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Watch these British royal family documentaries on Netflix and Amazon


Netflix and Amazon have some really good documentaries when it comes to the British royal family.

So how should we spend our time? Here are a few Netflix and Amazon documentaries you can watch these days.

The royals have cancelled all their royal engagements, due to which we won’t get many updates about them. So, there are a few documentaries dedicated to the British royal family. Less than six months ago in October 2019, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were speaking frankly in their own documentary.

There are so many documentaries about the British royal family out there. It’s practically not possible to pick just one. That is why we’ve narrowed it down to only 4 which can we currently watched on Amazon and Netflix. Without further delay, here are 4 British royal family documentaries you can stream right now.

Also read: 5 ways Queen Elizabeth has modernized the royal family after acquiring the throne.

  • Diana: 7 Days That Shook the World

Now streaming on Netflix, Diana: 7 Days That Shook the World is a 93-minute documentary from the U.K.’s Channel 5. It basically showcases how the people grieved for Princess of Wales, Diana, after her death on Aug. 31, 1997.

The untimely death was caused following a car accident in Paris, France. The crash killed her and two others leaving behind Diana’s bodyguard as the lone survivor after the crash. The documentary first aired in the U.K. on May 30, 2017. Multiple videos of the flowers and cards from the public placed outside Kensington Palace in her honour of Diana in the days following her passing. 

  • The Windsors: A Royal Family

The Windsors: A Royal Family is a four-hour long documentary. It is split into four major parts & easily available on Amazon. Each episode covers a different time period within the British royal family. 

Beginning with King George V in the first episode the documentary then moves on to Edward, Duke of Windsor who abdicated the throne to marry Wallis Simpson. From there, Queen Elizabeth II’s reign is highlighted.

  • The Royals

What’s unique about The Royals, a six-part docuseries from 2014, is that it’s broken up by topic. Easily accessible to watch on Amazon, each episode covers a unique subject; royal weddings, royal funerals, royal scandals, babies etc. It has 4.6 stars out of 5  and some proclaim that “If you’re really into Princess Diana, this series is definitely for you,”.

  • The Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth II

This 2013 documentary directed by Alan Byron mostly covers Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. It boasts quite an impressive rating of 4.5-stars on Amazon. Most of the British historians are interviewed in the documentary and few notable names like the queen’s cousin Margaret Rhodes and of course, the queen herself. 

Also read: 5 must-read quotes from the royal ladies that will inspire you for life.

Featuring rare archival footage according to the documentary’s description, reviewers found The Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth II to be a “fascinating biography” and “informative as well as entertaining.”

Which Amazon or Netflix documentaries are you planning to watch? Comment below 🙂  ⇓