Ten-part series about the history of the royal family told through rare archive footage and the personal stories of its inner circle. When Edward VIII abdicated, his younger brother, Albert Duke of York, suddenly became king and took the name George VI. Within three years the nation was plunged into the Second World War. Struggling with a speech impediment and failing health, the father of Queen Elizabeth II joined forces with Churchill to lead his peoples and stand firm against the Axis powers.
|Episode Title:||For King and Country|
|Airs:||2016-08-07 at 20:30|