The Palace and the Press

A fresh look at the Royal family told through their relationship with the tabloids, from the front pages to intrusion into their personal lives. The series examines how the press holds the Royal Family to account as well as debating whether the scrutiny is justified.

Episodes

Air Date: January 01, 2021 - 45:14
The tabloids' voracious appetite for royal stories feeds an insatiable hunger for regal revelations. The Royals decry the intrusion, but over the last 60 years the press has repeatedly dug up tales of Royal misbehavior.
Air Date: January 01, 2021 - 44:58
In the often-complicated relationship between the Palace and the press, there's one group of royals who have had to play the cleverest game of all - the younger generation.
Air Date: January 01, 2021 - 45:14
The Royals may consider the tabloids to be a nuisance, an intrusion, or even an outright menace but there's no denying the role of the popular press when it comes to holding the House of Windsor to account.
Air Date: October 17, 2020 - 45:14
A look at the Princess of Wales' complex relationship with the press, examining the deal she made with newspaper editors after her divorce from Prince Charles where in exchange for privacy she would feed their news desks stories.