Radio 4’s eight-part series The Art of Monarchy was made by the BBC in collaboration with the Royal Collection to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
Presented by BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz, the programmes explore almost 1,000 years of the Monarchy through the works of art acquired by Kings and
You can listen to all eight programmes on the BBC’s series website which was built in collaboration with the Royal Collection and will remain as a permanent resource. You can view all the objects in the series and other works of art that illustrate the eight themes on this website. Here you will also find links to learning resources and can read the curators’ blogs.