ADORABLE unseen photographs of Prince George and Princess Charlotte with King Charles have been revealed.
The never-before-seen family pictures were aired in the new BBC documentary, Charles R: The Making of a Monarch.
One of the candid shots captures a sweet moment between the Monarch and Prince George bonding at a Royal picnic over a glass of juice.
King Charles is pointing to something happening out of the frame, while his little grandson looks intently in the same direction.
Another sweet moment showed the Monarch holding up a toy to Princess Charlotte when she was a tot.
She is dressed in an adorable powder blue dress, with a bow tied on the back, matched with a little blue bow in her hair.
Although the scene was photographed from the side, it is obvious Charlotte is laughing at her playful grandfather.
These memories were broadcast while an old interview with the King played.
He spoke fondly about his grandchildren, and how they inspire him to protect the planet for the next generations.
He said: “I mind so much about the future, what we’re going to leave to our children and grandchildren.
“That’s what really gets me going.”
Royal fans gushed over the pictures on social media, expressing their admiration for the Monarch and his family.
One wrote: “So nice to see this cute relationship that King Charles has with his grandchildren.”
“Grandpa King is adorable!,” commented another, “It’s very precious,” they added.
“Look how adorable they are. He is such a wonderful grandpa! So glad they have him around and vice versa.” Agreed a third.
Simon Young, the BBC’s head of history, said the programme offered “fresh insight into [Charles’s] remarkable life.
“It’s a real privilege to be trusted with such rare, unseen archive material to create a new and distinctive portrait of someone so famous and photographed.”
The documentary also aired footage shot when the King was just 18, in a 1969 film that had previously been banned by Queen Elizabeth II.
The late Monarch had famously prevented the documentary being leaked as she felt it was “cheapening” The Firm.
In the now released videos, King Charles says: “I like to think of us more as a family rather than as a firm.
“I tend to think of my family as very special people.
“And, in that sense, I’m only beginning to see my parents and the rest of my family as other people, do you know what I mean?
“That you look upon them as having their own different characteristics.”
The new documentary, showing Charles’ journey from Prince to King, also gave a private look into a Royal Family Christmas at Windsor.
A teenage Charles can be seen with his sister, Princess Anne, decorating the lavish tree with the Queen.
More footage showed fans one of Charles’ first Royal engagements – to go with his mother to witness coins being produced at the Royal Mint.
In a comical moment, another clip showed the Monarch being scolded by the late Queen for throwing sticks onto a woodland bonfire.
The King spoke about how his family taught him the ways of The Firm.
“It’s a great help to have a lot of people all doing the same thing because you can go and talk to them about it”, he said.
“You know, your own experiences and the amusing things that have happened. And you can learn a lot from each other”, he added.
BECOMING A KING
This comes as the countdown for King Charles’ Coronation on Saturday May, 6 is fully underway.
Unlike the late Queen at her coronation, the King and Queen Consort will take a much shorter route of 1.3 miles to Westminster Abbey.
Starting from Buckingham Palace, they will process down The Mall via Admiralty Arch and along the south side of Trafalgar Square.
They will continue down Whitehall and along Parliament Street before travelling around the east and south sides of Parliament Square to Broad Sanctuary and arriving at the Abbey.
During the coronation, the new sovereign is first anointed with holy oil, dressed in coronation robes, and then invested with a number of ornaments symbolising the chivalric nature of kingship.
These include the spurs, swords and armills and then the Sovereign’s Orb, which will be placed in his right hand as he is invested.
It will then be placed on the altar before the moment of crowning.
The Sovereign’s Orb is a golden globe surmounted by a cross and represents the Monarch’s religious and moral authority.
It reminds the monarch that their power is derived from God.