A crown at bath time – how the Queen juggled motherhood and royal duties

Never-before-seen family videos of Queen Elizabeth (plus corgis!) with Prince Charles and Princess Anne as children reveal the Queen’s maternal side


As Queen Elizabeth got ready to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee, Prince Charles shares home videos filmed by the Queen herself.


In a one-of-a-kind BBC documentary, Prince Charles pays tribute to the Queen as a young mother.

Intimate shots of Queen Elizabeth tickling a giggling Prince Charles and filming the royal children buried up to their necks in sand, illustrate the loving side of the Queen as a mother.

Aside from the Queen practicing wearing her crown at bath time, something Prince Charles jokes, “was quite funny”, they seem like any other family – particularly when having fun on a Norfolk beach.

Prince Charles will say, “The Diamond Jubilee gives us the chance to celebrate with pride all that the Queen means to us – whether as a nation or as one of her children,” reports the Daily Mail.

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