Prince Philip: The Plot to Make a King

Prince Philip: The Plot to Make a King

Available on Prime Video, BBC Select
S1 E1: It was portrayed as a fairytale royal romance. But the truth was far more complicated. Drawing upon unpublished memoirs and interviews with royals, this documentary reveals the inside story of Prince Philip’s union to Queen Elizabeth: from the strategic matchmaking efforts of Philip’s ambitious uncle Lord Mountbatten to the political and personal strain caused by the prince’s German heritage.