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Crown Prince Alexander to tell his life story in brand new documentary

The filming of a new royal documentary series has recently started in London, chronicling the life story of Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia.

It’s called “The Crown, the State, and the People,” and will focus the experiences and achievements of the man whose family lost their throne just months after his birth.

It will be made by Lazar Vukovic of Wolf Entertainment which made a documentary on the surprising fanbase of one of the characters from the most famous British sitcom of all, Only Fools and Horses. “Boycie in Belgrade” was a hit and the makers are hoping their new fil will bring a royal story to a different audience.

The documentary series has already started filming and at a poignant location. In March 2023, the crew began work at Claridge’s hotel in London. Crown Prince Alexander was born in Suite 212 there in 1945. His family had been in exile from Yugoslavia since 1941. Alexander was baptised at Westminster Abbey with King George VI and the future Queen Elizabeth II among his godparents.

The producers of the film plan to film in Serbia and around the world as they portray Crown Prince Alexander’s experiences, using the different aspects that have shaped his life. They will also talk to people who have known and worked with him for the documentary.

Crown Prince Alexander said: “I was very happy to begin the filming in the very place where my journey started, and I am looking forward to taking further part in this project and speaking about moments in my life. I am also looking forward to many other people participating and joining me in telling my life story.”

Lazar Vukovic, the independent producer at the helm of this project, believes this documentary to be an immensely significant undertaking. Vukovic also emphasizes the importance of maintaining independent production, ensuring that Crown Prince Alexander retains complete editorial control over the content.

The interest in this documentary series has already drawn interest from broadcasters. However, by preserving its independent status, the production team hopes to guarantee the preservation of Crown Prince Alexander’s artistic vision, enabling a genuine and authentic portrayal of the life and experiences of a man who, at birth, was heir to a throne now long since vanished.

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Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen has a master in military and political history of the Nordic countries. He has written six books on historical subjects and more than 1.500 articles for Royal Central. He has also interview both Serbian and Norwegian royals. Aanmoen is based in Oslo, Norway.