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.



  • Sarah, Duchess of York researching sequel to ‘The Young Victoria’

    by - Nov 5, 2013
    Sarah, Duchess of York has been granted access to the royal library at Windsor Castle to research a sequel to the film ‘The Young Victoria’, which was released in 2009. The film focused on Queen Victoria’s...
  • Petition shows support for Richard III burial in Leicester

    by - Oct 16, 2013
    An online petition surrounding the continuing argument of where Richard III’s remains should be laid to rest, has finished. The results portray the public’s wishes for the last Plantagenet king to be buried in Leicester, rather...
  • Filming has begun on the set of ‘The Royals’

    by - Oct 11, 2013
    The filming for a new US television series called ‘The Royals’ has officially begun. The series will be broadcasted on the E! network, with the likes of Elizabeth Hurley (Austin Powers, Gossip Girl), Tom Austen (The...
  • Latest royal book offerings

    by - Oct 5, 2013
    Here is an insight into just a handful of royal must-read books which have been recently released or will be appearing in our bookshops and online in the very near future. The New Royal Family: Prince...
  • Queen’s Press Secretary to leave and work for Archbishop of Canterbury

    by - Sep 25, 2013
    It has been announced this week that The Queen’s press secretary, Miss Ailsa Anderson, is to resign from her job at Buckingham Palace to work for the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Justin Welby from...
  • William and Catherine immortalised for America by Madame Tussauds

    by - Sep 13, 2013
    Yesterday, on behalf of the Madame Tussauds in Washington DC, the British Deputy Ambassador to the United States, Patrick Davies, unveiled the newest waxworks of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the world. Due to...
  • Insight into a new US drama surrounding Mary, Queen of Scots

    by - Aug 30, 2013
    Everyone has their own views of Mary, Queen of Scots. Over four hundred years after her death, she still sparks debate amongst historians and the public alike. Was she a woman so determined to succeed or...
  • Preview of the final episode of ‘The White Queen’

    by - Aug 13, 2013
    So here it is – the concluding episode in The White Queen series. As viewers, we have certainly witnessed a lot!  We have seen plenty of marriages, births, coronations, battles, plots and several beheadings. And in this...
  • ‘Reinventions’ – concluding episode of David Starkey’s ‘Music and Monarchy’

    by - Aug 9, 2013
    In the final episode of Dr David Starkey’s examination of how the monarchy has influenced British music, audiences will witness how the nineteenth and twentieth centuries saw a revival of royal pomp, pageantry and formality. Music...
  • Preview of episode nine of ‘The White Queen’

    by - Aug 8, 2013
    Prince Edward, and the servant boy pretending to be his brother Richard, are the subject to everyone’s whispers and schemes at court. The two young boys have sadly become the main problem standing in the way...