BBC unveils Charles III documentary from Oxford Films, with Helena Bonham Carter narrating

Charles III: The Coronation Year (Source: BBC/Oxford Film & Television)

BBC One in the UK is prepping a 90-minute documentary take viewers behind the scenes of the first year of the reign of King Charles III.

Charles III: The Coronation Year is from Oxford Films and will offer insights into the life of the king and Queen Camilla, with Helena Bonham Carter narrating.

The doc will air this December as part of the BBC’s Christmas offering and provides exclusive access through landmark moments of the first year of their reign, as they embrace their new roles and carry out their work and duties.

Kate Phillips, BBC director of unscripted, said: “It’s a real privilege to be given such extraordinary behind the scenes access to the first year of King Charles’ reign.

“It is a remarkable time in history and this documentary will offer a unique insight into King Charles and Queen Camilla, and the preparation and planning leading to their coronation – a momentous ceremony watched by millions around the world.”

Executive producer for Oxford Films is Nicolas Kent and the BBC commissioning editor for the BBC is Simon Young. It is directed by Ashley Gething, produced by Faye Hamilton and the writer and co-producer is Robert Hardman.

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