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Palace Confidential is weekly royal podcast on the British royal family. Host Jo Elvin, editor of You magazine, speaks to a mix of the Mail's royal experts, celebrity columnists and former palace staff for a mix of exclusive news, sharp analysis and a look back at some fascinating moments in the House of Windsor's history.
 
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This week it was revealed that, after a long period of radio silence, Spotify was taking things into its own hands when it comes to making Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s delayed podcast. Meanwhile, his uncle Prince Andrew remains under pressure over his ongoing legal battles in New York. This week his lawyers said that the Duke wants a trial by j…
 
Prince Harry’s decision to try to get his lawyers to overturn the Home Office’s decision not to offer him police protection in the UK has, says Rebecca English, created ‘another legal drama involving the Sussexes and another unwelcome situation for the Royal Family’. PLUS After the extraordinary events that saw Boris Johnson apologise to the Queen …
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones, talk to royal biographer Angela Levin on Harry and Meghan's latest dispute over police protection, and speak to Children's Commissioner Dame Rachel De Souza on the plight of the 'lost' children who have not returned to school after lockdown. Tech author Caramel Quin valiantly tries to ex…
 
The news that Prince Andrew is set to face trial in America over a civil claim that he abused a sex-trafficked 17-year-old is ‘the Royal Family’s worst nightmare and there’s no easy way out’. That’s the view of the Daily Mail’s Diary Editor Richard Eden, who says that enough is enough: it’s time for the Firm to take decisive action to put ‘clear wa…
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones, talk to Boris Johnson's biographer Andrew Gimson on why he feels sorry for the Prime Minister (and why a lot of the bad feeling towards Boris this week stems from 2016, not 2020). Plus, food tsar Henry Dimbleby on why going vegan might not be as healthy as you'd imagine - and astrologer …
 
In an essay on the environment published this week, Prince Charles praised not only his late father but both of his sons for their commitment to green issues. It might seem like a small thing, but the Daily Mail’s Royal Editor Rebecca English says it is ‘very notable’, adding: ‘I don’t think that’s a coincidence. Relationships with Harry are still …
 
After a boozy festive season, Sarah Vine’s co-presenter Imogen Edwards-Jones is attempting Dry January (but scoffing bags of reindeers’ noses to make up for the lack of alcohol). Sarah and Imogen talk to Richard Piper of Alcohol Change UK on why so many of us do Dry January (and how many go straight back to a Wet February). Plus, Hannah Betts on Ne…
 
Despite stepping back from his official royal role in 2019, Prince Andrew's ability to dominate the headlines throughout 2021 has given our panel on Palace Confidential plenty to talk about all year long. In this special episode, we’ve put together some of the biggest talking points and most jaw-dropping moments from the story of Prince Andrew over…
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones talk to astrologer Theresa Cheung about what the stars have planned for us in 2022. Will it all be 'good vibes' and Chris Hemsworth? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Mail+
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones talk about how the public doesn't wait for a guilty verdict before canceling people. Sarah and Imogen speak to Princess Katya Galitzine about the fall of the Soviet Union 30 years ago. Plus, Hannah Betts, our resident beauty guru, tells us what beauty products we need this Twixmas. See om…
 
2020 was a seismic year for the Royal Family as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced plans to leave Britain and to relinquish royal duties, so much so that few thought 2021 would provide as much drama. However, the fallout from Megxit has continued to be drawn out, providing a series of unexpected twists that have proved incredibly uncomfortabl…
 
Earlier this year, Buckingham Palace announced an investigation into accusations of bullying by the Duchess of Sussex against members of staff. Fast forward nine months and, as the Mail’s Rebecca English reveals, just ‘a tiny handful’ of staff have been interviewed and she believes the whole process is ‘being kicked into the long grass’. The panel …
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones both hate Christmas - so they’re speaking to a woman who hired a Christmas nanny to do all the hard work in the festive season. Sarah and Imogen speak to Molly Kingsley of child welfare charity UsforThem on the ‘ghost children’ condemned to violence, abuse and even murder by lockdowns. Pl…
 
What is Prince Harry’s motivation – self-preservation or trying to create more distance from his family in advance of his memoirs being released? That’s the question being asked by our panel in the latest edition of Palace Confidential. As connections between Prince Charles and a Saudi businessman are called into question, Harry has appeared to cri…
 
Sarah Vine and co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones talk to columnist and podcaster Andrew Pierce about a tumultuous week in Number 10 Downing Street - there’s a new baby, but odds are Boris and Carrie won’t be naming it ‘Allegra’. Sarah and Imogen speak to author Kathy Lette on her two weeks in a quarantine hotel - and why it’s unfair she was…
 
The Prince of Wales found himself dragged back into the royal racism row after a new book made claims – denied by Charles – that he was the so-called ‘royal racist’, writes Richard Eden. The Prince of Wales was also in the spotlight as he travelled to Barbados this week as the nation declared itself a republic. At one evening event, jetlag appeared…
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones speak to activist and feminist Maya Forstater on the chilling side-effects of a new conversion therapy bill which could see parents criminalised for questioning a child’s decision to have hormone treatment for gender reassignment. Plus, an interview with the queen of subtle anti-ageing tr…
 
