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Pod Save The Queen - Royal family news, interviews and fashion

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Pod Save The Queen - Royal family news, interviews and fashion

Pod Save The Queen - Royal family news, interviews and fashion

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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 also dealing with Prince Andrew being sacked by the Queen and a changing of the guard to the younger generations, as future kings William and Charles, along with their wives Camilla and Kate, take on more of the Queen's duties and engagements, Prince Philip tries to stay out of trouble, and the Cambridges' children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis grow up both in and out of the public eye.Expect behind the scenes details, fashion, travel, causes, politics and society, plus interviews with people who can provide a particular insight into your favourite royals, their work and their place in Britain today.Your regular companions are host Ann Gripper (@anngripper) and Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers (@rjmyers). Join the conversation about the podcast on Instagram and Twitter @podsave for a chance to hear your comments on the show, and follow @MirrorRoyal for all the latest royal news on Twitter.

Latest Episodes

The Queen leads by example with Christmas plans

The Queen will spend her first Christmas at Windsor Castle for 33 years after abandoning plans to go to Sandringham. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor to discuss this year’s very different celebrations and all the latest royal news. They catch up on the rows about The Crown’s version of history and the new Panorama inquiry, the results from Kate’s early years survey, Prince Harry’s environmental plea and Meghan’s essay about her miscarriage.

43 min14 h ago
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The Queen leads by example with Christmas plans

The Crown Season 4 special

The highly anticipated fourth series of The Crown has dropped on Netflix, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. The 10 episodes are packed with royal drama, heartbreak and tragedy - so we sat down to discuss the award-winning show. Lifestyle Editor Zoe Forsey is joined by Film Writer Lewis Knight and the Daily Express’s Lauren O’Callaghan to talk about the storylines, characters and the fashion. Royal expert Ingrid Seward also offers her insight on how accurate the series is, and why it’s going to be extremely sad for Princes William and Harry.

43 min1 w ago
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The Crown Season 4 special

So Many Thoughts on royal fashion with Elizabeth Holmes

When you are a member of the royal family, you know what you wear is going to be noticed - so what you wear matters.The Queen, Princess Diana, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have all used their clothing choices to make their presence felt.Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Elizabeth Holmes to discuss her first book HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style. They chat the royals’ changing fashions, tiaras, the people who style the royals, when it pays not to be fashionable - and the messages the royals are really sending with what they wear.

45 min2 w ago
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So Many Thoughts on royal fashion with Elizabeth Holmes

Platinum jubilee plans and a new kind of Remembrance

Remembrance commemorations have been very different this year - but they have been as special as ever.The Queen was at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday and paid her respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior wearing a mask in public for the first time.Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, stepped up into a bigger role while Harry and Meghan marked Remembrance Sunday in their own way in America.Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers, who was in Westminster Abbey for the special Armistice Day service 100 years on from the burial of the Unknown Warrior.They also look ahead to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and share listeners' comments on the pictures of the Sussexes' "private" cemetery visit.And ahead of Prince Charles' birthday, Mirror Online lifestyle editor catches up with Age UK's Laurie Bolt about what he is like as a patron.

60 min3 w ago
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Platinum jubilee plans and a new kind of Remembrance

Meghan and Harry’s new beginnings as royals return to lockdown

The Duchess of Sussex has voted in the hotly contested Presidential election and the Archewell website is live - two big milestones in Meghan’s new life with Harry. In England, the royal family are back in lockdown with a return to Zoom events on the cards - aside from a key date in the royal diary: Remembrance Sunday. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor to discuss that latest royal news, plus Camilla taking over from Harry visiting the Westminster Abbey Garden of Remembrance and whether Prince William should have shared his coronavirus diagnosis earlier.They also look back at Pride of Britain, talk Prince Charles’ Vogue interview, what next in Meghan’s court case and the big row over the famous Princess Diana interview on Panorama.

