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Behind the Scenes with True Royalty

Stream two new shows on True Royalty

True Royalty has two new programmes on their streaming service for subscribers to enjoy. Both focus on past monarchs.

“Edward and Mrs Simpson” and “For King and Country” are both now live on True Royalty.

“Edward and Mrs Simpson” discusses the first monarch in British history who voluntarily gave up his throne. It covers his childhood and his coronation as King Edward VIII. Of course, how he met American divorcée, Wallis Simpson and how their relationship evolved – leading to anger in the Royal Household and the eventual abdication. You will also learn about an assassination attempt on the former monarch’s life, and how he spent his days post-abdication.

The Duke of Windsor, as he was known after giving up the throne, had bad health for many years, which is discussed, as is the aftermath of his death and the impact it had on Wallis, the Duchess of Windsor.

In “For King and Country”, the subject is the Duke of Windsor’s younger brother, King George VI, who took the throne after his abdication. It begins in 1936 as Albert, Duke of York, takes the throne while Adolf Hitler begins taking over Europe. The documentary discusses how King George VI became Britain’s wartime king. There is a focus on his speech impediment, education, brother’s abdication, and happy life with his wife, Elizabeth, Duchess of York before they ascended the throne. How they handled World War Two is discussed, as is the King’s early death which led to his daughter, Elizabeth, coming to the throne. Queen Elizabeth II will mark 70 years on the throne next year.

True Royalty is the Netflix for all things royal. From the British royals to the royals of Asia, the streaming service has it all. You can watch from your phone, tablet, computer or television. True Royalty is available in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland; it can be watched on Amazon Fire TV, Roku device, Apple TV, Android TV, Apple, Android, Comcast Xfinity, The Roku Channel, COX contour and Sling.

You don’t want to miss out on this streaming service with new programmes being added each week! Royal Central readers get an exclusive discount when they sign up. Just follow this link.

About author

Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. She's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.