Disappointing really, Bob Carr seemed to be the only person with something worth saying. Nick Minchin was unbearable as always, Angela Bishop a vapid waste of space and Marcia Langton particularly stupid (how could she possibly be a teacher of any sort, let alone at real universities?).
In the final installment, all four of the Queen’s children talk frankly for the first time about their working roles as part of the Royal Family. The younger generation are also seen to be getting involved. There’s an early-morning surprise for the residents of an inner-city hostel when they come down to breakfast and find Prince William making the coffee. Prince Harry attends a strategy meeting for his African charity, Sentebale. And we see what happens when all the family turn up for a very proud moment at Sandhurst.
After months of planning and anticipation, Britain’s royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton is now part of history. Mark Phillips reports on the events and parties that unfolded after the procession.
After what many considered “a normal wedding,” Prince William and Kate Middleton are expected to usher in a new era of British monarchy. Mark Phillips reports.
A Necklace for a Princess
by Claudine Zap If you ever wanted to emulate Kate Middleton , now’s your chance. Before she was a royal bride-to-be, Middleton worked for the London-based retailer Jigsaw. As her role as accessories buyer for the junior version of the store, the princess-to-be collaborated with jeweler Claudia Bradby on a necklace design. In honor of the wedding, the designer is bringing back the necklace mid …
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Is now the time to overthrow the monarchy?
As Prince William and Kate Middleton’s nuptials approach, would you rather raise a commemorative glass or smash the royal-wedding china? In a London pub, British republicans scheme to seize the day for their campaign against the Crown
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PBS Airdate Wednesday, November 26 at 8/7C (check local listings) www.pbs.org Prince William gets up early to prepare for his passing out at Sandhurst, and Prince Charles talks about his sons in an exclusive interview. The Queen depends on her family to assist in her work as head of state. Go behind the scenes to find out what it’s like to be a member of the family firm on PBS’s six-part miniseries Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work. For more information visit www.pbs.org