Netflix has, at last, given us a first look at their new series The Empress about Empress Elisabeth of Austria. The three images don’t give away much, though I can’t imagine them sitting like that! The trailer is quite interesting but a little short. It appears to only be available in German, but you can [read more]
A new portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been released. It is the first official joint portrait of the Duke and Duchess, and it was painted by British portrait artist Jamie Coreth. The portrait was commissioned in 2021 by the Cambridgeshire Royal Portrait Fund as a gift to Cambridgeshire. The portrait can [read more]
Today, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom surpasses King Rama IX of Thailand to become the second longest-reigning monarch. King Rama IX, also known as Bhumibol Adulyadej, reigned from 9 June 1946 until his death on 13 October 2016. He was 88 years old at the time of his death. Only last month, Queen Elizabeth [read more]
Glittering jewels from The Queen’s collection will go on display this summer as part of the Platinum Jubilee displays at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Each display focusses on a different part of Her Majesty’s reign. At Buckingham Palace, official portraits of The Queen taken just weeks after her accession by [read more]
BBC and Buckingham Palace have announced the details of a unique documentary featuring home movies of The Queen filmed by the Royal Family, which will be broadcast on BBC One on 29 May. The documentary will be called Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen. These unseen private home movies of The Queen in her youth tell the [read more]
STARZ has just released the official trailer of Becoming Elizabeth, about the youth of the future Queen Elizabeth I. The series is set to premiere on 12 June 2022.