This programme tells the gripping story through the last years of Elvis's life - as told by the people who were there with him, 24 hours a day. Sheila Ryan, Elvis's long term lover speaks for the first time ever, about her years with the star, in Las Vegas, on tour, and at Graceland. Her incredible story will surprise, shock and sadden you as she reveals the destructive spiral of substance abuse, eating disorders, and much more. Elvis's friend and personal assistant Joe Esposito talks about the star's obsession with guns, karate, his extreme generosity and women in his life. Don Wilson, one of Elvis's boyhood pals tells his story about their friendship along with many other close friends and co-stars including Sheree North, Mary Ann Mobley and Diane McBain. Find out about the extraordinary control that Colonel Tom Parker had over Elvis, and the real story of why Priscilla left Elvis for the Karate instructor Mike stone. The final chapter of The King's life unfolds in a series of compelling interviews, news footage, rare home movies, dramatic re-enactments and footage from Elvis's last tours. Uncover the mystery and rumours surrounding the death of arguably the greatest entertainer the world has ever known.