ROYAL SCANDALS

  • Royal Scandals

    Scandal and intrigue have dogged the Royal Family for the last 1,000 years. From murder, hidden children and Princesses in asylums to divorces, secret photos and - some might say - rather ill-advised television appearances.

  • The Royal Beat: The Truth Behind The Crown

    Kate Thornton presents The Royal Beat which takes a close look at the real stories behind The Crown.

  • Princess Margaret: Her Real Life Story

    A striking society beauty with her own ‘court’ of actors, playboys and bohemians. This intimate biography explores the reality behind the myth of the Queen's younger sister – Princess Margaret.

    Prevented from marrying her first love, Peter Townsend in the name of duty, Princess Margaret’s life ...

  • Chasing the Royals: The Media & the Monarchy

    The Royal relationship with the media has been turbulent to say the least. Do the Royal Family need the press more than they would care to admit or would the Palace prefer to cut all ties?

  • Hitler's Favourite Royal

    Prince Charles Edward was Queen Victoria’s favourite grandson.At the age of 16 he was ordered to Germany by his grandmother where he was transformed from a British Prince into a German Duke.
    At the outbreak of the First World War, Prince Charles Edward had no option but to fight for Germany aga...

  • The Queen's Worst Year

    1992 marked the Queen's Annus Horribilis as the Palace was rocked by scandal and disaster. Marital discord and divorce, paparazzi nightmares and a devasting fire at her beloved Windsor Castle all within a matter of months was to lead to the Queen's famous speech; '1992 is not a year on which I sh...

  • Diana: Behind Palace Walls

    Rumours of Royal infidelity didn't begin with Prince Charles: even the Queen and Prince Philip were forced to deny problems early in their marriage. Accusations of marital misbehaviour has dogged the Royal family for generations.

  • The Fergie Story: Paradise Lost

    When the marriage between Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson began, Sarah was one of the most popular women to become Duchess of York since the creation of the title in 1385.
    With her informal style and sense of fun, Sarah seemed like a breath of fresh air sweeping through a somewhat outdated ins...

  • Sarah Ferguson: Life After the Royal Family

    Sarah Ferguson's marriage to Prince Andrew lasted just nine years before it ended in a storm of scandal and infidelity. But how much of a chance did Fergie ever stand?
    Some would argue that a combination of Andrew's continual absence, hostility from the Palace and media haranguing made the marria...