The Queen has made a rare appearance in a TV documentary to comment on her coronation.

The BBC programme, which tells the story of the crown jewels and the ceremony of crowning a new monarch, features the Queen chatting with royal commentator Alastair Bruce.

In the hour-long film, the Queen recollects: “I’ve seen one coronation, and been the recipient in the other, which is pretty remarkable.”

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Three weeks after she turned 11, the then Princess Elizabeth saw her parents crowned at George VI’s coronation at Westminster Abbey on May 12 1937.

The Queen later acceded to the throne on February 6 1952.