Episodes
Chris and Lizzie are back for the last episode of the series before the summer break. In this episode they discuss Prince Harry's shock memoir announcement. The intimate book will look at his life in the public eye from childhood to the present day, but how much will he share about his family?  Chris and Lizzie also look at Prince Charles and Camilla's visit to the Isles of Scilly, Prince George's special birthday photo and the knitted masterpiece you can see at Sandringham. The Royal...
Published 07/23/21
Chris and Lizzie are back in the studio to discuss the latest sporting events attended by the royals. Whether it's Wimbledon or Wembley, the Cambridges have been out and about showing their support for England. Chris and Lizzie discuss Prince William's message to Gareth Southgate and his team and Kate's potential new role as president of the All England Lawn Tennis. Plus we look at, Prince Charles' speech to the Parachute Regimen, Meghan's new Netflix series and what's happening at...
Published 07/16/21
In this week's episode, Chris and Lizzie are on the road and on the set of Coronation Street. The Queen visited the long-running soap to celebrate its 60th year on our screens and to find out what it's like to film during the pandemic. Her Majesty toured the famous fictional street, popped into The Rovers Return and was even presented with a “Corrie Cobble” on her visit. Plus, we discuss how the royals marked the NHS' 73rd birthday and which songs make Prince Charles want to get up and...
Published 07/09/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss the long-awaited unveiling of the Princess Diana statue. Princes William and Harry reunited at Kensington Palace to mark what would have been their mother's 60th birthday. We hear from the sculptor, landscape designer and palace gardener involved in the special project to find out what it was like working with the brothers. Plus, we look at the Queen's visit to Scotland for Holyrood week. You can also watch The Royal Rota on our YouTube channel - subscribe to ITV...
Published 07/02/21
In this episode, Chris and Lizzie discuss the Royal finances. They bring you the lowdown on the Sovereign Grant report and the annual review from Clarence House - with details on how Prince Charles paid a "substantial sum" to Harry and Meghan. Chris and Lizzie also discuss the Queen's first in-person meeting with Boris Johnson since the start of the pandemic, the monarch's trip to Ascot, and what we found out about the Duchess of Cambridge from her trip to the Natural History Museum. New...
Published 06/25/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss The Duchess of Cambridge's new Centre for Early Childhood. Kate announced her latest project run by her and Prince William’s charitable operation, The Royal Foundation. Chris and Lizzie discuss what the centre is all about and look at Kate's 10-year journey to get it up and running.  Plus, Sophie, Countess of Wessex gives an emotional interview on the death of Prince Philip, Prince Charles speaks out against frontline worker abuse and Camilla reveals the Queen's...
Published 06/18/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss what the Queen and the most senior members of the Royal Family got up to when they went to Cornwall for the G7 summit. The three-day event saw world leaders and royals gather by the coast to discuss climate change, education and other global issues. The Duchess of Cambridge met with US First Lady Jill Biden at a small school, Prince Charles delivered an important speech on business and the Queen went on to meet US President Joe Biden for tea. Chris and Lizzie also...
Published 06/14/21
Producer Lizzie Robinson takes over this week to interview royal photographer Arthur Edwards. Arthur Edwards has photographed the royal family since the 1970s, from Princess Diana's wedding to spending three hours inside a fake pillar at Prince Philip's funeral. He discusses the race to photograph Prince William after he was born, what he thinks of Kate's camera skills and why he misses Prince Harry. We also look at the latest exhibition for Princess Diana's era-defining wedding...
Published 06/04/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss the Duke and Duchess' trip to Scotland. Prince William and Kate headed back to the town where they first met, enjoyed a special drive-in cinema screening for NHS staff and even gave land yachting a go. We hear from five-year-old Mila Sneddon - who was one of the finalists in the Duchess' 'Hold Still' project - about what it was like to meet a 'real life princess'. Chris and Lizzie also discuss the Queen's visit to HMS Queen Elizabeth and the latest Covid-19...
Published 05/28/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss Lord Dyson’s investigation into how BBC Panorama obtained their interview with Princess Diana in 1995. We hear from former employees about the now infamous interview and what Prince William and Prince Harry want to happen next. Also this week, Prince Harry opened up about his mental health journey for a new Apple TV series 'The Me You Can’t See. He chatted to Oprah about therapy, his father and why he fears history will repeat itself. Plus, Chris and Lizzie...
Published 05/21/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss the Queen's first major public ceremonial duty since the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. Her Majesty attended a scaled-back ceremony for the State Opening of Parliament where she set out the government's agenda for the new session. Chris and Lizzie also discuss how the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge marked Mental Health Awareness week, Prince Charles' chat with the staff who cared for his father and Prince Harry and Meghan's message on vaccine equality. Learning...
Published 05/14/21
Chris and Lizzie are joined by five-year-old 'Hold Still' finalist Mila Sneddon to discuss the special conversation she had with the Duchess of Cambridge. The chat was posted on the Cambridges' new YouTube channel ahead of Kate's photography book release. Meghan Markle also announced she is working on her first book inspired by her son Archie who turned two this week. Royal author Robert Jobson joins to discuss his new book and the role Prince Charles will play after the Duke of...
