Having recently had cause to mention Queen Margrethe II of Denmark at a post at the Fan Blog for Valérie Čižmárová, “Bananas For Breakfast”, my attention has been drawn to this documentary originally broadcast – to coincide with the state visit to the UK – on BBC Two on Sunday 28th April 1974, strangely under the banner of The World About Us, which was a natural history-related strand of documentaries on BBC Television created by Sir David Attenborough. The documentary was a co-production with Danmarks Radio, produced by Jeremy Bennett, who also did the interviewing of Queen Margrethe II, with Jørgen Bonfils as his associate producer, and was narrated by Jim Douglas-Henry.
The typeface used for the titles of the special edition is one previously featured at another contribution of mine, the “Sewing it in STYLE” article by Glynis Holland in The Sun’s Annual for Girls 1973 (which I note also has a Danish connection thanks to the fashion designer Margit Brandt) – Bookman Bold Swash. Of particular note is the Danish “slashed O” character (Ø) in the name of the associate producer. Meanwhile, the typeface used for the series title, over the trademark “spinning rings”, is Helvetica.