will share childhood memories of the Coronation of her father, King
George VI, and her own investiture for the first time in a new BBC
documentary which explores the ancient ceremony.As part of a new Royal Collection
season on television and radio, the film also uncovers the symbolism of
the Crown Jewels, the 140 items of Royal ornamentation represent the
monarch’s duties and links to the people.The Queen, who was crowned on June 2 1953 aged just 27, was invited
to comment on both private and official film footage from the time and
give her private thoughts on the occasion.“I’ve seen one Coronation, and been the recipient in the other, which is pretty remarkable,” she told filmmakers.