The Queen's Palaces
Series Description: Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse -these buildings have been part of British royal history for hundreds of years. The Queen's Palaces showcases the art and architecture, the interior decoration and the treasures stored inside these fabulous buildings and reveals the surprising and fascinating stories behind them. As well as telling the story of the building's creation, as Fiona Bruce walks around the rooms and corridors she captures the stories and histories of works of art and fine objects, so that each film marries the chronology of history and the pure delight of a walk around a beautiful interior.
Buckingham Palace (#101)
Discover how England's most spectacular palace emerged from a swampy backwater in just 300 years. [51 minutes]
Windsor Castle (#102)
From the bowels of the Castle to the heights of the battlements, discover all sorts of royal treasures. [52 minutes]
Holyrood House (#103)
It is one of Britain's smalles palaces and yet events at Holyrood have determined the fate of three countries--England, France and Scotland. [51 minutes]