HELLO! A Right Royal Podcast

HELLO! A Right Royal Podcast

By Hello! Magazine Ltd

Join Hello!'s Emmy Griffiths, Andrea Caamano, Royal Editor Emily Nash and a whole host of special guests as we delve into the very heart of all things Royal. We'll be looking at Harry and Meghan's new life in the USA including an in-depth look at Harry's new book 'Spare', followed by a look at what the makes the young royals AKA 'Royal Rascals' tick, we'll also look at how a royal tour is put together by those with first hand experience plus we'll deep dive into King Charles' new life and what we can expect from his reign following the sad passing of the Queen. For the royal fan, or for those who want more of an understanding of the intricacies of the world's most famous family this is always an entertaining, fun and informative listen.

Episodes

A Right Royal Aide

Join Hello!'s Emmy Griffiths, Andrea Caamano, Royal Editor Emily Nash and a whole host of special guests as we delve into the very heart of all things Royal. In this episode, we will be talking all about the latest royal news, including Queen Camilla leading the royal family at King Constantine’s Thanksgiving Service, the latest on Prince William and his statement on the Israel-Gaza conflict and Princess Kate’s newest appointment. We'll also be joined by royal author and veteran royal correspondent Valentine Low to discuss the ‘men in grey suits’, the advisors to the royal family - but who are they, and how much power do they really hold at the palace? Please note: this episode was recorded before Buckingham Palace announced the death of Thomas Kingston, the husband of Lady Gabriella Windsor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/03/24·58m 11s

A Right Royal Upbringing

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shocked fans earlier this week when they launched their new website, Sussex.com, which is something of an umbrella website for all of their latest endeavours, including the Archewell Foundation, Archewell Productions and their extra projects. Is the move to highlight their titles as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex a sign that they are aligning themselves with the royal family? We're joined by HELLO!'s Royal Editor Emily Nash who answers all of our burning questions. We are also joined by Majesty magazine's Editor-in-Chief and royal author Ingrid Seward to discuss her new book, My Mother and I, which delves into the relationship between the late monarch and her son - and is full of memorable anecdotes from Charles' childhood as well as a serious look into the pair's complex relationship, and how it changed over the years.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/24·56m 59s

A Right Royal Podcast: King Charles III's Cancer Diagnosis

Not long after our previous episode aired, we sadly learned the news that King Charles had been diagnosed with cancer. In a special update, Emmy and Emily are joined by royal author, journalist and broadcaster Robert Jobson, as they discuss what this latest diagnosis means for the British royal family as they navigate the news. We discuss Prince Harry's return to the UK, whether there is a prospect of a regency and how Prince William could take on the mantle of further royal responsibilities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/02/24·29m 28s

A Right Royal Health Scare

Following a barrage of recent health scares for the British royal family, we delve deep into the Princess of Wales's recent hospital stay alongside King Charles's health battles, both of which happened simultaneously. Thankfully, they seem to be recovering and we discuss what will their convalescence look like. What was their experience in the hospital and are we in a new period of openness among the royal family? Andrea, Emmy and Emily are joined by Royal photographer and podcast favourite Arthur Edwards to discuss the royal family's medical trials over the years and his own experiences with the royal doctor, as well as royal photographer James Whatling who snapped the king upon leaving the hospital. Please note: this episode was recorded before the King's subsequent health diagnosis on 5th Feb 2024 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/24·51m 50s

A Right Royal King Charles III Exclusive

A very special bonus episode of the Right Royal Podcast. We are very privileged to welcome onto the podcast the revered royal author and journalist, Robert Hardman. We chat exclusively with Robert about his new biography: Charles III: New King. New Court. The Inside Story. It's an incredible book with unfettered access that has come through decades of hard work of Robert building a relationship with the palace. In this episode, Robert speaks to us about the sections which have already made the headlines: from the controversy around the naming of Harry's daughter 'Lilibet', to how everyone was shocked by the Queen's rapid demise and how happy Charles is in his new role. Plus, we are regaled with Robert's often insightful and very entertaining anecdotes about his time following our new King. This is an episode not to be missed. Please note: this episode was recorded before the King was admitted to hospital in January 2024. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/24·43m 8s

