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Diamond Queen

Episode #101

Andrew Marr observes the day-to-day duties of the Queen and learns about the remarkable skills she has acquired in 60 years of walk-abouts, state visits and receptions. [52 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: 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 for the period of more than a year and a half.

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  • Episode #102

    Andrew Marr assesses the Queen's moves to modernize the monarchy over the last 60 years, from the abolition of the presentation of debutantes in 1958 to the very modern wedding of the Duke and... [51 minutes] Closed Captioning

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    The final episode examines the defining moemnts of the Queen's reign, beginning with her accession to the throne in 1952 and her coronation 16 months later. [52 minutes] Closed Captioning

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