her reign, has retained the purpose and dignity of the British Monarchy. From the death of her father King George VI, to the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton, this is the true story of how the young Princess became a great Queen.
Interviews with: Queen Elizabeth II, Hugo Vickers (Royal biographer), Camilla Tominey (Royal Editor NBC), Jenni Bond (Royal Correspondent), Tim Heald (Biographer Prince Philip), Arthur Edwards (Royal Photographer), Robert Lacy (Royal Historian)
Biography, History, Royals
RUNTIME: (90 Min)
RELEASE DATE: 01/01/2012
For sixty-five years Queen Elizabeth II has reigned as the Queen of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. Her reign has seen three different generations look upon her as one of the two young Princesses, then the reliant Queen of a changing Empire, to now, a stately grandmother of the two Princes, William and Harry. Queen Elizabeth II has witnessed incredible social, political and cultural change in her reign, all while retaining the purpose and dignity of the British Monarchy. Governments will come and go, but the Monarch will always remain a vital guardian of Britain's history, democracy, and cultural heritage. This documentary features contributions from Prime Ministers, senior politicians, Royal biographers, social historians and Royal correspondents. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: The Golden Reign will illuminate the career of the Queen who has served her nation throughout its trials and tribulations. The release of this program is scheduled to coincide with the Golden Jubliee of Queen Elizabeth II in March 2012. Featuring archive footage of the major events of the Queen's reign, along with a new HD previously unseen scans of film footage to provide a unique and revealing portrait of one of Britain's most revered Royal Family in the world. From the death of her father King George VI, to the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton, this is the true story of how the young Princess became a great Queen.