A Right Royal Abdication

We're back for 2024 and as the world of royalty is as tumultuous as ever, we take a look at Royal abdications. Following on from the abdication of Queen Margrethe II and the accession of her son, the now King Frederik X we look at what led up to this historic event and also what abdications mean for royal families across the globe. We'll be speaking to three incredible guests starting with royal journalist Wim Dehandschutter who has interviewed the Danish queen in the past and covered the big event in Copenhagen. We'll also be speaking to the wonderful Joe Little, Managing Editor of Majesty magazine, who will be sharing his knowledge of all things abdication and Chris Ship who is ITV News's royal editor who was also covering the event from Copenhagen. Please note: This episode was recorded before the news regarding both the Princess of Wales and King Charles's health stories broke. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/24·1h 6m

A Right Royal Christmas Special

On this week's show, we visit Windsor Castle to learn all about how a palace is turned festive and we also visit the Tower of London, where Curator and Public Historian Charles Farris talks us through Christmas and coronations past with some astonishing anecdotes. We'll also be speaking to Call the Midwife star Leonie Elliott fresh from her appearance at the Princess of Wales' carol service, plus we also have podcast favourite the brilliant Alexis Ffrench playing us out with a very special Christmas performance. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/12/23·1h 9m

A Right Royal Saying Goodbye to 'The Crown' Special

Welcome to a very special episode of A Right Royal Podcast where our co-host and HELLO!’s TV Editor Emmy Griffiths will be flying solo to say goodbye to Netflix’s hit period drama The Crown ahead of season six part two’s release.  During the episode, Emmy will be catching up with the genius minds from behind the scenes who made the show the smash hit that it is, and discussing what goes into recreating the royal family for the screen, including the show's casting director, Robert Sterne, hair and makeup experts Cate Hall and Emilie Yong, and movement coach Polly Bennett, who works with stars to authentically create the right movements to recreate historical figures, from the late Queen to Margaret Thatcher - and which royal she is most fascinated by.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/23·30m 16s

How To Become Part Of The Royal Family

In this week's episode, we're looking at becoming part of the Royal Family. We're looking at the life-changing unions of those who have been married into one of the most famous institutions on the planet. We look at the challenges faced by some of the most recent additions to the family and chart the dramatic change in a person's life following their union with the family. In this episode, we'll be speaking to biographer Ingrid Seward, who is the editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine, and one of the most prominent and respected writers on the British Royal Family with more than a dozen books on the subject to her credit. We also speak with Royal journalist and author Victoria Murphy, who has been reporting on the royal family for over a decade. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/23·1h 19m

A Right Royal Love Story

In this week's episode, we're looking at love. From a man stepping down as king for the woman he loves, to Kate and William's very sweet proposal in Kenya, Royal love lives have always been a subject of fascination for keen loyalists to help us navigate royal love lives. We speak with writer and broadcaster Hugo Vickers, who has written extensively on the royal family and possesses some incredible in-depth knowledge of Royal relationships. We also chat with Kate Mansey, an award-winning journalist, writer and commentator who will help us lift the lid on Royal romances. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/23·1h 8m

How Prince William Is Saving The World

Welcome back to another episode of HELLO!’s A Right Royal Podcast, where your hosts Andrea Caamano and Emmy Griffiths will be buying new recycling bins and learning to compost after finding out more about Prince William’s incredible 10-year, £50 million environmental project - the Earthshot Prize. The charity provides funding to discover solutions to Earth’s biggest climate issues - and is already seeing hugely positive changes. Ahead of the 2023 Earthshot Prize, which is being held in Singapore, we chat about how the Prince of Wales is changing the world from the people who know best! We’ll be speaking to the Sunday Times royal editor and broadcaster Roya Nikkhah, Earthshot winner and co-founder of Enapter, Vaitea Cowan, our very own US editor Justin Ravitz, and of course, our royal editor Emily Nash, who is filling us in on what to expect from this year’s ceremony and why the finalists have been invited to physically attend this year’s ceremony. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/23·1h 6m

