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Today: The Queen's night out in London for VE Day

April 28th, 2015

Episode 317 of 1275 episodes

A Channel 4 documentary to be broadcast tonight tells the story of the Queen and Princess Margaret's night out in London on VE Day, 8 May 1945. The sisters slipped out of Buckingham Palace to party in secret on London's streets. For the first time, eyewitnesses who were with Elizabeth and Margaret that night reveal what happened as the princesses joined the thousands of revellers celebrating the end of the war. Alistair Pegg is a producer at Blast Films; Diana Athill is a publisher and writer who was in London on VE day and Correlli Barnett is a historian who was in London on VE day.

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