Elizabeth: Our Queen

Series 1
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Series 1, Episode 2 - Modernising the Monarchy

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The 50s and 60s brought plenty of challenges, as Elizabeth tried to bring the royal family's image into the modern age. She made use of technology to get closer to her people via her first televised Christmas message, befriended Labour PM Harold Wilson, and invited the BBC into Buckingham Palace.
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Series 1, Episode 2 - Modernising the Monarchy

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The 50s and 60s brought plenty of challenges, as Elizabeth tried to bring the royal family's image into the modern age. She made use of technology to get closer to her people via her first televised Christmas message, befriended Labour PM Harold Wilson, and invited the BBC into Buckingham Palace.
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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Early Years

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Elizabeth's early years are explored, from the day she learned she would eventually be Queen to her studies with the Provost of Eton and the tour of Kenya during which she learned her father George VI had died.
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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Early Years

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Elizabeth's early years are explored, from the day she learned she would eventually be Queen to her studies with the Provost of Eton and the tour of Kenya during which she learned her father George VI had died.

4. Tragedy & Triumph

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The break-up of her children's marriages took their toll.

3. Crown in Crisis

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In the 1990s, Elizabeth faced her most challenging decade.
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Season 1, Episode 8: Happy and Glorious

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As Elizabeth moved into the 2010s, there was a new confidence in her reign as she used her 60 years of experience to reconcile old adversaries and celebrate her Diamond Jubilee.
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Season 1, Episode 7: Reinventing the Royals

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At the turn of the millennium, the break-up of her children's marriages and the deaths of Diana, Margaret and the Queen Mother took their toll on Elizabeth. But she emerged from the tragedies as a more relaxed and accessible monarch.
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Season 1, Episode 6: The Crown in Crisis

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In the 90s, Elizabeth faced the most challenging decade of her reign, including her famous 'annus horribilis', during which three of her children's marriages failed, and fire destroyed much of Windsor Castle.
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Season 1, Episode 5: Strong and Steady

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Through the 70s and 80s, Elizabeth was thrilled to see her sons married, but also faced a strained relationship with her first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. Though the two women worked hard to present a united front, they were dogged by press rumours of trouble between them.
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