blood sex royalty anne boleyn
Anne Boleyn

Review: Blood, Sex & Royalty

Blood, Sex & Royalty is the latest Netflix documentary on the Tudors. The three episodes focus on Anne Boleyn’s rise to become King Henry VIII’s Queen. It stars Amy James-Kelly as Anne Boleyn and Max Parker as King Henry VIII. The experts in the series are, amongst others, Suzannah Lipscomb, Lauren Mackay, Tracy Borman and [read more]

princess
Diana Princess of Wales

Review: The Princess (2022)

The 25th anniversary of Diana, Princess of Wales’s death has led to new or updated documentaries. The Princess (2022) is one such new documentary. The documentary is quite literally off to a shaky start, without much of an intro. It remains unclear what The Princess tries to achieve. Where is the angle? Is there something [read more]

Elizabeth II

Review: Elizabeth: A Portrait in Part(s)

It is no surprise that the Jubilee year would see at least one new documentary on the impressive 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Elizabeth: A Portrait in Part(s) was directed by Roger Michell, who died in September 2021 and is thus his last project. The documentary unfolds under several headings, such as Mummy, Horribilis and [read more]