Premieres Sunday, August 13 at 8 PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
The series goes behind-the-scenes in the largest and longest-occupied castle in the world. It is far more than just a castle and a home; for nearly 1,000 years it has been the stage on which some of the biggest names in British history have plotted, planned and executed their most controversial deeds. Windsor has seen countless royal births, deaths and marriages, and has withstood numerous sieges and battles. With gripping dramatic reconstructions, intimate interviews and revealing archive footage, “INSIDE WINDSOR CASTLE” uncovers the truth about Britain’s most famous family and castle.
For decades now, Windsor Castle has been the stage for a series of scandals, secrets, and spectacles for Queen Elizabeth II and her family. Join us as we reveal the stories that took place behind this castle's walls, from early beginnings to today. Interviews with former castle insiders show what life was, and is, like for the world's most famous family.
Watch as Queen Elizabeth II handles a defiant mother, a black sheep uncle, and a changing world in the early years of her reign. Discover stories of war, cover-ups, love, and scandal at Windsor Castle before, during, and after World War II. View a ruinous 20-year period at Windsor Castle and how Queen Elizabeth II battled to protect the family name. Then follow Queen Elizabeth II as she battles through the darkest years of her reign to find peace in her later years.