Royalty In The Media

  • ‘Great British Music’ – episode three of David Starkey’s ‘Music and Monarchy’

    by - Aug 1, 2013
    In the third episode of this series, Dr David Starkey concentrates his investigation into how the Great British music has been influenced by our monarchy by looking at the eighteenth century. The 1700s was a time...
  • Queen’s cousin joins cast of Downton Abbey

    by - Jul 27, 2013
    The first cousin twice removed of Her Majesty The Queen, Flora Ogilvy, is to take a role in the new series of Downton Abbey when the show returns for its fourth series in September. The 18-year-old...
  • Preview of episode seven of ‘The White Queen’

    by - Jul 24, 2013
    We are now two thirds into the series of ‘The White Queen’, and from the series so far we can certainly determine that Elizabeth is pretty fertile and successful at producing heirs. This episode will begin...
  • British newspapers celebrate baby with front page specials

    by - Jul 23, 2013
    With the birth of the royal baby, there is only one story the press will feature on their frontpage nationally and internationally. It was a tense moment for the print press last night not knowing whether...
  • ‘Revolutions’ – Episode two of David Starkey’s ‘Music and Monarchy’

    by - Jul 22, 2013
    In the second episode of this series, Dr David Starkey will examine how the dramatic events of the seventeenth century reflected the music being created at the time. This century saw the succession of the Stuart...
  • Conclusion of ‘The Real White Queen and Her Rivals’

    by - Jul 21, 2013
    In the final episode of this enlightening series, Philippa Gregory concludes her analysis of the three women who were tied up in the Cousins’ War which dominated the fifteenth century. Gregory will look in depth at...
  • Music and the Monarchy, a new TV show by David Starkey

    by - Jul 17, 2013
    In this new four-part series, Dr David Starkey will develop the idea of how British music has been influenced and shaped by the monarchy. This first episode, fittingly called ‘Crown and Choir’, will mainly focus on...
  • Preview of episode six of ‘The White Queen’

    by - Jul 17, 2013
    This episode will test Elizabeth’s emotions to the edge. Although Edward may be confident to have his two brothers by his side once again, Elizabeth is made increasingly uncomfortable by George’s position at court. Elizabeth is...
  • New documentary shines light on the women behind the Wars of the Roses

    by - Jul 14, 2013
    On Wednesday evening, Dr Philippa Gregory will highlight the roles of the women involved in the Cousins rivalry of the fifteenth century in this new two-part documentary series. Gregory, who is the fictional writer of the...
  • Preview of episode five of ‘The White Queen’

    by - Jul 12, 2013
    Once again Warwick is up to his old tricks, using his daughters in his plans. Warwick is unsure of George’s loyalty to the restored king, Henry VI, so he orders Isabel to spy on her husband....