Prince Harry and Meghan: The Next Chapter

In our new epsiode of A Right Royal Podcast, the team look at how the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been getting on since the beginning of the year, when Prince Harry released his memoir Spare.  We chat with HELLO!’s royal editor, Emily Nash, who has the latest on the couple, from what’s coming next to Meghan Markle’s solo Instagram account and the low-down on their reported move to Los Angeles. Hosts Andrea Caamano and Emmy Griffiths also speak to the mayor of Dusseldorf, Dr Stephan Keller, about the success of the Invictus Games as well as our colleague Isabelle Casey, who travelled to the city to cover the Games and had an unforgettable (albeit brief) 1-2-1 with Prince Harry. Lastly, we talk at length with David Wiseman, Director of the Invictus Games Foundation and good friend of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who shares everything from meeting Prince William and Harry at Sandhurst to spending time with Harry and Meghan in Montecito. Sponsored by True Royalty TV Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/23·58m 6s

A Right Royal Ghost Story Special

In the suitably spooky episode of a Right Royal Podcast, the team get their intrepid ghost hunter hats on as we delve into some right royal ghost stories! Andrea, Emmy and Emily scare themselves silly as they meet those with first-hand experience of royal paranormal activity. They speak with Errol Clayton a Palace Host at Hampton Court Palace who recounts some of the otherworldly events which have happened at the Palace. They also speak to the renowned paranormal historian, Richard Felix who takes the team on a ghostly tour of some of the infamous royal hauntings. Make sure you don't listen to it alone! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/23·1h 6m

A Right Royal Film Adaptation

In this week's episode of A Right Royal Podcast, we'll be looking at when the royals find their name in lights in the glitz and glamour of Hollywood! As perhaps the most famous royal family in the world with a vast history, it is simply inevitable that TV and movies have adapted tales on the royals over the years – so join us as we discuss what goes into bringing the royals to the screen featuring guests Matthew Lopez, the director of the smash hit film 'Red, White and Royal Blue', writer and photographer Ian Lloyd and historian Tracy Borman. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/23·1h 15m

A Right Royal Look At Education

The third episode of "A Right Royal Podcast" looks at the royal family's education, from nursery to senior school and even university – for some! Our first guest, Princess Diana's former protection officer Ken Wharfe, began working for the royals ahead of Prince William's first day of nursery at Wetherby. He reveals what his job entailed day to day, from securing the building daily at 6am to school runs and even taking part in Sports Day races. Hosts Andrea Caamano, Emmy Griffiths and HELLO!'s royal editor Emily Nash are also joined by Melanie Sanderson, managing editor and education consultant at The Good Schools Guide who explains why Lambrook is the perfect choice for Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis and where the royal children are likely to study next. Melanie also explains why Prince William and Kate's children go to school on Saturdays and why Princess Charlotte might not follow in her mother's footsteps when it comes to heading to Marlborough. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/23·1h 12m

Balmoral and Royal Holidays

On the next episode of "A Right Royal Podcast" Andrea, Emmy and Emily take a deep dive into royal holidays and in particular, their love of Balmoral, the royal family's favourite summer holiday destination in Scotland. Our lengthy chat with King Charles' former pilot, Graham Laurie, reveals incredible insight into royal flying, with Graham explaining Charles' reason for no longer piloting airplanes, why Prince William had to stop flying with his parents and brother Prince Harry aged 12, and what happened when he heard of Diana's tragic death. Plus, how Graham was in charge of bringing her coffin back to England.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/23·48m 59s

