BBC to chronicle the life and loves of Princess Margaret in new

The programme will include interviews with Basil Charles, former owner of Basil’s Bar on Mustique, where the princess had a holiday home. There will also be contributions from Lady Anne Glenconner, a childhood friend and later lady-in-waiting, and Craig Brown, who catalogued the princess’s celebrated rudeness in a recent biography…. The BBC is to explore the private life of Princess Margaret in a new documentary series, after Vanessa Kirby’s sympathetic portrayal in The Crown led to a reappraisal of the Queen’s troubled younger sister. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “She was a trailblazer, she was a little bit of a rebel. She wanted to have the [royal] life but she also wanted to have a normal life,” Charles tells the programme. read more