show episodes
 
Welcome to Pod Save The Queen - the royal podcast from the Daily Mirror.Meghan Markle's wedding to Prince Harry gave the royal family trans-Atlantic appeal - and injected new energy into The Firm. But the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have since chosen a different path, stepping back from their senior roles and taking baby Archie to live in Canada for much of the year as they carve out a new independent identity.Follow updates on a time of unprecedented change for the royal family, which is als ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
Best men at each others' weddings, Princes William and Harry seemed to be brothers united - now they are divided by thousands of miles and on different paths. Robert Lacey, author of Battle of Brothers: William, Harry and the Inside Story of a Family in Tumult, joins host Ann Gripper to discuss how it came to this. How did their parents' divorce sh…
 
The Duke of Cambridge launches the Earthshot Prize today, putting the environment right at the top of his agenda for the next decade. William has assembled a team of global stars to judge the £50million prize aiming to accelerate initiatives which can give a greener future. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor …
 
The Duchess of Cambridge got her woggle on this week as she became joint President of the scouts. Kate headed for a day of activities with kids in west London to mark the occasion - and this week we're putting her work in the spotlight. Host Ann Gripper catches up with Rachel Drew, group scout leader of the 12th Northolt scouts, to see how the day …
 
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are back in action. With Finding Freedom now out there, and their new home chosen, they are making an increased number of appearances. Voting looks set to be a key, very unroyal theme for the Duchess in the lead up to the US election - but the Sussexes' time helping out at baby2baby was reminiscent of a royal engageme…
 
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have bought their first home - and with 16 bathrooms and nine bedrooms, it's not bad for a starter pad. They've chosen Montecito in Santa Barbara, California, as their base for their new lives away from the senior royal roles they left behind. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor …
 
The story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's romance, marriage and falling out of love with life as senior royals is told in the new book Finding Freedom. Authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand had access to Meghan and Harry's friends, and have confirmed they spoke to the couple themselves "when appropriate". Pod Save the Queen host Ann Gripper, D…
 
Edward VIII's abdication so he could marry Wallis Simpson caused turmoil - and continues to fascinate more than 80 years on. Prince Harry marrying glamorous American divorcee Meghan Markle had already drawn comparisons, even before they stood back from their roles as senior royals. Historian Alexander Larman, author of a new book about the abdicati…
 
What do you do if you meet the Queen? When do you need to curtsy? How do titles work? And what should you do if you break the Queen's china?! Debrett's is the bible of etiquette, so Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper called in an expert to answer listeners' questions. In an interview recorded early in lockdown, Rupert Wesson tackles your questions…
 
Princess Beatrice's wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi was very different from any royal wedding that has gone before - but seemed to suit her down to the ground. From the dress previously worn by the Queen to the rapid replanning after the original date fell victim to lockdown and the socially distanced photo with her grandparents, it was certainly …
 
The Duchess of Cambridge debuted her post lockdown hair do as she launched the BBC’s Tiny Happy People project. And the Duchess of Sussex showed off long, long locks speaking the the GirlUp summit. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by newly shorn Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers to discuss Kate and Meghan’s latest appearances, wh…
 
The Duchess of Cornwall followed in her husband Prince Charles' lockdown footsteps with a major radio interview and broadcast. Camilla guest edited Emma Barnett's show on BBC Radio 5 Live, putting the spotlight on her charities, sharing her experience of lockdown and revealing a new side we rarely get to hear. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is…
 
A slew of new information has emerged in the latest round of court papers filed by the Duchess of Sussex in her case against Associated Newspapers. Meghan says she felt "unprotected" by the royal family, and disclosed a number of other details in the case centred on the publishing of a letter she wrote to her father. Daily Mirror royal editor Russe…
 
Prince William turned 38 on Father's Day - and Kate's handiwork with the camera treated us to some very special photos with Prince Charles and the little Cambridges. To find out more about how William works, Pod Save The Queen's Zoe Forsey spoke to Seyi Obakin OBE, the CEO of Centrepoint, about the Duke of Cambridge's role as patron and the differe…
 
The Queen has had a lot of milestone moments in her 94 years - but she still managed to notch up another two in just a few days. She appeared in her first video call to mark Carers Week, joined by Princess Anne, and then oversaw a very different, trimmed down Trooping the Colour ceremony at Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday. Days later, …
 
Prince Philip marked his 99th birthday this week while in lockdown with the Queen at Windsor Castle. In an isolation operation known as HMS Bubble, it further separates the leading royals from the country at a time when Black Lives Matter protests are taking place - and feel like they will have a lasting impact. Meghan spoke out about the death of …
 
The Duchess of Cambridge has been impressing on video calls with her easy charm - and with her fashion too. Sophie Wessex's increased role is also allowing us to see more of her wardrobe, and we've glimpsed Meghan's style as she begins her new life with Harry after leaving their roles as senior royals. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined …
 
A public video call is not just a beauty parade for the participants - their rooms are on show as well. Lockdown has given us an intriguing glimpse into royal homes. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Claude Taylor, one half of the team behind Room Rater (@ratemyskyperoom) Twitter account to look over the very different approaches to …
 
The royal family have been making sure they remain visible in lockdown with a series of virtual engagements by video link. Some have come into their own as their personalities come to life on screen, while others have adapted more slowly. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by body language expert Judi James to discuss William and Kate's …
 
Prince Charles shared his love of classical music with listeners of Classic FM this week - and gave some very personal insights too. The two special shows also showed a different side of him as a person. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper looks back on that royal appearance with Mirror royal editor Russell Myers - and they also look ahead to anoth…
 
Prince William and Kate have made mental health a priority in their work - including during the coronavirus crisis. In Mental Health Awareness Week, show announcer Richard Innes joins host Ann Gripper to talk about how the royals make a difference and what he does as a mental health aider. Ann is also joined by Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Mye…
 
Like so many businesses, the royal family are finding new ways to collaborate during the coronavirus crisis. The Firm were out in force to mark International Nurses Day and the VE Day commemorations, with the Queen, Charles and Camilla, William and Kate, Anne and Sophie all contributing. After their decision at the beginning of the year to quit the…
 
Britain prepares to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day while in the grip of the biggest crisis since the war. During the current coronavirus pandemic, the royal family are adapting their work, pitching in and finding new ways to communicate - just as they did in wartime. Dr Alan Jeffreys, a senior curator in the Imperial War Museum's Second World …
 
Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding wowed the world. Now, nine years on, they have three children, key royal roles - and are front and centre of the royal family's response to the coronavirus crisis. Pod Save the Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor to look back on their big day and big contribution, with Mirr…
 
The royal family is one of the world’s best know institutions - but how does it actually work? What does a private secretary actually do? Is there a spreadsheet for what the royal family wear to events? Do all engagements get approved by the Queen? And is there really a royal family WhatsApp group? Pod Save The Queen listeners have been sending in …
 
The Queen this week marked her 94th birthday unlike any other - and Prince Louis's second birthday was celebrated with joyful rainbow-themed pictures that tap into the national mood. As the UK remains in lockdown while the country deals with the coronavirus crisis, the royal family are adapting their work and home lives - just like so many other pe…
 
The Windsors takes fragments of royal reality and has turned them into a comedy hit. The irreverent Channel 4 show, which has just completed its third series, turns the royal family into pantomime characters in a Dynasty style soap. Writers George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore join Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper to discuss extreme storylines an…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2020 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login