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Posts Tagged ‘British Royal Family’

The Royal Report for Sunday November 27, 2011 – Royal Focus – Kensington Palace

Posted by Marilyn on November 28, 2011

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday November 27, 2011 at 9:00PM EST (North America)

The topic will be: It’s been called the ‘royal aunt heap’, it was the birthplace of Queen Victoria and Queen Mary. It was notably the former home of Diana, Princess of Wales and Princess Margaret. It was once the favored home of kings and queens. In 2013 it will become the home of William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. On this episode, a focus on the history of Kensington Palace.

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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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The Royal Report for Sunday April 24, 2011 – Can the royal wedding set the course for the monarchy?

Posted by Marilyn on April 24, 2011

Prince William & Kate Middleton’s wedding day on April 29th is touted to be one of televisions most historic moments. With an increasing cynicism towards the British Royal Family, can this wedding set the course for the monarchy?

Also on this episode: a surprise announcement from me, just how far will people go to escape the royal wedding coverage? Could Kate already be pregnant? Can this wedding cure cavities?

Find out by listening to this episode: Can the royal wedding set the course for the monarchy?

Publications mentioned

Hello! Canada Weekly No 215 25 April 2011

Star Magazine – April 25, 2011 Cover story: Pregnant Bride – A Baby for William and Kate

The Faster Times

From My Royal Collection

The Royal Book of Lists: An Irreverent Romp through British Royal History

Note: There will be no episode of The Royal Report for Sunday May 1st.

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday May 8, 2011 at 9:00PM ET (North America)

The topic will be: Royal Wedding Recap

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The Royal Report for Sunday March 6, 2011 – The Royals and the movies

Posted by Marilyn on March 6, 2011

Does Princess Anne need to have work done? What does Prince William have in common with Sarah Ferguson? Which actress was nominated twice for the same role? What movie does Princess Beatrice have a cameo in?

Find out on this episode:

The Royals & the movies

Publications mentioned

Hello! Canada Weekly No 208 7 March 2011

From My Royal Collection

Life: Remembering Grace (Great Photographers Series)

Resources used to research this episode

Epinions: The 10 Best Royalty Movies

Only Good Movies Blog – Good movie featuring Royals

Unofficial Royalty Pages: British Kings and Queen’s – A Royal Filmography

Movie Maniacs – Royals Behaving Badly

The Royal  Forums: Royalty (Fictional & Real) in Fictional Movies

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday March 13, 2011 at 9:00PM EST (North America)

The topic will be: The Royal Wedding Report – March edition

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The Royal Report for Sunday February 6, 2011 – Should the royals have real jobs?

Posted by Marilyn on February 6, 2011

On this episode: Stunning new developments for Charles and Camilla, could Fergie be making another documentary? Is Chelsy Davy planning on ruining Kate and Zara’s wedding plans?

Find out on this episode

Should the Royals get real jobs?

Publications mentioned

Hello! Canada Weekly No 204 7 February 2011

From My Royal Collection

Property from the Collection of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon: Volumes I & II

Article discussed:

BBC – Royal Wedding – Should the Royals get real jobs? by Peter Hunt

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday February 13, 2011 at 9:00PM EST (North America)

The topic will be: The Royal Wedding Report – February Edition

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