The Crown Chronicles regularly cooperates with news and media outlets on articles, news broadcasts on tv and radio. Here are the latest press appearances of The Crown Chronicles and team:
8th May 2020: BBC News – The Queen’s VE Day speech
11th April 2020 Channel 5 – Charles and Camilla: King and Queen in Waiting
Our editor talks about the bumpy road The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall took to eventually be together. Catch up here.
4th April 2020 Channel 5 – The Queen Mother’s Blitz
The Queen Mother was seen to be a figure of duty and hope during the Second World War. Victoria Howard speaks of how the Royals were a target, but them staying in London was a morale boost for Brits, alongside historians Prof. Kate Williams, Prof. Anna Whitelock and Dr Suzannah Lipscomb.
3rd April 2020: Sky News – The Queen to address the nation
Victoria talks to Sophie Ridge about the announcement that The Queen has recorded a video message for the nation, to air this weekend.
28th March 2020: Channel 5 – the Royals on Holiday
25th March 2020: Channel 5 News – Prince Charles contracts coronavirus
7th March 2020: Channel 5 – The Royals in Crisis – The Queen’s worst year
After a bumpy year in 2019 – with Prince Philip’s car accident, the terrible Prince Andrew interview, Her Majesty being used as a political pawn in the prorogation quarrel, and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex making their problems so public, Victoria looks back at The Queen’s last year and the impact it has had.
Channel 5/TwoFour Productions: Inside the World’s Greatest Hotels – the Ritz and the Dorchester
Victoria Howard acted as a ‘talking head’ in two episodes of the Channel 5 documentary, ‘World’s Greatest Hotels’, discussing the royal connections and history of the Ritz and the Dorchester hotels, from Prince Philip’s stag do, to Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson’s affair. Aired 31st January 2020 and 7th February 2020.
23rd January 2020: US Weekly’s “Royally Us” – dissecting the Harry and Meghan story
A new segment for Us Weekly, Royally Us dissected the news of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s future outside the Royal Family. Editor Victoria spoke to Christina Garibaldi, and HuffPost royal reporter, Carly Ledbetter.
21st January 2020: Sky News – the Sussexes’ future
Colin Brazier asked editor Victoria Howard about the current situation regarding The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
20th January 2020: BBC local radio – the royal crisis moving forward
We heard from Prince Harry at a Sentebale event, giving his version of the story. Victoria spoke to various BBC local radio stations, including BBC Gloucester, BBC Jersey, BBC 3 Counties, BBC Norfolk, BBC Northampton, BBC WM, BBC Hereford and Worcester and others about the resolution in the royal crisis, to determine Prince Harry and Meghan’s future.
14th January 2020: BBC Radio Wales – the Sussexes’ future
Victoria speaks about the furore surrounding The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s decision to leave their Royal Family roles.
13th January 2020:‘crisis’ talks at Sandringham
– BBC local radio
Victoria spoke to various BBC local radio stations, including BBC York, BBC Wiltshire, BBC Sussex, BBC 3 Counties, BBC Scotland, BBC Ulster, BBC Berkshire, BBC Somerset, BBC Derbyshire, BBC Suffolk, BBC Northampton, BBC Gloucestershire, BBC Solent and BBC Newcastle ahead of the The Queen’s family meeting to discuss Prince Harry and Meghan’s future.
– RTE radio Ireland
Shane discussed the talks at Sandringham ahead of time with our editor, Victoria.
12th January 2020: BBC Breakfast – the Sandringham Summit
Victoria joined Ben Thompson and Rachel Burden on the sofa, to talk about the Sandringham Summit.
9th January 2020: Harry and Meghan quit their royal roles
– BBC Breakfast
Victoria joined Charlie Stayt and Naga Munchetty on the sofa to discuss the bombshell news of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wanting to step back from senior royal roles.
– Sky News
– Channel 5 News
– Sputnik News
Reporter Katie Balfe gave comment to national Russian outlet, Sputnik News, about Harry and Meghan’s decision. Full piece here.
25th December: Sky News – The Royals at Christmas
A look at the Royals heading to Church on Christmas Day – with Prince George and Princess Charlotte making an appearance – plust The Queen’s festive message.
24th December 2019: O, The Oprah Magazine – The Queen’s Christmas speech preview
Victoria spoke to O, The Oprah Magazine about the use of family photos in The Queen’s Christmas speech, after the palace released a photo and excerpt from the message. Full article here.
17th November 2019: Sky News – Prince Andrew’s Newsnight interview
Victoria speaking to Kimberley about The Duke f York’s Newsnight interview with Emily Maitlis, which aired on 16th November, discussing his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein and the accusations made by Virginia Roberts.
