What will King Charles III bring to the role?

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As Prince Charles, he was the longest serving heir apparent in history. After the death of his beloved mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Charles finally ascended to the throne as King Charles III. But what sort of monarch will he become?

In this BBC royal family documentary, those who know him well discuss his personality, what he achieved as Prince of Wales and how he will adapt to the role as Britain’s new king.

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