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Posts Tagged ‘Royal Wedding’

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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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 April 11, 2011 – Royal Wedding Traditions

Posted by Marilyn on April 9, 2011

British Royal Weddings are steeped in tradition, some going back to Queen Victoria’s time. One such tradition is the bride arriving at her wedding by the Glass Coach. Bride-to-be Kate Middleton has decided to arrive by car instead. How many more royal traditions are there for her to break?  Find out on this episode.

The Royal Report – Royal Wedding Traditions

Publications discussed

Hello! Canada Weekly No 213 11 April 2011

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

From My Royal Collection

Royal Weddings – A Very Peculiar History(Cherished Library)

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday April 17, 2011 at 9:00PM EST (North America)

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

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