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  • Victoria's Letters: Constraint

    From state affairs to family gossip, Queen Victoria poured her emotions into her diaries with such honesty that those close to her were afraid lest her more alarming opinions escape and prove catastrophic for the young Queen. Indeed, after her death many of her diaries were burned by her own daug...

  • Victoria's Letters: Liberation

    Although deeply in love with her husband, Victoria often felt constrained by Prince Albert. In an era when it was unusual for a gentleman to default to his wife, it was felt he used her pregnancies as a way to gain power. After his death Victoria was bereft but, as her diaries show, also became f...

  • Inside Kensington Palace: Fit for a Princess

    Kensington Palace has long been the hub of Royal life and home to many including Princesses Margaret, Diana, Eugenie, Kate and Meghan.

  • Diana and Sarah: The Royal Wives of Windsor

    They began with high hopes and fairy-tale weddings but ended in scandal and with bitter accusations as both Royal couples announced that they were separating. This is the story of Diana and Sarah, the ‘Royal Wives of Windsor'.

  • Diana: Who Do You Think She Was?

    Diana: Who Do You Think She Was? is a truly innovative exploration of the Princess of Wales' extraordinary heritage over thousands of years, which asks the question: Was Diana actually more royal than the Royals?

  • Royal Secrets: Royal Wives

    When you become a Royal wife your life changes forever. Historically Royal wives were picked from a pool of eligible women from across Europe in order to form political alliances. Nowadays while perhaps not such a game of thrones there is, without doubt, much that rests on the choice of a bride.

  • 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    With her informal style and sense of fun, Sarah seemed like a breath of fresh air sweeping through a somewhat outdated ins...

  • The Royal Beat - Ep 37. Princess Margaret: The Rebel Sister

    The Royal Beat looks at the life and scandals of Princess Margaret, and talks us through the Royal Style in the Making exhibition currently on display at Kensington Palace. The panel also updates us on Princess Charlene of Monaco and discusses whether Prince Andrew should keep his military titles.