Royals Keeping the Crown: Series 1

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History Documentary hosted by Derek Jacobi, published by Curiosity inc in 2021 - English narration

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Royals Keeping the Crown: Series 1 Nothing quite captures the world’s attention like the rise, the fall, and the rebranding of royalty. From Queen Victoria’s attempts to unite Europe, to the end of Russia’s Romanovs, right up to Princes William and Harry, this series explores the survival strategies of royals through the ages.

[edit] The Cousins War

Queen Victoria attempts to create peace in Europe through royal marriages; when three cousins linked by Victoria's royal blood turn against each other, and plunge Europe into the First World War, the Queen's dream of peace turns into a nightmare.

[edit] Nazi Royals

In this episode, Royals across Europe embrace fascism. King George V knows he must keep his country safe from the dangers of Nazi Germany. But when his eldest son Edward VIII abandons royal duty for love, the crown is thrown into a deep crisis.

[edit] Post War Amnesia

World War II might be over, but it still casts a long shadow over royal family’s, particularly those with links to fascism. In Britain King, George VI works to keep his brother’s closeness to the Nazis away from the British people.

[edit] Breaking Tradition

In this episode, royals discover that breaking with tradition can get them into deep water, while other royals embrace change and by doing things differently, manage to cling onto their crowns. During the 60s and 70s, royal culture meets celebrity culture, giving the crown a popularity boost.

[edit] Rebel Princess

In this episode, Queen Elizabeth has clung to power, but the royals’ position is made all the more perilous as powerful anti-establishment voices in the press threaten to end the era of deference to royals.

[edit] The Pursuit of Normal

To survive into the future, the royal family must reinvent themselves - ditching their ‘stiff upper lip’ approach, appearing more ‘normal’, in order to stay relevant and in touch with their subjects.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1080 x 1920
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9
  • Audio Codec: MPEG-4 AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 4800Hz
  • Audio Channels: Stereo 2
  • Run-Time: 50 mins
  • Framerate: 25.97 Fps
  • Number of Parts: 6
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 1.45 GB Average
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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