DIANA'S HIDDEN STRENGTH
TV Guide Magazine|September 27 - October 27, 2021
A new docuseries reveals an assertive, more complex People’s Princess
JOHN HOGAN

NEARLY 25 YEARS after her death, she remains the Queen of Hearts. But even now, we continue to learn more about Diana Spencer—and her fortitude. A new six-part CNN docuseries, Diana, probes how a country girl from the east of England grew up to wed a prince and become a role model for generations to come.

Going in, exec producer Matt Robins wanted to avoid depicting Diana as a tragic figure. “Because she died young, we tend to put that tag onto her,” he says. “She was born into a privileged life full of joys. Emotionally she goes through some incredibly tough times, but what we try to do that’s different is to apply a 21st century lens.”

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