Tony remembers driving a matchbox royal coach under his dining table during Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation in 1953. Ahead of King Charles’s Coronation on May 6th 2023, he’s finding out more about where this extraordinary ritual comes from and what it all stands for with historian Kate Williams and HELLO!’s Royal Editor Emily Nash.
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HELLO!'s Royal Editor, Emily has covered the birth of ten royal babies, four royal weddings, two royal funerals and has travelled across five continents on tour with the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Emily is also the co-host of ‘A Right Royal Podcast’.
Professor Kate Williams @KateWilliamsme
Professor of Modern History at Reading University, Kate’s a specialist in modern history, royal and constitutional affairs. She's provided expert analysis for the State Opening of Parliament, the Diamond Jubilee, the 60th anniversary of the Coronation and the Royal Wedding. Kate is also a NYT bestselling author of six historical books.
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