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Queen & Country

Queen & Country

In 2012 all eyes are on Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's second longest-reigning monarch, as England marks Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee. Veteran newsman Sir Trevor McDonald looks at the traditions and institutions surrounding the monarchy, from Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace through the queen's royal visits... to some of the greatest royal palaces.

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  • London: Royal City (1 of 4) (#101)

    The tradition of Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace and a visit to Horseguards are showcased. [56 minutes]

  • Royal Visit (2 of 4) (#102)

    The Queen attends the Braemar Gathering in Scotland visits Liverpool. [56 minutes]

  • The Queen's Possessions (3 of 4) (#103)

    The Queen has some surprising possessions, including Westminster Abbey and the Chapels Royal. [56 minutes]

  • Traveller (4 of 4) (#104)

    In Perth, Australia, Queen Elizabeth is on tour before opening the Heads of Government Meeting. [56 minutes]

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