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Palace Confidential is weekly royal podcast on the British royal family. Host Jo Elvin, editor of You magazine, speaks to a mix of the Mail's royal experts, celebrity columnists and former palace staff for a mix of exclusive news, sharp analysis and a look back at some fascinating moments in the House of Windsor's history.

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Palace Confidential is weekly royal podcast on the British royal family. Host Jo Elvin, editor of You magazine, speaks to a mix of the Mail's royal experts, celebrity columnists and former palace staff for a mix of exclusive news, sharp analysis and a look back at some fascinating moments in the House of Windsor's history.

    Separate Turkeys at Sandringham?

    Separate Turkeys at Sandringham?

    SUB What do the new COVID restrictions mean for a big family like the Windsors? Who gets a seat at the table and who will get left out in the cold? Host Jo Elvin guides our panel Rebecca English (the Daily Mail's Royal Editor), Richard Eden and Julia Hartley-Brewer through all the big royal talking points from Meghan Markle's moving revelation of her recent miscarriage, Prince Harry lending his house to his cousin Princess Eugenie and the renovations at Buckingham Palace.

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    • 23 min
    William demands the truth!

    William demands the truth!

    This week saw an extraordinary intervention from the Duke of Cambridge who praised the inquiry into the behaviour of Martin Bashir and the BBC when his mother gave an interview to Panorama in 1995. 10 years on from his engagement to Catherine, we look at how far William has come in his royal role. But their decade pales in comparison to the 73 YEAR anniversary of the Queen and Prince Phillip - we take a look at the new portrait released to celebrate the occasion. Join host Jo Elvin, Royal Editor Rebecca English, hilarious best-selling author Kathy Lette and diarist Richard Eden for a look at all the big royal stories of the week PLUS royal biographer Hugo Vickers tells the programme that he has found one or two flaws with the accuracy of The Crown...

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    • 31 min
    The Queen wanted a week of Remembrance, instead she got a week of bad memories

    The Queen wanted a week of Remembrance, instead she got a week of bad memories

    Remembrance week is hugely important to Her Majesty and this year was more important than ever with her return to public life after isolating. But all that was overshadowed by the scandal engulfing the BBC's over it's Princess Diana interview in 1995 - as Richard Kay, who covered the story 25 years ago explains. Meanwhile Prince Harry - angry at being excluded from events here - didn't make things easier by posing for cameras at a self-organised memorial service in California. Join host Jo Elvin as she discusses the week's big stories with the Daily Mail's royal editor Rebecca English, star columnist Sarah Vine and royal writer Victoria Murphy. PLUS Charles the Couturier - find out how the Prince of Wales has become a fashionista and as plans for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee emerge, biographer Christopher Warwick discusses updating his weighty tome, Her Majesty.

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    • 29 min
    William and the COVID cover-up! Did we narrowly miss a constitutional crisis?

    William and the COVID cover-up! Did we narrowly miss a constitutional crisis?

    Should the public have been told when Prince William tested positive for COVID-19 in April? Especially given that his father Prince Charles was recovering from the virus? And what to make of Earl Spencer's claims about the BBC and Martin Bashir? Host Jo Elvin speaks to the Mail's Royal Editor Rebecca English, diarist Richard Eden and writer Guy Adams about all the latest royal news. Plus the Queen's former Press Secretary Dickie Arbiter shares a fascinating insight about life with Princess Diana.

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    • 19 min
    Will the Pariah Prince become the Comeback Kid? Our experts wonder if Andrew can EVER salvage his reputation in another brilliant Palace Confidential

    Will the Pariah Prince become the Comeback Kid? Our experts wonder if Andrew can EVER salvage his reputation in another brilliant Palace Confidential

    As Prince Andrew edges his way back into Royal life this week, but our peerless panel ponder whether he'll ever escape the whiff of scandal. PLUS just in time for Halloween, Dr Tessa Dunlop reveals the surprising link between Prince Charles... and a certain Vlad the Impaler.

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    • 23 min
    Twenty five years on from THAT Diana interview with Panorama, we look back at an extraordinary moment in royal history

    Twenty five years on from THAT Diana interview with Panorama, we look back at an extraordinary moment in royal history

    The late Princess of Wales' remark that "there were three of us in this marriage" was watched by 23 million people and inspired the Queen to tell Prince Charles to file for divorce. The Mail's Editor at Large Richard Kay, a royal correspondent at the time, who KNEW Diana, talks us through the build up and the fall out to the interview. Watch analysis from royal editor Rebecca English, Sarah Vine and Richard Eden in a new, must-watch episode of Palace Confidential.

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    • 25 min

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