A landmark documentary from the BBC to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years as Head of State of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth. For the first time in modern history a Monarch reaches her Diamond Jubilee. To mark the occasion The Diamond Queen presents a definitive analysis of The Queen's reign, examining her history, constitutional role and responsibilities and her impact around the world. It features interviews with prime ministers, world leaders and special interviews with members of the Royal Family, and closely follows The Queen's working engagements around the world.
- Episode 1 - Andrew Marr tells the story of the young girl who never expected to reign.
- Episode 2 - Andrew Marr assesses HM the Queen's moves to modernise the monarchy.
- Episode 3 - Andrew Marr takes a look at HM the Queen's accession to the throne.
The 3-part BBC mini-series The Diamond Queen
has been announced for release on DVD this coming May 29th
. The 180-minute disc is priced at $19.98 SRP, and includes a bonus Commemorative Archive Montage. English subtitles are on board, for those who need them. Here is a look at the packaging: