Already binged on The Crown Season Four and feeling a bit of misplaced? Worry not, there’s loads of royal content material to assist fill the void.
Curiosity in Princess Diana, particularly, has surged after the late princess was introduced within the new season—performed by Emma Corrin—and as individuals have rediscovered her story on The Crown, so to have previous documentaries about Diana seen an uptick in viewers.
The Story of Diana
This two-part documentary first aired on ABC in 2017 to mark the twentieth anniversary of Princess Diana’s death. The feature-length episodes, produced by ABC and People magazine, discover Diana’s life and ascension to the Princess of Wales and the People’s Princess.
“These interviews shall be woven along with People‘s unparalleled reporting, in addition to charming archival footage of the Princess of Wales. The documentary won’t solely discover the outstanding chapters of Diana’s life, but can even delve deeply into the methods during which her story stays related at the moment. This tv occasion will remind the world why they fell in love with Diana within the first place – and can introduce her to a whole new technology,” stated ABC on the time.
Diana: In Her Own Words
This British documentary, first aired on the U.K.’s Channel Four in August 2017, proved controversial as a result of it used non-public footage by no means earlier than seen within the U.Ok. of Diana speaking in regards to the breakdown of her marriage to Prince Charles.
The tapes had been recorded conversations between Diana and her speech coach Peter Settelen between 1992 and 1993.
Some excerpts were proven within the U.S. on NBC in 2004, however In Her Personal Phrases marked the primary time the footage aired in the U.K. and reportedly prompted Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, to plead with Channel Four to not air the tapes.
The Diana Interview: Revenge of a Princess
A newer documentary, first aired by the U.K.’s ITV this month, investigates the circumstances surrounding Diana’s notorious 1995 BBC interview with Martin Bashir during which she revealed Prince Charles’ infidelity with the well-known line “there have been three of us on this marriage”.
The 2-part documentary aired as questions had been raised about how Bashir managed to persuade Diana to do the interview. Bashir is accused of tricking Diana into doing the interview by having a BBC graphic designer create faux bank statements to convince Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, that the royal family was paying people to spy on her.
The BBC is now independently investigating the allegations.
Where to watch: Netflix