From Republic, campaigning for a democratic alternative to the British monarchy. Hear great conversations, updates and learn loads about the madness of the British monarchy.
New Zealand, Canada and the Commonwealth
In the final episode of season 1, Graham Smith chats with Tom Freda from Canadian Citizens for a Republic and Lewis Holden from New Zealand Republic.
Royal wealth, wills and won'ts
Journalist David McClure joins the podcast to talk about royal wealth, how much they have, where they got it and how they blur the lines between private and public property.
And what do you do? A chat with Norman Baker
Norman Baker, former government minister and author of And What Do You Do? chats with Graham Smith about the royals, the money and why he accepted an invitation to join the Privy Council.
The Duchy and the Prince
Dr John Kirkhope chats with Graham Smith about the Duchy of Cornwall, what it is, how it behaves towards those who stand up to it and why Prince Charles enjoys unique legal privileges as Duke of Cornwall.
The Queen and the dismissal
In November 1975 the Australian Governor General dismissed the Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam. In this episode Graham Smith talks to Professor Jenny Hocking about the dismissal, the Queen's role and her legal battle to secure the release of letters between the Queen and the Governor General.
Julia Hartley-Brewer on being a republican
Graham Smith chats to journalist and broadcaster Julia Hartley-Brewer about her thoughts on the monarchy and why it should go.