Diana: In Her Own Words

Princess Diana was one of the most iconic women of the 20th century. Now, for the 20th anniversary of her untimely death in 1997, National Geographic presents the definitive and intimate story of Diana, in her own words. With previously unseen footage and archive interviews, this is the ultimate Diana documentary of all time, exploring the extraordinary life and tragic death of the most filmed and photographed woman in the world.

Diana: In her own Words weaves archival footage and photography with rarely heard recordings. These were made in 1991 when she actively participated in a series of secret interviews with a close friend on behalf of journalist Andrew Morton, who was writing her biography. At the time the world was unaware that her marriage to HRH Prince Charles was in crisis and the tapes reveal Diana’s thoughts and feelings and the split in public and private personas.

Told entirely in the Princess’ voice, with no interviews, most of these unique recordings have never been broadcast before and present one side of a very complicated story – her side. She discusses everything from her childhood and marriage to bulimia and postpartum depression, all of which provides a fascinating fresh new perspective on the emotional life of the People’s Princess.