Princesses of the World
Sunday December 23 at 11 pm ET & Tuesday December 25 at 10 am ET / 10 pm ET on CBC News Network
Of all the fables recited as children, none is more enduring than that of the Fairytale Princess. Whether born or married into the Royal life, real-life Princesses have much in common with that of their fairytale counterparts. Dining on the finest cuisine, being dressed by Couturiers' and winning the hearts of subjects is typical behaviour for those select few destined to become Princesses of the World.
This engaging and fascinating one hour special travels the globe looking at the history, journey and extremely public lives of often intensely private Princesses. The beauty and style of Hollywood Princess Grace of Monaco; the public's fascination with its "Queen of Hearts", Princess Diana of Wales; the controversial lifestyle choices of Princesses Caroline and Stephanie of Monaco; the destiny of Aiko, Princess Toshi of Japan; the celebrity of Letizia, Princess of Asturias; the "fairytale" of Crown Princess Mary of Denmark; the charm and charitable work of Princess Maxima of the Netherlands; the glamour of Princess Soraya of Iran; the destiny of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden and the as yet undetermined future of Princess Beatrice of York.
Princesses of the World presents a fascinating portrait of the most beautiful and beloved royal women of the past 50 years. Take your viewers on a regal tour of the romance, happiness, heartache, tragedy and controversy that is the life of these modern-day fairytale princesses.