13th November 2019: BBC Radio 5 Live – Harry and Meghan to skip Sandringham Christmas
It was announced that The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not be attending Sandringham for Christmas with The Queen this year; instead they will spend it with Meghan’s mother, Doria. Victoria discusses with Toney Livesey and Chloe Tilley on 5 Drive Time.
5th October 2019: BBC Breakfast – Harry’s phone hacking claim
Charlie Stayt and Naga Munchetty speak to Victoria about the timing of and reaction to Prince Harry’s phone hacking lawsuit.
4th October 2019: BBC News Channel – Prince Harry’s phone hacking lawsuit
Victoria discussed the breaking news of The Duke of Sussex’s lawsuit against The Sun and The Mirror.
6th May 2019:
– Sky News – birth of Baby Sussex
Victoria talks about the arrival of the newest Royal, The Earl of Dumbarton.
– BBC News – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a son
Speaking to the BBC New Channel about the newborn royal baby, editor Victoria Howard.
– BBC Radio 5 Live – the royal baby’s arrival
Talking to Aidan and Lucy about Baby Sussex, The Earl of Dumbarton, alongside Robert Jobson.
– LBC – Baby Sussex arrives
Victoria spoke on two different slots on Leading Britain’s Conversation radio channel to talk about the new royal baby.
27th April 2019: Channel 5 – ‘By Royal Appointment: Shops Serving The Queen’
Channel 5 interviewed Victoria about royal warrants and royal shopping habits. See a brief clip below.
18th January: BBC Radio Wales – Prince Philip’s car accident
The Good Morning Wales show spoke with Victoria about the accident involving The Duke of Edinburgh.
17th January: BBC Radio 5 Live Drive Time – Prince Philip’s car accident
Talking the implications of The Duke of Edinburgh’s car accident near Sandringham aged 97, Victoria suggests The Queen will be having a conversation with her husband about if it’s time to leave the driving to staff.
20th July 2018: Yahoo’s ‘The Royal Box’ – episode four
Discussing The Duchess of Sussex with Kate Thornton alongside Liz Brewer; also talking about how royal and celebrity go so well together.
Watch the full episode here.
13th July 2018: BBC World Service – Donald Trump meets The Queen
The Queen received Donald Trump for tea at Windsor – what were they going to talk about? Victoria spoke to James Coomarasamy about the historic visit that wasn’t quite the fanfare of a state visit.
10th July 2018: ZDF – Prince Louis’ christening (in German)
Victoria talks to Germany’s ZDF about Prince Louis’ christening and that it was a shame The Queen did not attend.
(from German TV in German) pic.twitter.com/xsqfUw4K8D
— Christin Zi (@PackhamGown) July 10, 2018
21st May 2018: The Courier Mail in Brisbane – ‘New bride rides wave of goodwill’
A short quote from Victoria on Meghan’s ‘waving technique’.
20th May 2018: BBC Breakfast – royal wedding wrap up
Victoria Howard speaking to Ben Thompson and Tina Dahely about the day’s previous celebrations.
19th May 2018:
– BBC World Service – royal wedding coverage
Victoria Howard joined presenter Jamie Coomarasamy, alongside other guests (Gill Paul, WellChild representatives, Invictus Games participant Michelle Partington, and journalist Georgia Chambers) discussing the royal wedding, history and tradition, amongst other related topics.
– Bunte.de – Royal-Expertin: „Das Brautkleid wird sehr elegant sein“
(Royal Expert “Meghan’s wedding dress will be very elegant”)
Short interview with German site Bunte.de from Windsor, discussing the royal wedding, Meghan’s dress and what might go wrong. Read the full article and watch the video here (in German).
18th May 2018:
– Victoria Derbyshire: the royal wedding
Reporter Stephen Taylor talks to the BBC about the history and traditions of royal weddings, live from the Long Walk at Windsor Castle.
– BBC Breakfast with Naga Munchetty: the royal wedding build up
Victoria Howard speaks about the build up to the big day on BBC Breakfast from the grounds of Windsor Castle, alone and alongside Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke.
– BBC World News with Lucy Hockings: the royal wedding build up
– BBC 5 Live with Adrian Chiles: royal wedding build up
Adrian Chiles is in Windsor today for all the build up to Harry and Meghan’s big day.
— BBC Radio 5 live (@bbc5live) May 18, 2018
15th May 2018:
– BBC News Channel with Ben Brown: royal wedding developments: Meghan’s dad pulls of out royal wedding
– BBC Breakfast with Louise Minchin and Dan Walker: will Meghan’s dad be walking her down the aisle, or not?
