Thu 10 Aug 2017, 13:40
It’s almost 20 years since the world was shaken by the passing of the beloved Princess Diana.
In the documentary Diana: In Her Own Words watch a mixture of her recordings with her voice coach Peter Settelenin and some public footage including the car accident that claimed her life. Don't miss this heart-wrenching doccie on Sunday 13 August at 20:05 on National Geographic. See what you can expect in the video below:
In the recordings Diana opens up about private matters, the details about her marriage with Prince Charles and revealing things about her bodyguard Barry Mannakee, whom she was rumoured to be in a relationship with.
She also discusses what mechanism she used to cope with the stresses and how she approached the Queen for advice.
The documentary has aired in the UK and there has been mixed reactions of sadness at what was really happening behind the scenes and dissapointment at the Royal family:
If you'd like to see the dramatic week leading up to Princess Diana’s funeral, a time when the future of the monarchy was in serious doubt, don't miss Diana - Seven Days That Shook the World on Sunday 13 August at 18:00 on BBC Lifestyle.
Don’t miss the documentary The Last 100 Days of Diana on Friday 25 August at 19:30 on M-Net.
This doccie drama features her extended interview with British Journalist Martin Bashir and takes a look at her last summer and talks about plans of her life after her divorce from Charles and her relationships with surgeon with Hasnat Khan.
Watch Diana: Tragedy or Treason as the docu-series series examines new evidence and features exclusive interviews from insiders to shed new light on the life and death of one of history’s most beloved figures. From Thursday 31 August at 20:00 on TLC Entertainment
Watch the video to see what you can expect:
ITV Choice will also be broadcasting two documentaries new and exclusive to South Africa.
Diana and the Paparazzi - Thursday 31 August at 20:00
Diana and the Paparazzi explores the Princess’s ‘love-hate’ relationship with the people who courted and hunted her. Twenty years on from her tragic death in a Paris car crash, those closest to Diana will reveal how she enjoyed using the press for her own ends and to make sure that her pictures told a story and cemented her brand as “The People’s Princess”. They include her brother, her personal bodyguard, her press spokesman, her favourite journalist and the photographers and paparazzi who put her on the front pages. Many stories about Diana are told exclusively and for the first time, including the truth behind some of the most iconic images of her.
Diana: The Day The World Cried - Friday 1 September at 20:00
Diana: The Day The World Cried is the story of that day – her funeral – as told by people who were there, from some of the famous faces at Westminster Abbey to those behind the scenes such as the funeral’s chief architect Sir Malcolm Ross who had just six days to plan the whole event; chief pallbearer Captain Richard Williams who had the weight on the nation on his and his men’s shoulders and the former Royal Protection Officer who looked after Diana and the two Princes and travelled in the hearse with Diana’s coffin. Many of the interviewees are talking exclusively for the first time.
Here's a gallery of Diana: