Private Lives
Private Lives
Private Lives

2010

15

1 Season

Documentary

Private Lives

: In this series, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Dr Tracy Borman, goes behind closed doors to reveal the private lives of six historical figures.

Private Lives

: In this series, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Dr Tracy Borman, goes behind closed doors to reveal the private lives of six historical figures.
more

2010

15

1 Season

Documentary

Private Lives

: In this series, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Dr Tracy Borman, goes behind closed doors to reveal the private lives of six historical figures.

Private Lives

: In this series, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Dr Tracy Borman, goes behind closed doors to reveal the private lives of six historical figures.
more

Season 1

Private Lives Of The Roman Emperors

E 1 - Private Lives Of The Roman Emperors

44m

Explores the scandalous exploits of Roman Emperors. What drove Claudius' wife to poison him? Did Tiberius torture those who spurned his sexual advances? And what caused Emperors Galba, Otho and Vitellius to all come and go within twelve months?

Explores the scandalous exploits of Roman Emperors. What drove Claudius' wife to poison him? Did Tiberius torture those who spurned his sexual advances? And what caused Emperors Galba, Otho and Vitellius to all come and go within twelve months?

Private Lives Of The Kings And Queens

E 2 - Private Lives Of The Kings And Queens

44m

Featured in this episode are the huge debts and enormous greed of King George IV and the secret life and lover of Edward II.

Featured in this episode are the huge debts and enormous greed of King George IV and the secret life and lover of Edward II.

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Private Lives Of The Tsars

E 3 - Private Lives Of The Tsars

43m

This episode examines Peter the Great's penchant for collecting the preserved remains of deformed babies, as well as practicing unlicensed dentistry on his servants.

This episode examines Peter the Great's penchant for collecting the preserved remains of deformed babies, as well as practicing unlicensed dentistry on his servants.

Private Lives Of The Holy Men

E 4 - Private Lives Of The Holy Men

44m

Exploring the legend of 'Pope Joan', how Pope Gregory turned the persecution of heretics into an art form during the Inquisition of 1232, and the murder, greed and excesses of the Borgias.

Exploring the legend of 'Pope Joan', how Pope Gregory turned the persecution of heretics into an art form during the Inquisition of 1232, and the murder, greed and excesses of the Borgias.

Private Lives Of The European Monarchs

E 5 - Private Lives Of The European Monarchs

44m

Featuring Louis XIV's reign of flattery and sycophancy, the stormy marriage of Spain's Philip and Joanna, and Austrian Empress Maria Theresa's meddling in her children's lives.

Featuring Louis XIV's reign of flattery and sycophancy, the stormy marriage of Spain's Philip and Joanna, and Austrian Empress Maria Theresa's meddling in her children's lives.

Private Lives Of The Pharaohs

E 6 - Private Lives Of The Pharaohs

44m

A look at Queen Hatshepsut's penchant for dressing like a man and Nefertiti's decision to marry the deformed and sickly Akhenaten.

A look at Queen Hatshepsut's penchant for dressing like a man and Nefertiti's decision to marry the deformed and sickly Akhenaten.