The Royal Beat - Episode 15. The Crown: Fact or Fiction?
Kate Thornton and the panel discuss the truth behind the latest series of 'The Crown'. What really happened in the weeks leading up to the tragic death of Princess Diana and how the royals may be feeling about their portrayal on screen.
The Royal Beat - S5 Episode 14. Pomp, Pageantry and Politics
It's been a week of formalities for King Charles who make his first Commonwealth State visit to Kenya. On returning to the UK, His Majesty attended his first State Opening of Parliament this week, before ending his busy week with his 75th birthday celebrations.
The Royal Beat - S5 Episode 13. Monarchy in a Modern Age
Kate Thornton and the panel take a look at the current House of Windsor and discuss whether the King must make some drastic changes if he is to secure the place - and relevance - of the monarchy in a modern age.
Plus, as King Charles prepares for his first State Visit to the Commonw...
The Royal Beat - S5 Episode 11. Royal Tours De Force
With the King and Queen's State Visit to France, and Prince William's trip to New York for the Earthshot Prize, Kate Thornton and the panel discuss the success of the royals' recent forays onto the world stage.
Plus, with the Waleses recruiting for a new CEO to join their staff, the ...
The Royal Beat - S5 Episode 10. The First Year On The Throne
As King Charles celebrates one year since his ascension to the throne, Kate Thornton and the panel look back on the first 12 months of his reign, highlighting the key moments, and looking forward to what the next year holds in store for the Monarch.
With the royal family due to return to their Balmoral estate in Scotland for the first time since the late Queen Elizabeth's passing, Kate Thornton leads the panel in a discussion of what traditions the King will, and won't, be maintaining this summer.
The Royal Beat - S5 Episode 5. The King in Scotland
Kate Thornton and the panel reflect on the special service held in Scotland this week to mark the King's coronation, as well as reviewing the Waleses' incredibly busy work schedules and asking: what is the secret to their success?
Plus, with reports having emerged of some powerful staf...
The Royal Beat - S5 Episode 4. The King's Birthday
Kate Thornton and the panel look back on the pomp and pageantry of the King's first Official Birthday as monarch. From the origins of Trooping the Colour, to His Majesty's impressive horsemanship and the latest balcony appearance, we debrief on how his inaugural birthday parade played o...
The Royal Beat - S5 Episode 2. The King's Royal Shake-Up
Kate Thornton and the panel discuss the King's royal residence shake-up as he settles into his reign. Who is Angela Kelly, and why has she been moved out of Windsor? And will King Charles force Prince Andrew to vacate Royal Lodge?
Plus, with a recent survey suggesting the Princess of...
Kate Thornton and the panel reflect upon the historic weekend of His Majesty King Charles III's coronation. From military splendour and family drama, to crownings and the inaugural balcony appearance, we embark on the ultimate debrief of this incredible event.
The Royal Beat. His Majesty's Coronation: King Charles's Date With Destiny
With just days to go until the first coronation Britain has seen in 70 years, The Royal Beat brings you a very special episode dedicated to all the details and plans for this historic event and its surrounding celebrations!
Kate Thornton leads the panel as they walk through this semi...
The Royal Beat - Episode 15. Coronation Countdown: All Eyes On Harry
With just over a week to go until the King's coronation, Kate Thornton leads the panel in discussing how Prince Harry's latest legal battles, and the revelations that have emerged as a result of it, will be affecting the royals as they make final preparations for the 6th May.
The Royal Beat - Ep 14. Coronation Countdown: Preparing To Make History
This week, Kate Thornton and the panel continue the Coronation Countdown by looking at everything from the regalia of the investiture ceremony, to the spectacle of the coronation procession - and even sample a little of Their Majesties' new Coronation Quiche!
The Royal Beat - Episode 12. The Windsors on the World Stage
This week, Kate Thornton and the panel discuss King Charles III’s first State Visit abroad as reigning monarch, as well as Prince Harry’s surprise return to the UK, to attend court in his ongoing legal battle with the British tabloid press.
The Royal Beat - Episode 11. The Crowning of a Monarch
On this week’s Royal Beat, Kate is joined in the studio by author Hugo Vickers, alongside the royal editor of The Mirror, Russell Myers, and historian Dr Tessa Dunlop. They look back at the Coronation and Crowning of Elizabeth II, ahead of the upcoming coronation of King Charles III.