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    'The Crown' season two: Claire Foy defends Nazi storyline (exclusive)

    As we reacquaint ourselves with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip we are confronted with far darker storylines concerning the monarchy from 1956 to 1963.

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    Meghan Markle: 7 films and TV shows you never realised she was in

    Meghan Markle’s acting career has seen her appear in big series but with a small role. Meghan Markle is about take on her most challenging role to date after becoming engaged to British royal Prince Harry. The question is, will Markle give up her acting career now that she’s about to join the British royal family?

  • The Story Behind The Royal Family Documentary You're Not Allowed To See
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    The Story Behind The Royal Family Documentary You're Not Allowed To See

    The Royal Family’s relationship with the media is a complicated one, guarded at best and deeply suspicious at worst. Called simply ‘Royal Family’, the fly-on-the-wall doc, directed by the then-head of the BBC’s documentary department Richard Cawston, it aired on June 21, 1969, was repeated one week later on ITV and then variously that year, before being locked away deep in the BBC vaults and never shown again. It represented the first time that TV cameras had been given permission to document the Royals going about their daily business in such a manner, with the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward all featuring, and a voiceover penned by 'Yes Minister’ mastermind Sir Antony Jay.