Reinventing the Royals: Succession

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Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Elizabeth II Photo (C) CARL COURT, POOL VIA AP
Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Elizabeth II Photo (C) CARL COURT, POOL VIA AP

Reinventing the Royals: Succession

Written and presented by Steve Hewlett, the series is told principally through the first-hand testimony of those who were there: ex-royal advisors, editors, photographers, journalists, royal correspondents – and an enormously rich archive.

This episode examines how, after the tragic death of Princess Diana, Prince Charles hired a new type of royal press advisor in the form of spin doctor Mark Bolland. Then director of the Press Complaints Commission, Bolland got to work rebuilding Prince Charles’s public image.

Prince William reveals main reason he's excited about Prince Harry's engagement Photo (C) GETTY
Prince William reveals main reason he’s excited about Prince Harry’s engagement Photo (C) GETTY

His main challenge was to create a degree of public acceptance for the by now non-negotiable Camilla Parker Bowles, but his controversial methods were not popular amongst other royals and courtiers. (Documentary 2017 by BBC TWO)

Prince William and Paloma Faith chat intently amdid many performers after the 105th Royal Variety Performance Show
Prince William and Paloma Faith chat intently amdid many performers after the 105th Royal Variety Performance Show
Kate and Will stayed to meet performers after the Royal Variety Show, joking and laughing with them
Kate and Will stayed to meet performers after the Royal Variety Show, joking and laughing with them
Will entertained the entertainers after the show as the royal couple stayed to meet the performers tonight
Will entertained the entertainers after the show as the royal couple stayed to meet the performers tonight
Dame Joan Collins, wearing a light pink dress and elaborate diamond jewellery, shared a warm exchange with Prince William
Dame Joan Collins, wearing a light pink dress and elaborate diamond jewellery, shared a warm exchange with Prince William

Tags: Prince William, Prince George, Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth II, Royal, British Royal Family

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