A Right Royal Podcast: One Year On From The Loss Of Queen Elizabeth

On our very first episode of the new series, we're looking back at the first 12 months without our late Queen Elizabeth II ahead of the first anniversary of her death. We're joined by esteemed royal photographer Julian Calder - who has taken some of the late Queen's most iconic portraits and goes into detail about what Her Majesty was really like behind the lens. He also reveals the cheeky sex book that the late Prince Philip had in his private office at Buckingham Palace and nearly made an appearance in one of his official portraits. Also joining hosts Andrea Caamano, Emily Nash and Emmy Griffiths is writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth, who considers himself "lucky" to have spent a lot of time with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and the new King and Queen. He fondly remembers some fantastic anecdotes told to him by the Queen which make for an incredibly entertaining listen. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/23·59m 41s

A Right Royal Podcast New Series Trailer

We're back! After a summer hiatus, the team return to grace your ears with amazing insight and wonderful guests who lift the lid on everything royal. Join us for Season 2 coming very, very soon! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/23·28s

A Right Royal Coronation Special

In this week's episode, Andrea and Emmy discuss King Charles and Queen Camilla's coronation with two guests that were lucky enough to witness the moment in person at Westminster Abbey – HELLO!'s royal editor, Emily Nash and His Serene Highness Prince Albert of Monaco. What did the Monegasque royal gift the King? Did his twins, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, watch the historic ceremony? The co-hosts, alongside Emily, also catch up with New York Times bestseller and royal fashion commentator, Elizabeth Holmes, who shared her 'Many Thoughts' on the royal fashion displayed on the day and revealed which royal was the best dressed. Plus, pianist Alexis Ffrench, who recently released his EP "Peace", drops into the studio just hours after performing at the Coronation Concert and attending an afterparty at Windsor Castle hosted by Prince William and Kate and the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/23·55m 36s

A Right Royal Best Of Series One

In a very special episode of A Right Royal Podcast, we take a look back at the series and pull some of the unheard moments and insights we've been saving for this episode. We also look back with fondness on some of our favourite moments from the series which you might have missed the first time around. From a very awkward moment recounted between the late Princess of Wales and the Queen's press secretary, Dickie Arbiter to what the Queen returned as a gift to a foreign dignitary when she herself was showered with priceless offerings. We'll also hear some of the moments which really shouldn't be given the light of day, but in the name of fun, we share some of our favourite outtakes and bloopers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/23·29m 17s

Coronation Countdown: What To Expect

In this week's episode, Andrea and Emmy discuss all the big questions surrounding the coronation; What can we expect on the day? How will it be different from the late Queen's? Will there be a big tiara moment for the Princess of Wales? Joined by HELLO!'s very own Royal Editor Emily Nash, the team talk crowns and traditions with Majesty Magazine's Editor Joe Little and fashion predictions with New York Times bestseller and royal commentator, Elizabeth Holmes. Plus, saxophonist YolanDa Brown OBE also drops into the studio to speak about her recent performance at Westminster Abbey in front of the royal family and receiving her investiture the very next day. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/23·58m 35s

William And Kate: The Future Of The Monarchy

In this week's episode, we look at the future of the monarchy in the form of the Prince and Princess of Wales or as they are more commonly known: William and Kate. Very much at the forefront of the royal family, we delve into their own relationship and the fine nuances within it. We also look at what we can expect from their future reign, their extensive charity work and how they stay authentic to the causes which matter the most to them. Joining us are HELLO!'s very own Royal Editor Emily Nash, author of Our King: Charles III: The Man and the Monarch Robert Jobson, Mick Clarke CEO of homeless charity 'The Passage' of which William is patron and Cat Ross, the founder of 'Baby Basics' who describes her own encounters with the Princess of Wales. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/23·57m 22s

Touring With Royalty

From converting planes into living quarters to extensive outfit planning, it's safe to say a lot of hard work goes into royal tours. In this episode of The Right Royal Podcast we speak with HELLO!'s royal editor Emily Nash, who has travelled to nearly every continent with the royal family. Emily also recounts the night she took part in a pub quiz against Prince Harry in New Zealand! We also speak with Dickie Arbiter who planned many tours over the 12 years he worked as Press Secretary to the late Queen. Dickie talks about King Charles' pilot skills and also speaks about the very unusual things that need to be packed for all eventualities on a tour. Finally, Andrea and Emmy speak with journalist and WhatKateWore founder Susan E. Kelley about the creativity and pressure that goes into the outfits that are worn on these high profile visits. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/23·55m 8s

