s1 e2: Private Lives Of The Monarchs S01E02

The Secret Life of George III and the Prince Regent: In Kew Palace near Richmond, Tracy reveals the story behind not one but two of royal history’s most infamous private lives which are forever intertwined: the tragic ‘mad’ King George III and his son the Prince Regent. Tracy explores their fractious relationship, which was made worse by the King’s madness, a condition that has attracted fascinating theories. Tracy explains how a handsome and popular young man with exquisite manners, a witty conversationalist, the first gentleman of England, indeed turned into a bloated, boorish and bullying monster, who abandoned his friends, not to mention all consideration and politeness.

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