|01||Country Squire And Stamp Collector||20040726|
The monarch's personal account of the opening days of the year the Great War began, broadcast for the first time with special permission from Her Majesty the Queen to mark the 90th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.
Read by Timothy West and presented by historian Robert Lacey on location at Sandringham.
|02||Man Of The People And A Mutiny In Ireland||20040727|
|03||Pioneering Royal Visits And A Distant Assassination||20040728|
Blazing June and there's still no mention of war as the Queen's grandfather records his private thoughts and sets up his office in a tent on the lawn a Buckingham Palace.
|04||Peacemaker And Blackmail Victim||20040729|
As June turns to July the King hosts delicate peace negotiations to solve the Irish problem, as the whiff of an old scandal threatens to reappear.
|05 LAST||Countdown To War||20040730|
The Queen's grandfather records his growing anxiety as the country is dragged into war, and cheering jingoistic crowds gather as the Royal Family establish a new tradition by appearing on the balcony at Buckingham Palace.