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Archive for May, 2011

The Royal Report for Sunday May 29, 2011 – Prince Philip at 90

Posted by Marilyn on May 29, 2011

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the longest serving consort in British history. For almost 60 years he has supported the Queen in her role with dedication and aplomb. Inspired by the exhibit at Windsor Castle of the same name, a focus on Prince Philip in honor of his 90th birthday.

To listen to the episode, click here: Prince Philip at 90

Publications discussed

People Magazine Royal Wedding Commemorative Edition

People Magazine Royal Wedding – Special Collectors edition

From My Royal Collection

World Royal Families

Links mentioned

The Royal Collection microsite – Prince Philip – Celebrating Ninety Years

The Duke – A Portrait of Prince Philip – Parts 1 – 8

The Official Site of the British Monarchy – Prince Philip’s biography

The Official Site of the British Monarchy – 90 Facts about Prince Philip

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday June 5, 2011 at 9:00PM ET.

The topic will be: Some members of the royal family are rumoured to be losing their police protection, including the Earl and Countess of Wessex and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. Should they lose their protection officers?

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The Royal Report for Sunday May 22, 2011 – Does Pippa Middleton deserve privacy?

Posted by Marilyn on May 22, 2011

Since Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s wedding, Pippa Middleton (Catherine’s sister) has been the focus of intense media speculation for her looks as well as her relationships. Despite her sister having married into the royal family, does Pippa deserve privacy?

Listen to this episode to find out: Does Pippa Middleton deserve privacy?

Publications discussed:

Hello! Canada Weekly No 218 30 May 2011

From My Royal Collection

Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday May 29, 2011 at 9:00PM ET.

The topic will be: Prince Philip at 90

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The Royal Report for Sunday May 15, 2011 – Royal Wedding Dress designers

Posted by Marilyn on May 15, 2011

What do Norman Hartnell, David and Elizabeth Emmanuel, Lindka Cierach, Molyneux, Mainbocher, and Mme Handley Seymour have in common? All of them designed memorable royal wedding dresses. Sarah Burton from the House of Alexander McQueen has just joined those illustrious ranks.

On this episode, a look back at royal wedding dress designers

Listen to the episode here: Royal Wedding Dress Designers

Publications discussed

Hello! Canada No 217 – Royal Wedding Photo Album

The Illustrated Royal Weddings – Souvenir Issue

From My Royal Collection

Queen Elizabeth II – A Photographic Portrait by Philip Ziegler

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday May 22, 2011 at 9:00PM ET (North America)

The topic will be: Since Catherine’s wedding, her siblings Pippa and James have come under increasing media scrutiny. Do they deserve privacy?

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The Royal Wedding Report for Sunday May 8, 2011

Posted by Marilyn on May 8, 2011

After months of speculation surrounding the ceremony, on April 29th Prince William and Catherine Middleton finally became husband and wife. The momentous occasion was filled with beautiful music and memorable moments. From Catherine’s dress, to the ceremony, to the atmosphere in London, on this episode a recap of the royal wedding day.

You can listen to the episode here:

The Royal Wedding Report – Recap

Publications mentioned

London Evening Standard Friday April 29, 2011

The Sun Friday April 29, 2011

Hello! Canada – Special Double Issue – The Royal Wedding

Hello! Royal Wedding Special Commemorative Edition

British GQ – Cover story – Prince harry is Walking with the Wounded

From My Royal Collection

Kate and Wills Up the Aisle by Alison Jackson

Websites mentioned

For more details on Kate’s dress and the ceremony go to the Official Royal Wedding Website

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report for Sunday May 15th, 2011 at 9:00PM ET (North America).

The topic will be: Royal Wedding Dress Designers

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