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Written by: BoonesFerry [04/01/12, 20:29]
a two-part portrait of elizabeth ii's grandparents, king george v and queen mary, which examines the
lasting legacy of the couple who rescued the monarchy from potential disaster, and whose influence
persists to this day.
genre: family | history
status: new series
network: bbc two ( united kingdom)
airs: tuesdays, wednesdays at 09:00 pm
runtime: 60 minutes
premiere: january 03, 2012
king george and queen mary: the royals who rescued the monarchy is a documentary series which
focusses on queen elizabeth ii's grandparents, king george v and queen mary. the series takes a look
at the legacy of the couple who managed to rescue the monarchy from potential disaster, and whose
influence still exists now.
1x01 -- episode 1 (jan/03/2012)
the series takes a look at king george v. he was born and brought up in the victorian age and was
very conservative. following social change after the first world war he ended up being a remarkable
innovator, creating the house of windsor, embracing democratic reform, and reinventing many of the
royal traditions that we still have at the moment.
1x02 -- episode 2 (jan/04/2012)
the series takes a look at queen mary, who was picked as a future queen consort by queen victoria.
she was originally supposed to marry prince eddy, heir to the throne but following hiss death she
became involved with his brother george.