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The podcast about the British royal family from ITV News. Every week, our Royal Editor Chris Ship and Royal Producer Lizzie Robinson look back at the big stories they've been out covering over the last seven days, sharing their insight and bringing you interviews with a range of guests.

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The podcast about the British royal family from ITV News. Every week, our Royal Editor Chris Ship and Royal Producer Lizzie Robinson look back at the big stories they've been out covering over the last seven days, sharing their insight and bringing you interviews with a range of guests.

    Meghan's heartfelt speech on racism and the Queen's lockdown birthday plans

    Meghan's heartfelt speech on racism and the Queen's lockdown birthday plans

    Chris and Lizzie discuss the heartfelt speech Meghan sent to graduating pupils at her former high school. The Duchess of Sussex shared her thoughts on the recent Black Lives Matter protests across America and what it was like to grow up during the LA riots.

    The Queen should have marked the 67th anniversary of her Coronation this week but has been isolating in Windsor Castle - so what does this mean for her upcoming birthday celebrations?

    And is the Countess of Sussex stepping into Meghan's shoes? She was seen helping the Duchess of Cambridge out with her special photography project 'Hold Still'.

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    • 33 min
    Prince Charles’ radio show and William and Kate’s bingo skills

    Prince Charles’ radio show and William and Kate’s bingo skills

    Chris and Lizzie discuss Prince William's moving documentary on men's mental health. He opened up to footballers about his mother's death and how Kate has helped him with fatherhood.

    The Cambridge's also spent their time this week as bingo callers to help out a care home in Cardiff.

    But they weren't the only ones switching jobs, Camilla got into character for a Roald Dahl book reading and Prince Charles turned DJ for two radio specials for Classic FM.

    Britain’s best-loved gardener Alan Titchmarsh interviewed the royal to find out where his love of the arts came from and why Wagner makes even his security team smile.

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    • 37 min
    Harry and Meghan's wedding anniversary and the Queen's virtual flower show message

    Harry and Meghan's wedding anniversary and the Queen's virtual flower show message

    Chris and Lizzie discuss what the coronavirus outbreak means for royal finances and reminisce about Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding two years on.

    Royal Editor at HELLO! Magazine Emily Nash joins us to discuss the virtual Chelsea Flower Show which kicked off earlier this week with a message from the Queen and we test her knowledge of the royals favourite flowers.

    She talks about the latest edition of HELLO! Magazine which features images from Kate's new photography project and explains what it's like to work under lockdown.

    We also look at the Cambridge's work with mental health charity Shout UK as they handed over their Instagram account for the day to one lucky volunteer.

    You can also watch The Royal Rota on our YouTube channel - subscribe to ITV News' YouTube channel to be notified about new episodes.

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    Our royal team are on Instagram, too.

    • 44 min
    VE Day celebrations and the Queen's message to nurses

    VE Day celebrations and the Queen's message to nurses

    Chris and Lizzie discuss how the royals marked VE Day with the Queen's address to the nation and Prince Charles' two-minute silence.

    This week the royals paid tribute to nurses across the world battling coronavirus and we heard from President of the Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation Kath McCourt who received a special phone call from the Queen.

    We also hear Prince Harry's message of support to Invictus Games participants as his annual event has been put on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak.

    You can also watch The Royal Rota on our YouTube channel - subscribe to ITV News' YouTube channel to be notified about new episodes.

    For more royal news, like the ITV News Royals Facebook page. Our royal team are on Instagram, too - search for ITV News Royals.

    Our royal team are on Instagram, too.

    • 36 min
    Kate's photography project and Princess Charlotte's birthday

    Kate's photography project and Princess Charlotte's birthday

    Chris and Lizzie discuss the Duchess of Cambridge's latest volunteer work as she launched a landmark photography project to capture the mood of the nation in lockdown.

    The Duchess showed off her camera skills earlier in the week with new photos of Princess Charlotte for her fifth birthday and they weren't the only ones celebrating.

    Archie Mountbatten-Windsor turned one and enjoyed a special story time to support charity Save The Children.

    You can also watch The Royal Rota on our YouTube channel - subscribe to ITV News' YouTube channel to be notified about new episodes.

    For more royal news, like the ITV News Royals Facebook page. Our royal team are on Instagram, too - search for ITV News Royals.

    Our royal team are on Instagram, too.

    • 25 min
    Harry's Thomas & Friends special and changes to the Queen's VE day celebrations

    Harry's Thomas & Friends special and changes to the Queen's VE day celebrations

    Chris and Lizzie talk about Prince Harry's special appearance on children's programme 'Thomas & Friends' and the changes the royals have made to their VE day celebrations.

    They are also joined by Evening Standard's Royal Editor Robert Jobson to not only discuss his new book 'The Royal Family Operations Manual' but also what he makes of Harry and Meghan's court case with the Mail on Sunday.

    You can also watch The Royal Rota on our YouTube channel - subscribe to ITV News' YouTube channel to be notified about new episodes.

    For more royal news, like the ITV News Royals Facebook page. Our royal team are on Instagram, too - search for ITV News Royals.

    Our royal team are on Instagram, too.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Jo1945 ,

Love it.

Thank you for this. The Tatler’s journalist is a close friend of Jennifer Mulroney’s sister. So not an unnamed,close friend of Kate’s. More a friend of Meghan Markle.

Adena Belikov ,

Pass!

0 Stars 🌟 I rather get bitten by a tarantula, than listen to this garbage.

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