Behind the scenes at the royal palaces to reveal the hidden world of the Grenadier Guards. Major Sullivan and Sgt Major Munro have their work cut out maintaining the impeccable Grenadier standards as many of their most experienced men are sent to fight in Afghanistan. However, they don't include new recruit Steven Cooper, who longs to swap his sentry box outside Buckingham Palace for a place on the frontline, nor oldest soldier Conway Seymore, who retires from his beloved band to the strains of Auld Lang Syne