The disappearance of Diana twenty-five years ago, and now that of Elizabeth II who, not surprisingly, changed the royal order with the rise of her son to King Charles III. Each of these events brings to life a story: that between the princess of hearts and the one who is now queen consort, Camilla. A number of Reserved area (M6) immersed himself in the exciting life of the one Prince Charles first married and who bore him his sons William and Harry. Consisting of testimonies from Diana’s bodyguards but also from recordings as excerpts from the British figure’s diaries, the program relives a special moment between the two women in the life of Charles III.
We are at the beginning of 1989. For almost eight years Lady Diana has married, not without doubts and existential crises, the son of the Queen of England. Mother of princes William and Harry, she has to face her complicated life under the pressure of the monarchy and perhaps, more difficult, the relationship between her husband and his “great friend”, or the love of youth that never has. stopped loving, Camilla. She had met him at a polo match in 1970, but their romance didn’t last as she had to join the Royal Navy. A failed love story but that will not disappear over the years, despite her marriage to the officer of the Horse Guards, Andrew Parker Bowles, the future father of her two children.
Ken Wharfe, Diana’s bodyguard at the time, intervened Reserved area this party Diana dared to go to: the 40th birthday of Camilla’s sister, Annabel Elliot. Wanting to face her rival that her husband barely hides from her, she has decided to go with her Charles to this party where there are only relatives of her husband’s lover. Embarrassed to find himself in this situation, the protector of the Princess of Wales at the time cannot leave his post, at Diana’s request. He said, according to his writings of him:I got motivated, I looked into her eyes. I said, ‘Camilla, I’d like to talk to you please, if that’s okay with you. (…) I know everything that happens between you and Charles. Be well aware. There she replies: Oh alright! It is not a melodrama. You have all the men at your feet, two adorable little boys. What do you still need? ‘ I told you Camilla. I want my husband, is that clear?“
Tense scene, the return to the car of Charles and Diana is all the more painful. But from that day Diana said she was stronger than ever in the idea of not making her marriage fail. Six years later, she manages to get a divorce, the same year Camilla separates from Andrew Parker Bowles. Carlo and Camilla formalized their new marriage in 2005, leaving ten years for this union to be accepted by Elizabeth II as well as by the whole country, so attached to her princess of hearts …