44 minNOV 6
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Meghan and Harry’s new beginnings as royals return to lockdown

Royal author Ingrid Seward on Prince Philip

Ingrid Seward first met Prince Philip in the 70s, describing him as a charming man. Their second meeting didn’t go to plan, when he was unimpressed to learn she wasn’t German and simply walked away from her.Having spent decades covering the royal family as a journalist, editor, author and TV commentator, Ingrid has been there for all the biggest moments - both good and bad.She joins the Mirror’s Lifestyle Editor Zoe Forsey to talk about her new book, Prince Philip Revealed: A Man of his Century.She gives an insight into what the Queen’s husband is like behind the jokes and gaffes, as well as sharing her insights on how he’s taken to the role of great-grandad to George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and the rest of the younger royals.Ingrid also speaks about her views on the fallout between Prince William and his younger brother Harry, the Prince Andrew ‘situation’ and how the Duchess of Cambridge is thriving.

32 minOCT 30
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Royal author Ingrid Seward on Prince Philip

Smiling Queen’s unmasked return and Sussexes step it up

The Queen got out and about for the first time in months as she completed her first public visit since the coronavirus pandemic took hold. But her decision not to wear a mask on the visit to the science centre at Porton Down proved something of a talking point. Prince William and Kate have remained busy, and Stateside, Prince Harry and Meghan have made a series of appearances at virtual events - and posed for a new portrait. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers and Mirror Online fashionista Sarah Bradbury to catch up on what the royals have been up to - and wearing. They also talk the latest in court (legal, not royal) and Russell’s day out with Camilla.

57 minOCT 23
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Smiling Queen’s unmasked return and Sussexes step it up

William and Harry's rift explored in exclusive interview with Battle of Brothers author

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 shape them? How were Kate and Meghan welcomed into the royal family? How have the Queen and the Palace handled things? And what impact did the structure of The Firm have on their relationship?Reflecting on the competing tensions of love and duty, they also look ahead to potential for reconciliation.

58 minOCT 15
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William and Harry's rift explored in exclusive interview with Battle of Brothers author

Prince William goes green on global stage

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 Russell Myers to discuss the project, as well as William's ITV documentary A Planet For Us All.They also catch up on the Sussexes' Netflix deal and Frogmore Cottage payment, as well as the royal family's expenses revealed in the Sovereign Grant Report.

50 minOCT 8
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Prince William goes green on global stage

What Kate did next: Scouts, Hold Still and life as a Royal patron

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 had gone. Daily Mirror royal photographer Ian Vogler gives his verdict on the Hold Still exhibition the Duchess curated with the National Portrait Gallery, and Mirror Online lifestyle editor Zoe Forsey interviews Tracy Rennie, director of care at East Anglia Children’s Hospices, about what Kate brings to her work as patron, and catches up with Ann about the Cambridges’ latest adventures with Sir David Attenborough, in the East End and wearing face masks. Join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter @podsave.

62 minOCT 1
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What Kate did next: Scouts, Hold Still and life as a Royal patron

Latest Episodes

The Queen leads by example with Christmas plans

The Queen will spend her first Christmas at Windsor Castle for 33 years after abandoning plans to go to Sandringham. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor to discuss this year’s very different celebrations and all the latest royal news. They catch up on the rows about The Crown’s version of history and the new Panorama inquiry, the results from Kate’s early years survey, Prince Harry’s environmental plea and Meghan’s essay about her miscarriage.

43 min14 h ago
Comments
The Queen leads by example with Christmas plans

The Crown Season 4 special

The highly anticipated fourth series of The Crown has dropped on Netflix, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. The 10 episodes are packed with royal drama, heartbreak and tragedy - so we sat down to discuss the award-winning show. Lifestyle Editor Zoe Forsey is joined by Film Writer Lewis Knight and the Daily Express’s Lauren O’Callaghan to talk about the storylines, characters and the fashion. Royal expert Ingrid Seward also offers her insight on how accurate the series is, and why it’s going to be extremely sad for Princes William and Harry.

43 min1 w ago
Comments
The Crown Season 4 special

So Many Thoughts on royal fashion with Elizabeth Holmes

When you are a member of the royal family, you know what you wear is going to be noticed - so what you wear matters.The Queen, Princess Diana, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have all used their clothing choices to make their presence felt.Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Elizabeth Holmes to discuss her first book HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style. They chat the royals’ changing fashions, tiaras, the people who style the royals, when it pays not to be fashionable - and the messages the royals are really sending with what they wear.

