Their iconic images, captured in famous portraits and paintings, are part of the very fabric of national culture. In carefully-arranged poses, the Kings and Queens of history still look down upon us today - powerful symbols of bygone ages.
Which is all well and good, but actually, they were just human beings, with the same ticks and foibles, bad habits and weaknesses, as the rest of us. So we’ve once again asked Tracy Borman to investigate – this time she looks long and hard at the very colourful private lives of Charles II, Queen Victoria, Louis IV, George III and the Prince Regent and Henry VIII.
- Duration: 5 x 60 mins
- Channel: VIASAT and YESTERDAY
- Available: September, 2017
- Sales: TCB Media Rights