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Go behind palace walls with ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie as he dives deep into the latest stories from the House of Windsor with insider interviews and special guests.

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Go behind palace walls with ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie as he dives deep into the latest stories from the House of Windsor with insider interviews and special guests.

    Royals step up as Charles tests positive for COVID-19

    Royals step up as Charles tests positive for COVID-19

    Senior members of the Royal Family step up to support the global fight against COVID-19, after Prince Charles tests positive for the virus. Host and ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie dives deep into the latest developments with ABC News foreign correspondent Maggie Rulli, including how the Queen is staying safe and the ways isolated royals are using technology to continue their work. Royal commentator Victoria Arbiter also joins to provide a look at how Prince William and Duchess Camilla are helping frontline efforts behind the scenes. Plus, all the latest Sussex news, including Duchess Meghan's touching new Disney+ movie and the couple's move to Los Angeles.
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    • 57 min
    Royals respond to Covid-19

    Royals respond to Covid-19

    As the Queen retreats to Windsor Castle after cancelling all public engagements, The HeirPod takes a look at how the Royal Family are changing the way they work during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, ABC News foreign correspondent Maggie Rulli joins host and ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie to reveal the positive efforts being made by the Sussexes and Cambridges. And royal commentator Victoria Arbiter breaks down the Queen’s message of solidarity to the UK.
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    • 37 min
    Coronavirus and the royals

    Coronavirus and the royals

    As the coronavirus officially reaches global pandemic status, members of the British royal family prepare to lead a nation fearing the worst. ABC News foreign correspondent Maggie Rulli joins the show to reveal the drastic safety measures being taken by the Queen and other senior royals including Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Plus, host and ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie reports exclusively from Duchess Meghan’s final engagement as a senior working royal. All this and the latest royal headlines, every Friday on The HeirPod.
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    • 38 min
    Meghan returns to UK for final engagements

    Meghan returns to UK for final engagements

    Duchess Meghan is reunited with Prince Harry in the UK as the couple take on their final engagements as senior members of the royal family. Host and ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie reports back from the couple’s outings and is joined by ABC News foreign correspondent Maggie Rulli to look at the days ahead. Plus, royal producer and commentator Lizzie Robinson reveals all after spending four days in Ireland with Prince William and Duchess Kate.
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    • 34 min
    Prince Harry begins the Sussexes’ new chapter

    Prince Harry begins the Sussexes’ new chapter

    Prince Harry returns to the UK — and to work! The Duke of Sussex kicks off 12 days of engagements with a summit for his bold new sustainable travel initiative. Host and ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie reports back the Travalyst summit in Scotland and also chats to Jon Bon Jovi after he records the lead single (with Harry!) for the upcoming Invictus Games. Plus, The HeirPod takes a look at Prince William and Duchess Kate’s busy week and what the Queen learned during her top secret engagement with British spies.
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    • 31 min
    The Sussexes reveal details on their new chapter

    The Sussexes reveal details on their new chapter

    As Buckingham Palace confirm that Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan will no longer be working royals after March 31, The HeirPod takes a deep dive into their final days of work in the UK and reveal what’s next for the couple. Host and ABC News Contributor is joined by royal commentator Victoria Arbiter to separate fact from fiction on the Sussexes’ new chapter as a financially independent couple. Plus, Duchess Kate gets candid about motherhood as her landmark early years survey is completed and Prince Charles speaks about his 50 years of conservation work.
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    • 42 min

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