What will King Charles III bring to the role?

Stream Born To Be The King on BBC Select

As Charles, Britain’s longest serving heir apparent, ascends the throne as King, those who know him well – who have worked for and with him – discuss what he achieved as the Prince of Wales and what he will bring to his new role of monarch.

This unique BBC royal family documentary, which includes archive footage and intimate interviews with the then Duchess of Cornwall and Prince of Wales, highlights the impact that he had on the country as heir to the throne, and reveals what is important to him and how that will translate to him becoming King.

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