Inside Windsor Castle

August 2018
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Season 1 Episode 4 - Four Divorces And A Fire: 1972-1992

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In 1972, the Queen celebrated her twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. She was photographed with the whole royal clan at Windsor looking relaxed and happy, but an unimaginable sequence of events over the next two decades at Windsor would make a mockery of this picture. The wholesome family image was consigned to history.
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Season 1 Episode 3 - Happy Families: 1952-1972

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In 1952, the keys to Windsor Castle were handed to Elizabeth Windsor. At 26 years old she was the 40th monarch to take over the Castle. But she was not just a Queen. She’d been married to Philip for 5 years and was mother to Charles and Anne. They made Windsor their family home. The private apartments they took over were Victorian and dark. Elizabeth set about a full revamp. Philip grew increasingly frustrated. He had no place in State affairs that kept his wife busy and little role in private ...
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Season 1 Episode 2 - Love And War: 1936-1953

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Windsor Castle is one of the most recognisable buildings in the world. Millions of tourists flock there each year. But Windsor is loved and cherished most by one person - Her Majesty the Queen. Elizabeth’s love affair with the castle began over 80 years ago. When she was just 10 years old, her uncle Edward VIII, changed the course of history and the life of Elizabeth’s family. Speaking from Windsor Castle in 1936, Edward abdicated - and his brother ‘Bertie’ became George VI.
July 2018
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Season 1 Episode 1 - Tragedy And Triumph: 1992-2016

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In 2016, the Queen celebrated her 90th Birthday in an extraordinary series of events at Windsor. She paraded through the streets, attended a huge pageant and a glittering private dinner. She welcomed President Obama on a State visit. It was a huge testament to her popularity. Windsor Castle, the Queen’s favourite home, was on show to the world.
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