A documentary about the British royalty is all set to premiere on May 29, as Queen Elizabeth II is completing her 70 years of reign. With this, a documentary that will feature the never-before-seen footage of the British royal is going to be premiered for the audience.
The documentary on British royalty is titled as ‘Elizabeth: the Unseen Queen’, which has a running time of 75 minutes. The documentary will be comprised of Queen’s life, as it will focus on the early years and the childhood days of Queen’s life. Which will comprise her birth to her coronation at the age of 27 in 1953, as per the reports.
According to the reports, the BBC television documentary is going to feature several home recordings belonging from the Royal Family. The recordings until this point were only privately held in the British Film Institute vaults.
The Queen gave permission to the BBC studious to access the footage
Queen gave her permission to the BBC studious to access the footage and along with that the producers and editors had viewed over 400 reels of film. Whereas the home recording includes previously lost newsreels and several behind-the-scenes recordings of officially sponsored state events.
As per the reports of BBC, the documentary is going to feature several landmark and important events that happened in Queen’s life also including Prince Philip’s 1946 visit to Balmoral Castle, shortly before the pair’s engagement became public.
Other than that there are several other things too which will be depicted in the film, such as the rare captures of the Queen with her uncle Prince George, the Duke of Kent, and footage of the royal family at Blamoral in 1951, a year before King George VI passed away. Along with that, the film will also comprise the newsreel audio and public speeches from the Queen, in lieu of traditional narration or interviews.
The documentary titled ‘Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen’ which will be helmed by Simon Finch and along with Julia Harrington and Harvey Lilley serving as the executive producers. The film is going to air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.