Queen Elizabeth II has never before given an interview to a TV show and this documentary marks a first for the monarch.
She will be speaking about her Coronation in 1953 and answering questions put to her by expert Alistair Bruce.How to watch The Coronation online
The programme will be broadcast on BBC One tonight and viewers can watch the show live online via the broadcaster’s video-on-demand service BBC iPlayer.
Once the one hour broadcast has finished, those that may have missed the programme can catch it on BBC iPlayer.
The Coronation is part of the 65th anniversary celebrations of the Queen’s ascension to the British throne back on June 2, 1953.
The BBC has a whole raft of programming across all of its channels and radio stations to mark the significant milestone.
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Other shows in the Royal Collection Season include Art, Passion & Power: The Story of the Royal Collection on BBC Four, a four-part series in which Andrew Graham-Dixon reveals some of the most spectacular works of art in the Royal Collection.
There is also Charles I's Treasures Reunited on BBC Two and will see Brenda Emmanus exploring the Royal Academy’s landmark exhibition Charles I: King And Collector.
BBC Radio 4 will air Stories From The Royal Collection which features Dr Amanda Foreman, who looks at the captivating stories behind the works of art in the Royal Collection through documentary material from the Royal Archives.
Finally, a concert has been recorded in the Grand Reception Room at Windsor Castle and is presented by Lucie Skeaping.
The concert will include performances on historic instruments from the Royal Collection and will be broadcast on The Early Music Programme on BBC Radio 3.
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