Royal Family Gives Access for Documentary

Britain's royal family has given a TV crew unprecedented access to Windsor Castle ( search) for a documentary series about life in the royal household.

Buckingham Palace (search) said Thursday that a team from production company RDF (search) had been filming at the castle, west of London, for a year.

The three-part series, tentatively titled, "Windsor," (search) and due to be broadcast by the British Broadcasting Corp. (search) next fall, includes an interview with Prince Philip and several scenes featuring Queen Elizabeth II (search).

A palace spokeswoman said Philip would speak about his role as a ranger for the castle's extensive grounds and parks.

RDF, best known for producing reality TV series "Faking It" and "Wife Swap," said it had sold television rights to the series to the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States, as well as broadcasters in Canada, Australia and Germany.