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Edward and Mrs Simpson drama

Title
Edward and Mrs Simpson drama
Genre
Interview
TX Date
21 Dec 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:20
Description
Interview with Lady Diana Cooper on the authenticity of the television series Edward and Mrs Simpson, dramatising the abdication of King Edward VIII in 12/36. She also talks about her late husband, former cabinet minister Duff Cooper, and his role in the affair. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Diana Cooper
Keywords
Television; Marriage; Royal family; Royalty; Television drama; Wallis Simpson; Abdication of Edward VIII; Abdications (events); King Edward VIII; Diana Cooper; Duff Cooper

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