Sunday, July 1, at 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 6 at 9:00 p.m., Sunday, July 8 at 3:00 p.m., Friday, July 13 at 9:00 p.m., Sunday, July 15 at 3:00 p.m., Friday, July 20 at 9:00 p.m. & Sunday, July 22 at 4:00 p.m.
The Queen has three official residences. Among the few working royal palaces in the world today, they serve as both family homes and as the setting for the business of Monarchy.
Each has its own distinctive story - long histories that reflect good and bad times, triumph and tragedy and, of course, the lives of some of our most memorable kings and queens.
Monday, July 2 & 9 at 10:00 p.m.
Britain's Royal Weddings
The intimate story of Britain's royal weddings, from the Queen Mother through to Princess Margaret, told from the point of view of people who were there. Sophie Raworth discovers how traditions began, how weddings change to reflect the changing times, and what it is like to be part of staging an event that is watched by millions.
Sunday, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 7:00 p.m. & Monday, July 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 11:00 p.m.
Queen & Country
In 2012, all eyes are on Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's second longest-reigning monarch, as England marks her Diamond Jubilee. In the wake of the celebration of her 60 years as British monarch, Trevor McDonald's Queen & Country, offers viewers a look at the customs surrounding the monarchy - from the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace to the Queen's royal visits - and a glimpse of the greatest historic royal places.
Tuesday, July 3 at 9:00 p.m. & Tuesday, July 10 & 17
at 8:00 p.m.
Michael Woods: The Story of England
Visit the village of Kibworth, Leicestershire, with historian Michael Wood as he tells the 2,000-year-old story of this one settlement throughout English history. Kibworth, located in the heart of England, lived through the Black Death, the English Civil War, the Industrial Revolution and World War II. Intertwining the local and national narratives, Wood presents a moving and informative picture of one local community through time.