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An examination of the Queen as global mover and shaker.

Newsreader George Alagiah follows in the Queen’s footsteps as he revisits some of the Commonwealth countries she’s toured.

But this is not just a travelogue about the crowds that gathered or the VIPs she met – it’s a look at how important the Commonwealth is to our monarch and why she has been fundamental to its success.

In 1953, the Queen left behind five-year-old Prince Charles and three-year-old Princess Anne for six months as she went on tour.

With fantastic archive footage (those hats!) and interviews with people she met, this is a celebration of a strong woman who knows about bringing people together whatever their race, religion or politics.