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    • Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    On the occasion of the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, respected royal broadcaster Jennie Bond explores the life of the longest reigning British monarch. Born a minor royal, Elizabeth is now the most recognisable woman in the world. Admired by many, she has reigned through a period of unprecedented change, keeping the monarchy strong and consistent despite the end of empire, public scandals and private loss. This newly written history uses actors and eyewitness observation to bring to life the story of this most remarkable woman.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ep. 2: From Princess to Queen (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    July 1939: Elizabeth meets Philip, her future husband. The War Years. The Royal wedding. Charles is born.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 6: Princess Diana and the New Generation (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. The Falklands War. The relationship between Charles and Diana begins to fail.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 1: A Sheltered Childhood (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Elizabeth is born. Tales of early childhood. The King dies, and the Wallis Simpson crisis ensues. King George VI is crowned.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 5: Dismantling the Empire (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The British Empire gradually dissolves. A TV documentary is made about the Royal Family. The Queen's Silver Jubilee; and the assassination of Lord Mountbatten.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 7: Annus Horribilis (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Annus Horribilis. Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson split up. Princess Anne divorces Mark Philips. The shaming Squidgygate and Camillagate scandals.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 3: Coronation and Commonwealth (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Elizabeth is crowned. Elizabeth and Philip embark on a huge tour of the Commonwealth.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 4: International Glamour (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The glamourous life touring the World; and the difficult romances of Elizabeth's sister Margaret.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 8: Rebranding the Monarchy (Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch)

    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Princess Diana dies. The monarchy rebrands itself for the future.

    Regular price: $2.99