45 min2 w ago
Comments
So Many Thoughts on royal fashion with Elizabeth Holmes

Platinum jubilee plans and a new kind of Remembrance

Remembrance commemorations have been very different this year - but they have been as special as ever.The Queen was at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday and paid her respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior wearing a mask in public for the first time.Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, stepped up into a bigger role while Harry and Meghan marked Remembrance Sunday in their own way in America.Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers, who was in Westminster Abbey for the special Armistice Day service 100 years on from the burial of the Unknown Warrior.They also look ahead to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and share listeners' comments on the pictures of the Sussexes' "private" cemetery visit.And ahead of Prince Charles' birthday, Mirror Online lifestyle editor catches up with Age UK's Laurie Bolt about what he is like as a patron.

60 min3 w ago
Comments
Platinum jubilee plans and a new kind of Remembrance

Meghan and Harry’s new beginnings as royals return to lockdown

The Duchess of Sussex has voted in the hotly contested Presidential election and the Archewell website is live - two big milestones in Meghan’s new life with Harry. In England, the royal family are back in lockdown with a return to Zoom events on the cards - aside from a key date in the royal diary: Remembrance Sunday. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor to discuss that latest royal news, plus Camilla taking over from Harry visiting the Westminster Abbey Garden of Remembrance and whether Prince William should have shared his coronavirus diagnosis earlier.They also look back at Pride of Britain, talk Prince Charles’ Vogue interview, what next in Meghan’s court case and the big row over the famous Princess Diana interview on Panorama.

44 minNOV 6
Comments
Meghan and Harry’s new beginnings as royals return to lockdown

Royal author Ingrid Seward on Prince Philip

Ingrid Seward first met Prince Philip in the 70s, describing him as a charming man. Their second meeting didn’t go to plan, when he was unimpressed to learn she wasn’t German and simply walked away from her.Having spent decades covering the royal family as a journalist, editor, author and TV commentator, Ingrid has been there for all the biggest moments - both good and bad.She joins the Mirror’s Lifestyle Editor Zoe Forsey to talk about her new book, Prince Philip Revealed: A Man of his Century.She gives an insight into what the Queen’s husband is like behind the jokes and gaffes, as well as sharing her insights on how he’s taken to the role of great-grandad to George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and the rest of the younger royals.Ingrid also speaks about her views on the fallout between Prince William and his younger brother Harry, the Prince Andrew ‘situation’ and how the Duchess of Cambridge is thriving.

32 minOCT 30
Comments
Royal author Ingrid Seward on Prince Philip

Smiling Queen’s unmasked return and Sussexes step it up

The Queen got out and about for the first time in months as she completed her first public visit since the coronavirus pandemic took hold. But her decision not to wear a mask on the visit to the science centre at Porton Down proved something of a talking point. Prince William and Kate have remained busy, and Stateside, Prince Harry and Meghan have made a series of appearances at virtual events - and posed for a new portrait. Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper is joined by Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers and Mirror Online fashionista Sarah Bradbury to catch up on what the royals have been up to - and wearing. They also talk the latest in court (legal, not royal) and Russell’s day out with Camilla.

57 minOCT 23
Comments
Smiling Queen’s unmasked return and Sussexes step it up

William and Harry's rift explored in exclusive interview with Battle of Brothers author

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 shape them? How were Kate and Meghan welcomed into the royal family? How have the Queen and the Palace handled things? And what impact did the structure of The Firm have on their relationship?Reflecting on the competing tensions of love and duty, they also look ahead to potential for reconciliation.

58 minOCT 15
Comments
William and Harry's rift explored in exclusive interview with Battle of Brothers author

Prince William goes green on global stage

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 Russell Myers to discuss the project, as well as William's ITV documentary A Planet For Us All.They also catch up on the Sussexes' Netflix deal and Frogmore Cottage payment, as well as the royal family's expenses revealed in the Sovereign Grant Report.

50 minOCT 8
Comments
Prince William goes green on global stage

What Kate did next: Scouts, Hold Still and life as a Royal patron

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 had gone. Daily Mirror royal photographer Ian Vogler gives his verdict on the Hold Still exhibition the Duchess curated with the National Portrait Gallery, and Mirror Online lifestyle editor Zoe Forsey interviews Tracy Rennie, director of care at East Anglia Children’s Hospices, about what Kate brings to her work as patron, and catches up with Ann about the Cambridges’ latest adventures with Sir David Attenborough, in the East End and wearing face masks. Join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter @podsave.

62 minOCT 1
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What Kate did next: Scouts, Hold Still and life as a Royal patron
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