THE ROYAL PROCESSION OF THE LATE PRINCESS MOTHER

The Royal Court of Thailand

In 1998, the BBC broadcast a two-part documentary on Thailand’s royal family, entitled The Royal Court of Thailand. Unlike the previous BBC documentary on the subject, Soul of a Nation, broadcast in 1980, it was a balanced and sometimes critical view of the monarchy.

A very interesting article by British academic Roger Kershaw that reviews the documentary as well as William Stevenson’s flawed but fascinating book The Revolutionary King can be read here.

Here is part 1 of the documentary, in full:

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