Royalty In The Media

  • Preview of episode three of Majesty and Mortar: Britain’s Great Palaces

    by - Jul 1, 2014
    In the last episode of this series, historian Dan Cruickshank takes viewers through the developments that occurred to a number of Britain’s royal palaces during the nineteenth century and twentieth century. With the widowhood of Queen...
  • Preview of episode two of Majesty and Mortar: Britain’s Great Palaces

    by - Jun 23, 2014
    After last week’s insightful episode which gave audiences a glimpse into the Tudor buildings which used to, and some of which still do, dominate our landscapes, such as the White Tower at the Tower of London, Hampton Court...
  • Preview of episode one of Majesty and Mortar: Britain’s Great Palaces

    by - Jun 17, 2014
    For royalists, tourists and history-lovers alike, the palaces which still stand in Britain today are grand symbols of our past royal courts, kings and queens. In this new three-part series by BBC Four, historian Dan Cruickshank will...
  • Preview of ‘The Spy Who Brought Down Mary Queen of Scots’

    by - May 26, 2014
    This new Channel 5 documentary focuses on how, over a eight-week period in 1586, Queen Elizabeth I’s infamous ‘spymaster’, Sir Francis Walsingham, conducted a Catholic conspiracy to murder the Queen of England and purposely enthralled the...
  • New drama series about The Queen being written

    by - May 23, 2014
    A new drama series focusing on The Queen’s reign, estimated to cost £100 million, is currently being written by Peter Morgan, who previously wrote the BAFTA and Oscar award-winning film The Queen, starring Helen Mirren. The series...
  • 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...
  • American cable channel to air special documentary ‘The Royals’

    by - Apr 20, 2014
    The American network Ovation is set to launch a new documentary series about the British Royal Family. Premiering on the 26th April, The Royals will take viewers on a journey through the lives of the members of the Royal...
  • Support for an Australian republic at its lowest in years

    by - Apr 16, 2014
    With the reintroduction of Knight and Damehoods in Australia in the recent weeks, and a visit from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge along with Prince George, Australia is talking all things royal. A poll conducted...
  • 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...