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Pick of the Week: The People’s Wedding

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 3:18:02 PM

 

On this day, 20th November, 71 years ago, Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten. It was only two years after the war and the occasion marked a glimpse of joy in an otherwise bleak period of austerity and rationing. Sir Winston Churchill put it aptly in describing the marriage as, “A flash of colour on the hard road we have to travel.”

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Topics: The Queen, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth, Wedding

Royal News Round Up – 23rd November

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 3:15:09 PM

 

With Prince Charles’s 70th birthday coming to a close, The Royals’ busy schedule of appointments continues unabated. From a post box time capsule to the anniversary of a certain wedding engagement, here are the highlights of the Royal calendar from the last five days.

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Topics: Meghan Markle, The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince William, Prince Harry

Pick of the Week: The Queen’s Mother in Law

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 24, 2020 12:59:39 AM

 

Prince Philip’s mother, Princess Alice, had a troubled yet remarkable life but surprisingly it is a story not many people know about. She died peacefully on this day (5th December) in 1969 in Buckingham Palace but her life was full of turbulence and turmoil.

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Topics: Prince Philip, Prince Alice, Queen Elizabeth

Royal News Round Up – 1st February

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:27:14 PM

 

From cute nicknames to the future of Buckingham Palace, get your weekly regal fix in this week’s Royal News Round Up.

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Topics: The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince William

From Horses to Magic: Our 6 Favourite Royal Hobbies

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 8, 2020 4:19:42 AM

 

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Topics: Meghan Markle, The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince William, Prince Harry

Now Live! The Queen’s Castle Collection

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:57:50 PM

 

If you want to go beyond what the tourist sees when they look round Windsor Castle, then The Queen’s Castle collection is your answer. The filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to both castle and Queen. Filming over the course of a year, these documentaries show that this turreted citadel is no museum: it is a living, breathing castle which serves as a beloved home to the Royal Family and their staff.

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Topics: The Queen, Prince Philip

The Truth behind The Crown: The Queen

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:21:36 PM

 

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Topics: The Queen, Prince Philip, The Crown

Prince Philip: A Man of His Century

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 3, 2020 12:41:44 PM

On this week’s Royal Beat, True Royalty celebrates Prince Philip, a man who has put duty first in 72 years of marriage to Queen Elizabeth II.

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Topics: traditions, Royal Family, Prince Philip, The Royal Beat, True Royalty TV Original, British Monarchy

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