BBC America Remembers Princess Di

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BBC America will mark the eighth anniversary of Princess Diana’s death with a special evening of programming Saturday, Aug. 27.

Diana's Legacy debuts at 8 p.m. (EST/PST). The network said the special “tells an almost unbelievable tale of revenge from the grave. It reveals how Diana, in preparation for a custody battle, collected a series of secret recordings and letters. After her death, items from her private collection were somehow released at the precise moment when they would be the most damaging and embarrassing for the Royal Family. Diana’s Legacy also shows how the Royal Family has struggled to reinvent itself in the wake of her death, borrowing her PR moves.”

A documentary about Diana’s two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, follows at 9 p.m. The network said the film shows how the two young princes face a lifetime of duty and publicity, tracing their childhood as they are groomed by Prince Charles and Diana for their very public roles as adults.

Finally, BBC America will present an encore of William’s Women at 10 p.m. During the special, “royal watchers” speculate on who William will marry and, therefore, who will be the future Queen of England.

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