I decided to do a more discreet thing which ultimately wasn’t discreet but I chose to hurt myself instead of hurting any of you’.”Described as showing Diana “uninhibited, free-talking and candid”, the documentary also features contributions from her former private secretary Patrick Jephson and former royal bodyguard Ken Wharfe, who are both highly critical of Charles and his aides.
I, for one, believe there are lessons to be drawn from her life and from the extraordinary and moving reaction to her death.
In explosive footage to be shown for the first time in Britain, Diana’s voice will be broadcast from beyond the grave, revealing how she turned to her royal in-laws, desperate for help.
She later tells her in-laws that her treatment had caused her to suffer an eating disorder, saying: “I didn’t think I was good enough for this family so I took it out on myself – I chose to hurt myself instead of hurting any of you.”In videos filmed with the Princess’s voice coach Peter Settelen, she claims Prince Philip advised Charles to give his marriage five years and then go back to his mistress, Camilla Parker Bowles, if it didn’t work out.
An estimated 2.5 million people tuned in on television to watch the ceremony at Westminster Abbey, which featured a powerful eulogy from Diana's brother, Earl Charles Spencer, and a performance from Elton John.
Afterward, her body was laid to rest on a small island at her family's estate, Althorp.