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Diamond Queen

(3 of 3) (#103)

The final episode examines the defining moments of the Queen’s reign, beginning with her accession to the throne in 1952 and her Coronation 16 months later. Marr examines how she has coped with decades of changing – and sometimes tense – relations with the media; looks back in time and ahead to royal Jubilees and charts her trip to Australia to look at what some see as her most enduring achievement – the Commonwealth. For the first time, all of her adult grandchildren have their say about ‘The Diamond Queen. [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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