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The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander to reveal what his reign has been like so far – in a podcast

As he approaches the tenth anniversary of his reign, King Willem-Alexander has decided to share his experiences as monarch so far and he’s doing it in a podcast.

The King of the Netherlands has recorded ten special episodes which will be released over ten weeks around the time that he marks this milestone.

Each podcast is a conversation with radio presenter, Edwin Evers. They will talk about each year of the king’s reign at a time, starting with 2013 when his ascended the throne on the abdication of his mother, Princess Beatrix, and ending with a look ahead to the future.

In the trailer, King Willem-Alexander is seen laughing and chatting happily as he begins to address how his reign has developed so far.

‘Through the Eyes of a King’ has been made by Tonny Media on behalf of the Government Information Service of the Netherlands.

It will be released on podcast platforms from April 6th 2023.

About author

Lydia Starbuck is Jubilee and Associate Editor at Royal Central and the main producer and presenter of the Royal Central Podcast and Royal Central Extra. Lydia is also a pen name of June Woolerton who is a journalist and writer with over twenty years experience in TV, radio, print and online. Her latest book, A History of British Royal Jubilees, is out now. Her new book, The Mysterious Death of Katherine Parr, will be published in March 2024. June is an award winning reporter, producer and editor. She's appeared on outlets including BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Local Radio and has also helped set up a commercial radio station. June is also an accomplished writer with a wide range of material published online and in print. She is the author of two novels, published as e-books. She is also a marriage registrar and ceremony celebrant.