Published 05/07/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss the royal family's return to public duties after the death of The Duke of Edinburgh. 7NEWS Australia Europe Bureau Chief Hugh Whitfield joins the episode to discuss how he reported the funeral and if Australia's relationship with the royals has changed over the years. Chris and Lizzie also discuss Prince Charles' message of support to India, birthday celebrations and William and Kate's tractor driving skills. New episodes of The Royal Rota are released every...
Published 04/30/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral service and how he will be remembered. ITV News broadcast a special programme for the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday 17 April with coverage from across the UK. We look at how Prince Philip planned his final farewell from a Land Rover hearse to his hand-picked selection of music. Chris and Lizzie also discuss how The Queen's birthday will be marked and if Prince William and Harry have addressed their ongoing...
Published 04/19/21
In this special edition of podcast, Chris and Lizzie report from Windsor following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip passed away aged 99, having dedicated decades of his life to royal duty and serving the nation at the monarch’s side. As people across the world mourn the loss of the Queen's "strength and stay", Chris and Lizzie discuss his life, legacy and the plans to remember him. New episodes of The Royal Rota are released every week. You can also watch The Royal...
Published 04/12/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss the Queen's first public engagement since lockdown measures eased. Her Majesty took part in a ceremony to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force.  Also this week, English Heritage announced Princess Diana will be honoured with a Blue Plaque for her charity work. Curatorial Director Anna Eavis joins the podcast to talk about the importance of recognising and celebrating remarkable women. Chris and Lizzie also discuss Kate's photography book and if...
Published 04/02/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss Prince Harry's new jobs and how the royals marked the lockdown anniversary. The dust has barely settled on the Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah but the Duke has already announced he's got two new jobs.  Harry has been appointed chief impact officer at US mental health firm BetterUp as well as a commissioner at the Aspen Institute to tackle misinformation. He also made the headlines this week for his touching tribute to his mother Diana in a children's book...
Published 03/26/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss the Duke of Edinburgh's return to Windsor Castle after a month-long stay in hospital. On a visit to a London vaccination centre, Prince Charles said he was "thrilled" by the news and had spoken to his father several times. It was also revealed the Charles had spoken to son Harry following the bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey. American TV presenter Gayle King weighed in on the family's fractured relationship and how the conversation went. Chris and Lizzie...
Published 03/19/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss the fallout from the Prince Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah Winfrey. In the explosive primetime special, the duke and duchess revealed the struggles they faced while they were working members of the royal family. Shocking revelations about Meghan’s mental health, Harry’s fractured relationship with his father Prince Charles and allegations of racism within the Royal Family sparked many conversations this week. Chris and Lizzie offer their insight on the...
Published 03/12/21
Chris and Lizzie breakdown the teaser clips from the upcoming Prince Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah Winfrey. The explosive 2-hour special will air in the US this Sunday and on ITV the following day. We also hear from The Times journalist Valentine Low about the allegations of bullying made against the Duchess of Sussex. Chris and Lizzie also discuss the Duke of Edinburgh's recovery, Prince William and Kate's vaccination chat and Prince Harry's trip around LA with James Corden. New...
Published 03/05/21
In this episode, Chris and Lizzie discuss updates on the Duke of Edinburgh, who remains in hospital as he receives treatment for an infection. They discuss what's next for Harry and Meghan after the couple confirmed to the Queen that they will not be returning as working members of The Royal Family. We hear how Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank introduced their new baby boy to the world. And finally the team have analysis on how The Royal Family are speaking out to promote the...
Published 02/26/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss Prince Harry and Meghan's baby announcement. A spokesperson for the couple shared a touching photo confirming the news that Archie is going to be a big brother. It was also announced that the royal couple would been interviewed by TV host Oprah Winfrey in their first sit down chat since leaving the UK. Chris and Lizzie also discuss the news Prince Philip has been admitted to hospital, Prince Charles' half-term nature challenge and Camilla's new work with domestic...
Published 02/19/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss Meghan's legal victory against the Mail on Sunday after they published a “personal and private” letter she had written to her father. Meghan shared a statement after the ruling thanking Prince Harry and called it a "comprehensive win". Chris and Lizzie also discuss claims the Queen tried to hide her wealth, Prince Charles and Camilla's coronavirus jabs and Princess Eugenie’s baby news. New episodes of The Royal Rota are released every Friday. You can also watch...
Published 02/12/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss why a 1969 documentary on the royal family has been kept hidden for so many years after it appeared on YouTube last month. The film gave a behind-the-scenes look at life behind palace walls and it has even featured in the latest series of Netflix's The Crown. But why was it swiftly taken off the video-sharing platform? After the sad news of Captain Sir Tom Moore's death, we also revisit his audience with the Queen and look at how he will be remembered. Plus,...
Published 02/05/21
Chris and Lizzie discuss how the royals marked Holocaust Memorial Day. Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust Karen Pollock joins us to discuss Prince Charles’ moving speech on remembering the tragedies of the Auschwitz and Kate’s catch-up with Holocaust survivors Zigi and Manfred. Chris and Lizzie also discuss Prince Harry’s interview on social media reform, how the Cambridge’s celebrated Burns Night and the latest Princess Diana biopic.
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Published 01/29/21