26 episodes

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

Historic Royal Palaces Podcast Historic Royal Palaces

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This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

    Secrets of success with Jane Garvey

    Secrets of success with Jane Garvey

    History has traditionally taken a negative view of women in power. This series of talks from our archive explores stories of powerful women and how their legacies have been shaped by their gender. 

    In this discussion, Jane Garvey, presenter on Radio 4s women’s hour, leads a panel of experts to investigate what it takes for a woman to become a leader among men.        

    For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk-history-and-stories

    • 51 min
    How we used to talk about women

    How we used to talk about women

    This series of talks from our archive explores stories of powerful women and how their legacies have been shaped by their gender. 

    In this episode we revisit a discussion from 2017 where a panel of experts explore the idea of how we used to talk about women, and how the langauge of the past has shaped our views of the present.

    To find out more about the history and stories of our palaces visit www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories 

    • 59 min
    How we used to talk about LGBTQ+

    How we used to talk about LGBTQ+

    To celebrate LGBT History Month, we revisit a discussion from 2017 where a panel of experts explore historical views on LGBTQ+, and question how far the language and rhetoric of the past has influenced our views on the present.
    This talk was originally recorded and released in 2017 on the anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967.
    To find out more about the LGBTQ+ histories and stories of our palaces visit www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/history-and-stories/lgbt-royal-histories

    • 44 min
    Make-up and monarchy

    Make-up and monarchy

    Throughout history the clothing of British royalty has influenced fashion tastes and trends.

    This series complied from our archive explores contemporary royal fashion and its influence on what we wear today.         

    In this talk cosmetics historian Madeline Marsh explores the history of make-up and how the monarchy has used it throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

    To find out more about the history and stories of our palaces visit www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories 

    • 53 min
    Princess Diana and David Sassoon

    Princess Diana and David Sassoon

    This series explores contemporary royal fashion and its influence on what we wear today. In this charmingly candid conversation Historic Royal Palaces’ Curator Eleri Lynn chats with the fashion designer David Sassoon about his work with Princess Diana and the royal family. This talk was recorded live at Kensington Palace in 2017. To find out more about the history and stories of our palaces visit www.hrp.org.uk/history-an

    • 40 min
    Royal women and power dressing

    Royal women and power dressing

    Throughout history the clothing of British royalty has influenced fashion tastes and trends. This series complied from our archive explores contemporary royal fashion and its influence on what we wear today. This talk explores the wardrobes of seven royal women who have used, and continue to use, clothing and fashion as a tool for diplomacy.
    This talk was recorded live at Kensington Palace in 2016. To find out more about the history and stories of our palaces visit www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories 

    • 19 min

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