Sarah Vine and co-presenter author Imogen Edwards Jones tackle the important issues of the week, starting with Rod Stewart’s dancing with a dishcloth on his head. Sarah and Imogen talk to Louise Oliver, President of the British Association of Women Entrepreneurs, on whether Stella Creasy was right to bring a baby to the House of Commons. Kate Manse…
 
A BBC documentary that set out to examine the relationship between a Royal Family in crisis and the media has ended up exposing the Corporation’s rapidly deteriorating relations with the Firm. That’s the view of royal experts interviewed on this week’s Palace Confidential, who tackle the controversial documentary, The Princes And The Press. See omn…
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones are asking why J. K. Rowling hasn’t been invited on the TV special about Harry Potter - and discussing everything from wigs to getting cancelled with transgender activist and journalist Debbie Hayton. Plus chit-chat on Stanley Johnson and the alleged bottom-touching he has 'no recollectio…
 
News that Meghan Markle has given another high-profile interview on US television will cause ‘a real sense of trepidation’ among royals, says Daily Mail Diary Editor Richard Eden, because the last big TV interview ‘set off explosions all around the world and caused a long long headache for the Royal Family’. So far, however, the revelations seem to…
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones, speak to Hollywood actress Alice Evans about the pains of divorce (including who gets to keep the chopping board) after Evans’ husband Hornblower star Ioan Gruffudd became ‘Instagram official’ with his younger girlfriend. Plus, Hannah Betts on this year’s beauty advent calendars - which …
 
This week, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s battle with the media, both traditional and social, was laid bare in the starkest of terms. The Court of Appeal heard new evidence from a senior royal aide after the Mail on Sunday began an appeal against a High Court ruling earlier this year which found the newspaper had unlawfully breached Meghan’s priv…
 
Sarah Vine and her co-host, author Imogen Edwards-Jones, speak to Beezy Marsh on a gang of post-war female thieves who were just as vicious as their male counterparts, and speak to Peter Wohlleben, bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, on deforestation pledges at COP26, and Sarah’s passion for ancient woodland. Meanwhile, astrologer There…
 
Moves by Prince Andrew’s lawyers this week to have a civil case against him dismissed show that ‘the gloves are off’ says Richard Kay the Daily Mail’s Editor at Large. Andrew denies all claims made against him, but it was revealed that he will still have to give evidence under oath to the court sometime next year. Meanwhile the Mail on Sunday’s Ass…
 
Are the palace deceiving the public over the Queen’s health? And how can ‘rockstar’ Prince William avoid getting too political over climate change? Join Jess King and her panel of experts, for all of the latest Royal news. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Palace Confidential
 
Sarah Vine and co-presenter Imogen Edwards-Jones talk to best-selling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris, about her latest novel, Three Sisters, and the challenges and rewards of writing real people’s stories. A listener (and animal communicator) has been in touch with some advice for Sarah’s misbehaving mutt and Avril Price from …
 
There was shock when it was announced that the Queen’s planned trip to Northern Ireland had been cancelled on the advice of doctors. But for our panellist Richard Eden, it is a sign that Her Majesty should be allowed to retired gracefully and make way for her grandson William to take the throne. Meanwhile the Duchess of Sussex’s letter to US politi…
 
Sarah Vine and co-presenter Imogen Edwards-Jones are joined by Sarah Vine’s daughter to talk about the abuse that politicians (and their families) face, and about young women being injected with date-rape drugs in nightclubs. Sarah and Imogen talk to Action for Children about new research on parental burnout - and beauty expert Hannah Betts reveals…
 
Is Prince William right to criticise billionaire space invaders like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk? That’s one of the questions for this week’s panel on our royal show Palace Confidential. The Daily Mail’s diary editor Richard Eden believes he shouldn’t be following his father Charles’ eco-zealotry. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Sarah Vine and her co-presenter, author Imogen Edwards-Jones are talking about hobbies after Boris Johnson was pictured painting on holiday - but does drinking wine count? Sarah and Imogen talk to author Eleanor Tattersfield about her book of lockdown secrets, submitted to her on postcards and including, ‘I lied about having coronavirus so I didn’t…
 
Sarah Vine and her friend Imogen Edwards-Jones are wondering whether Wisteria flowers are actually racist (which Transport for London seem to think they are) and enlist historian Dr Zareer Masani to find out which other blooms may have troubling associations. Sarah and Imogen talk to Tim Bouverie, who began sending pieces of classical music to frie…
 
When Prince Harry and Meghan left the UK it was said that they were going it alone, but the late Princess Diana has been a constant presence, playing ‘third wheel’ in their relationship. That’s the view of the princess’ biographer Andrew Morton, in an interview with Palace Confidential. AND we discuss Prince Charles’ plans to shuffle the Windsors a…
 
Imogen Edwards-Jones has spent much of the week queuing for petrol - so Sarah Vine and her co-presenter are talking about the the EFF crisis (Energy, Fuel and Food), why children and Instagram really shouldn’t mix - and debating the important question of whether gilets, Crocs and chipped nail varnish are now acceptable to snobs (as Tatler says they…
 
