Andrew Marr presents a documentary series looking at the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II. 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.
Andrew Marr tells the childhood story of the young girl who never expected to reign. He looks closely at the influence of her grandfather, father and mother and the impact of the abdication, and examines exactly what the Queen's role as head of state actually entails.
- KET Thursday, August 28 at 3:00 am EDT
Andrew Marr assesses Queen Elizabeth II's moves to modernize the monarchy, from the abolition of the presentation of debutantes in 1958 to the very modern wedding of William and Catherine. He looks back at the challenges faced by the monarchy in the 'annus horribilis' of 1992, follows the Queen on her groundbreaking visit to the Republic of Ireland, and looks back on the happy times she spent on the Royal Yacht Britannia.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 2 at 9:00 pm EDT
- KET Thursday, September 4 at 3:00 am EDT
Andrew Marr looks at the defining moments of HM the Queen's reign, beginning with her accession to the throne in 1952 and her Coronation sixteen months later.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 9 at 9:00 pm EDT
- KET Thursday, September 11 at 3:00 am EDT