The king is dead, long live the queen
Podcast Episode 2
After a decade of hardship, Britain gets back on its feet as it heads into the 1950s.
The country celebrates the Festival of Britain in 1951
A year later mum recalls her memories about the passing of King George IV and the coronation of Queen Elizabeth.The Festival of Britain 1951 The death of King George VI in 1952 – Britain Mourns The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953 The Carry On movie series The King's Speech Movie stars and celebrities from the 1950s 12 Angry Men Get the 1950s look