Jessica Hope

Jessica Hope is Royal Central's Blog Editor. She also reports on upcoming TV shows and radio programmes about the Royal Family and reviews broadcasted shows.



  • Review of episode two of The First Georgians: The German Kings who made Britain

    by - May 10, 2014
    Following on from last week’s episode, which focused on the issues that the new Georgian dynasty faced with the ascendance of George I, in the second episode Dr Lucy Worsley continued with her investigation into the lives...
  • Review of episode one of The First Georgians: The German Kings Who Made Britain

    by - May 2, 2014
    Here at Royal Central, we were delighted to have the chance to interview Historic Royal Palaces’ Chief Curator Dr Lucy Worsley last month about her upcoming television series on the first Georgian Kings of Great Britain. Last...
  • Countess of Wessex to open new NSPCC house

    by - Apr 8, 2014
    The Countess of Wessex, who is President of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, will officially open a new children’s service centre, Carole House, in Newcastle-under-Lyme on 29th April. Carole House was...
  • Preview of final episode of ‘The Plantagenets’

    by - Mar 30, 2014
    In the final episode of The Plantagenets, Professor Robert Bartlett reveals the events that led to the downfall of England’s longest ruling dynasty in the fifteenth century. The Death of Kings sees Professor Bartlett discuss the bloodiest...
  • Prince Charles warns new housing is urgently needed in London

    by - Mar 26, 2014
    Earlier today, Prince Charles spoke out against the rocketing housing prices in London, and has warned that if intervention is not taken soon then it is likely that younger generations will not be able to afford...
  • Preview of episode two of ‘The Plantagenets’

    by - Mar 22, 2014
    After the dramatic events of last week’s episode, Professor Robert Bartlett continues his investigation into England’s longest ruling dynasty in the second installment of this BBC Two series, The Plantagenets. Professor Bartlett discovers how the later...
  • Preview of episode one of ‘The Plantagenets’

    by - Mar 16, 2014
    In this new BBC Two three-part documentary series, Professor Robert Bartlett reveals the dramatic stories behind England’s longest ruling dynasty, the Plantagenets. In the first episode, The Devil’s Brood, Professor Bartlett begins his investigation into this...
  • Her Majesty wins ‘royal mum of the year’

    by - Mar 16, 2014
    Her Majesty The Queen has been voted the ‘Royal mum of the year’ in a survey created by Disney. The poll was issued as part of Disney’s search for the ‘Celebrity Mum of the Year’ for...
  • The Queen and Prince Philip present the award for the Professorship of Music to Royal Holloway

    by - Mar 14, 2014
    Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip visited Royal Holloway on Friday morning to celebrate the Department of Music’s outstanding standard of teaching and research. As Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived at the...
  • The Queen’s new State Coach Britannia set to enter royal service

    by - Mar 9, 2014
    The State Coach Britannia is set to enter royal service soon, having reached the Royal Mews after years of construction, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.  The new state coach for the Royal Family, which was completed in 2010 by coachbuilder W.J....