The triumphs and pain that came to define the woman affectionately known as the Queen Mum.

Watch The Queen Mother on BBC Select

Wife, monarch and much-loved public figure: Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, was one of the most respected members of the British Royal family. But did her friendly image disguise something darker?

This moving royal family documentary reveals the dramatic inside story of her life. The moments of pain and upheaval that defined her legacy.

How did this woman, who didn’t aspire to be Queen, fulfill her destiny?

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