After the Sussexes stopped traffic in New York last week, it was the turn of the Cambridges to grab the headlines, with Kate’s incredibly glamorous look at the Bond premiere setting the fashion agenda. The panel also discuss the latest revelations in the updated version of The Meghan Paradox by Andrew Morton, which is being serialised in the Mail o…
 
Despite not representing the monarchy or Britain anymore, Harry and Meghan have been given the full VIP treatment on their trip to New York, their first official visit since moving to California. The Daily Mail’s royal editor Rebecca English tells Palace Confidential that this trip has ‘the feel of an official royal visit, which of course it isn’t …
 
Sarah Vine and co-host Imogen Edwards-Jones are rather dubious about Boris Johnson's use of 'Franglais' (and very admiring of the young Prince Philip). They speak to Amanda Feilding, a psychedelic pioneer who believes micro-dosing hallucinogens such as LSD could solve people's mental problems (and who drilled a hole in her own skull to achieve enli…
 
Sarah Vine and co-host Imogen Edwards-Jones are still reeling from all the horrific outfits on display at this year’s Met Ball (not to mention Meghan’s Time magazine cover), and speak to fashion icon Zandra Rhodes on her latest partnership with IKEA (warning: includes terrible Swedish accents). A real-life young person attempts to change Sarah’s mi…
 
Harry and Meghan are back on the front pages – but not as we’re used to seeing them. The pair grace the cover of the new Time magazine as part of its annual 100 most influential people special, and their inclusion and the accompanying photos are a hot topic for our panel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
It was reported this week that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were planning a ‘summit’ with the Queen following months of recriminations following Megxit. The Daily Mail’s royal editor Rebecca English says while they will meet in the near future, it will be in ‘a private, family get together’ with ‘certainly no officials getting involved, because t…
 
Sarah Vine and her friend, author Imogen Edwards-Jones talk thyroid problems (and why so many women seem to suffer from them) with Lyn Mynott of Thyroid UK, and talk to Mary-Ann Sieghart, author of The Authority Gap on why women are STILL ignored (and what to do about it). Meanwhile, Sarah and Imogen are at war over eco nappies - and one intrepid s…
 
TV presenter and thorn in the side of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Piers Morgan was this week cleared by Ofcom over comments he made about the truthfulness of Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah in March. Julia Hartley-Brewer agrees, arguing that it’s an important win for freedom of speech, adding that for Meghan and Harry to paint themselves a…
 
Sarah Vine and her friend, author Imogen Edwards-Jones talk about topless sunbathing (and why young women don’t do it any more) and what would really happen if a tiger came to tea. Intrepid eco warrior Jeff Gazard attempts to convince Sarah that Extinction Rebellion is actually quite a good thing, despite the hippy outfits and the weird dancing. Me…
 
Another week another royal rift. A new excerpt of the updated version of the controversial book Finding Freedom, claims that Meghan and Harry were unhappy that the royal family failed to take ‘full ownership’ and ‘accountability’ over their claims of racism. The royal pair insist that the book is unauthorised, and that they haven’t sought to stoke …
 
Imogen and Sarah discuss why the idea the Taliban might be fairer to women this time probably doesn't stack up - and speak to feminist campaigner Julie Bindel on whether the Garrick Club should (finally) admit women. Hannah Betts talks TikTok beauty tips, Welsh wheelchair gold medallist Tanni Grey-Thompson reveals what to expect from next week's Pa…
 
It’s exam results week and Sarah and Imogen are dealing with stressed-out teens (and trying to remember what they got in their A-levels themselves). Meanwhile, Esther Rantzen reveals why her new radio show is getting her in trouble with her family yet again, and Hannah Betts discusses Botox - and why all the Love Islanders look so odd. Plus, astrol…
 
Join Jo Elvin, Richard Eden, Sarah Vine and Rebecca English as they dive headfirst into the week’s Royal news and views.As the Duchess of Sussex celebrates her 40th birthday with the launch of new initiative 40x40 (helping women left unemployed through the pandemic back into work), our panel questions the merits of having Meghan’s friends give less…
 
Sarah and Imogen have a very special guest this week, Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York. Expect chat about her new book, reading to her grandchildren and what it’s like when people assume they know you before you’ve even met. Plus, can a glamp-site owner convince Sarah that glamping is a good idea? And what do the stars have in store of Meghan Ma…
 
As an epilogue to Harry and Meghan’s autobiography is announced, Andrew Pierce makes his Palace Confidential debut, to skewer the Sussexes for their voracious pursuit of anything that could make them money. Our panel discuss just how little new information the authors could include, and speculate that any true new revelations will come in Prince Ha…
 
Sarah Vine is joined by her friend, author Imogen Edwards-Jones for a look at the week’s hottest topics, from flash floods to Norwegian bikini bottoms (why are female athlete's still being sexualised?) Sarah speaks to 'superwoman' Nicola Horlick about juggling a highflying career whilst caring for her terminally ill daughter. Plus, astrologer There…
 
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