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Five Minutes with John Challis

The name John Challis might not be instantly recognisable to our readers. But once you see his trademark moustache and hear his infamous laugh, he will be instantly recognisable to millions as Boycie from Only Fools and Horses. Born in Bristol but brought up in South East London, John’s big break was when he got offered the role to play second-hand car dealer, Boycie – a role he played on…
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Five Minutes With... Edwina Currie

As part of our new series ‘Five Minutes With…’, Royal Central will be speaking to an array of well-known faces including celebrities, politicians and royal experts. To kick off our new monthly series, we are pleased to interview former Health Minister and…
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Interview: Black Rod speaks exclusively to Royal Central

Lieutenant General David Leakey might not be a name you instantly recognise, partly because he is known inside and outside of Parliament as Black Rod. Best known for his role during the State Opening of Parliament, Black Rod is sent to the House of Commons by Her Majesty The Queen to summon Members of Parliament to the House of Lords to hear her speech. Slamming the door in Black Rod’s face…
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Royal Central speaks to Sophie Raworth about new documentary celebrating The Queen's long reign

On the 9th of September this year, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will make history as she becomes the longest reigning monarch Britain has ever seen. To mark the occasion, BBC One will be airing a documentary, ‘The Queen’s Longest Reign: Elizabeth & Victoria’. The hour-long documentary, airing on September 7, will look at the reigns of both Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Victoria, asking…
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Royal Central Conversations: meeting The Duchess of Cambridge with the Scouts

<![CDATA[On Monday, The Duchess of Cambridge visited 23rd Poplar Beaver Scouts in East London, supporting the Scouts in her role as volunteer. The session was about understanding how those with disabilities live, and Cub leader and paratriathlete Steve Judge also attended the event. I spoke with Steve and asked him about the night. Hi Steve. Thanks for talking to me about your ‘date…
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