Keeping it in the Royal Family


With the births of Prince George and Princess Charlotte heralding a new generation, this gripping new documentary investigates the roots of the British Royal Family. Keeping It in the Royal Family unveils the fascinating legacy of Leopold I of Belgium, who masterminded marriage policies between all the major European monarchies, from Norway and Sweden to Portugal, Greece and Bulgaria.

Through stunning dramatic reconstructions, uncover the past of Britain’s most famous family. An examination of the kinship of Queen Elizabeth II reveals genealogical connections with all the European monarchies still in existence. But where exactly do the roots of the Royals lie and what significance does it have for the family as we know them today? (50m)