Royal Rascals

Whether they’re pulling faces at the Queen’s Jubilee, melting hearts on Christmas morning or being cheeky with their cousins at Buckingham Palace, the youngest generation of royals never fails to delight. From George and Charlotte to their cheeky little brother Louis, these little royal rascals are firm fan favourites. And in this episode of The Right Royal Podcast we speak with Getty Photographer Chris Jackson, who has had the privilege of going on tour with the Wales children and has taken some of the most iconic pictures of them - including Prince George's 4th birthday portrait. We are also joined by former Press Secretary to the Queen, Ailsa Anderson, who was one of the only people at Frimley Park Hospital when Lady Louise Windsor was born. And finally, we speak with Ex-Norland Nanny and The Sleep Mums podcast host Sarah Carpenter, who gives us an insight into the training it takes to become a royal nanny. Disclaimer: Sarah Carpenter does not at present represent the Norland Nanny organisation and all of her views are her own. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/23·49m 51s

King Charles: The Man Under The Crown

In this episode we take a look at the man under the crown, the United Kingdom's new monarch King Charles III. From his kindness and generosity, to what his relationship was really like with Diana, we discuss all facets of his life from his early years to his upcoming coronation. We also delve into what we think his reaction to Prince Harry's latest revelations will be and we hear about a very intriguing story regarding the page three girls! Joining us is The Sun's royal photographer Arthur Edwards MBE, from enemies to acquaintances, he talks to us about his incredible 48-year career following the royal family and his special relationship with our new King. From photographing Charles in his early bachelor days to accompanying him in his first months of reign, Arthur has been there at every major event and provides us with a glimpse at who King Charles III is beneath the crown. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/23·49m 43s

Harry and Meghan: Their New Chapter

2023 has started with a bang for Harry and Meghan, in this episode Andrea and Emmy discuss all things Spare with HELLO!'s royal editor Emily Nash and Diana's biographer Andrew Morton - who reveals why Harry will never regret writing his book. Plus, Montecito journalists Richard Mineards and Sandro Monetti give an insight into Harry and Meghan's new life living with some of California's biggest stars. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/23·50m 23s

A Right Royal Christmas

In the very first episode of A Right Royal Podcast, Andrea and Emmy talk all things Christmas at the palaces. We talk gifts fit for a King with Hello!'s royal editor Emily Nash, decorating Windsor castle with Royal Collection Trust curator Kathryn Jones, and festive food with Charles and Diana’s former chef, Carolyn Robb. We also have an exclusive chat with former royal photographer John Stilwell, who was one of the very few people allowed in the room while the Queen filmed her iconic Christmas speeches. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/22·41m 5s

A Right Royal Podcast Trailer

Join the Hello! team of Emmy Griffiths, Andrea Caamano, our Royal Editor Emily Nash and a whole host of special guests as we delve into the very heart of all things Royal. Launching Christmas 2022, our first episode will take a sneak peek inside Windsor castle, hearing about the intricacies of decorating from the Royal Collection themselves and we'll also hear first hand what it takes to create a Christmas lunch fit for Royalty from the former live-in chef to The Prince and Princess of Wales. In future episodes, we'll be looking at Harry and Meghan's new life in the USA including an in-depth look at Harry's new book 'Spare', followed by a look at what the makes the young royals AKA 'Royal Rascals' tick, we'll also look at how a royal tour is put together by those with first hand experience plus we'll deep dive into King Charles' new life and what we can expect from his reign following the sad passing of the Queen. For the royal fan, or for those who want more of an understanding of the intricacies of the world's most famous family this is always an entertaining, fun and informative listen. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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