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Queen of the World - The Queen’s Christmas Message (video)

Queen of the World broadcasts Tuesday 25 September at 9.15pm on ITV


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Queen of the World - The Queen’s Christmas Message


Narrator: But today, it’s the local wildlife which is tuning in….

Film Crew Member: Excuse me. Is it possible I can just ask, because there was a bird noises outside, is it possible to redo it from the top?

HM The Queen: From the top of the second page?

Crew: From the very start

HM The Queen: You want the whole thing again?

Crew: If possible. Thank you.

HM The Queen: In 2018, I will open my home to a different type of family.




This new two-part ITV series offers a unique insight into Her Majesty The Queen’s role as a figure on the global stage and the baton she is passing to the younger members of the Royal Family as they continue to build the Commonwealth connection.


Filmed over more than a year with privileged access to The Queen, her family, her staff and her residences, this landmark series tells the story of how the Commonwealth has been a central focus and passion throughout Her Majesty’s life.


Queen of the World features behind-the-scenes moments with the Sovereign and other members of the Royal Family, including the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Princess Royal, and the Countess of Wessex.


As the family and world leaders discuss the importance of the Commonwealth to the Queen, the series will document the way in which she passes her knowledge and experience to the younger generations. 


Drawing on cine footage from The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's private film archives and treasures of the Royal Collection, the series will offer a unique perspective on the Queen’s role as Head of the Commonwealth.