– BBC 5 Live with Nicky Campbell and Rachel Burden: Meghan’s dad backs out of royal wedding
27th April 2018: BBC 5 Live – Prince Louis is named
Victoria Howard spoke to Tony Livesey and Rachael Bland about the newly-announced name of the royal baby – and Abba’s ‘Dancing Queen’…!
24th April 2018:
– BBC Breakfast with Dan Walker and Louise Minchin – royal birth
The royal baby’s arrival on St George’s Day attracted media from across the globe. Victoria Howard speaks about the historic moment, which sees Princess Charlotte retain her place in the succession thanks to a change of law in 2013.
– Various local BBC radio stations – royal baby news
Victoria also spoke with a dozen local radio stations about the new arrival, including BBC radio York, Sheffield, Cornwall, Leicester, West Midlands, Tees and Cambridge.
– BBC Radio London
More royal baby discussion including name favourites, and how many names the Prince will have with Paul Coia.
20th April 2018:
– Radio 5 Live with Nicky Campbell – the Commonwealth deciding who will succeed as its head.
We will post a clip if one becomes available to us.
– BBC WM with Richard Wilford – the Commonwealth’s vote in favour of Prince Charles to succeed as its head
– BBC Radio 5 Live with Stephen Nolan and Jennie Bond – Prince Charles and the Commonwealth
– Daily Express: Following in Princess Diana’s footsteps: Prince William praised for being ‘accessible’
Our editor gives her opinion on how Diana shaped Prince William and Prince Harry’s warm personalities. Full post here.
28th February 2018: BBC Breakfast – Meghan Markle’s first official charity event
Meghan was due to make her first official appearance as a soon-to-be member of the Royal Family at the Royal Foundation Forum with her fiancé, Prince Harry, and brother- and sister-in-law, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Victoria chatted to Dan Walker and Louise Minchin.
20th February 2018: BBC Radio 2 Drivetime with Simon Mayo – the British Honours system
Talking about MBEs, OBEs and CBEs – and all the other bits – on BBC Radio 2.
16th February 2018: HuffPost UK – From Scotland To The Seychelles: Where The Royals Honeymoon
Speculation over Prince Harry and Meghan’s honeymoon destination led to a look back at other royal honeymoons. Read the full post here.
9th February 2018: HuffPost UK – Royal Wedding presents through the ages
With Prince Harry’s upcoming nuptials, we discussed royal wedding presents with HuffPost UK. Read the full post here.
16th January 2018: Heart Breakfast Wiltshire – the royal wedding
Talking Prince Harry and Meghan’s upcoming nuptials – including the ‘hag’ do (joint stag and hen do), the bridesmaids and what The Queen will wear – on Heart Breakfast Wiltshire, with Ben and Mel.
14th January 2018: BBC Breakfast – ‘The Coronation’ documentary
In conversation with Rachel and Ben on BBC Breakfast, Victoria Howard discusses what The Queen’s appearance in a documentary about her coronation tells us.
28th November 2017: Heart Wiltshire – the royal engagement
Ben and Mel chatted to editor Victoria about Prince Harry and Meghan, whom the public seem to adore already, the stag-do which is being planned on Facebook for Harry and where they might be married.
27th November 2017: Radio New Zealand, Morning Report – Prince Harry’s engagement crashes website
Speaking to Mihi, Victoria explained that The Crown Chronicles website crashed because so many people wanted to read about the couple’s exciting news. Details of the ring, and the wedding. (7m 01s – Victoria speaks 3m 08s)
27th September 2017: BBC Radio London – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged
Our editor Victoria spoke about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement, and what it meant for the Royal Family.
5th September 2017: Radio New Zealand, Morning Report – Royal Baby news
Speaking to Guyon Espiner, Victoria commented on the exciting news of a Prince or Princess for William and Kate, and how the Royal Family are reacting; listen below or here. (1m 38s)
4th September 2017: Heart FM – Royal Baby news
23rd April 2017: Mashable – ‘Why Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals’
We spoke to Mashable about how Prince Charles’ sons have changed the way they represent the Royal Family, partly through social media. Read more.
3rd January 2016: Net Television, Malta – ‘Mill-Familja Rjali (The Royal Family)’
The Crown Chronicles was used as a consultant, helping with factual accuracy in the production of this Maltese mini-series, which was written and presented by one of our then-writers, Marcella Busuttil.
25th December 2015: OK! Magazine – ‘How Kate Middleton broke the Royal family’s Christmas tradition‘
“Victoria Howard, editor of The Crown Chronicles, exclusively told OK! Online: “This is a little unusual, but the Duchess also spent Christmas with her family at the beginning of her first pregnancy, when she was suffering with hyperemesis gravidarum…
“Since the Royals open gifts on Christmas Eve they will only be missing lunch and games in the evening.” Read more.
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