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Historic Royal Palaces

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace. Our aim is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shape...Show More

1:02:38 | May 17th, 2017

As part of our Power and Performance series, Jeremy Summerly and historian Lauren Johnson discuss how Henry VIII shaped his own image and reinforced his new religion using sacred music. Jeremy Summerly is a BBC broadcaster and the director of Music a...Show More

1:04:21 | Nov 16th, 2017

Join Historic Royal Palaces' Joint Chief Curator, Lucy Worsley, for an evening talk on the tragic and neglected Queen Caroline, wife of King George II. Discover the secrets of Georgian royal life and how Queen Caroline shaped society as we know it to...Show More
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56:38 | Apr 30th, 2018

Join Dr Lucy Worsley as she chairs a debate on the fascinating and relatively unknown relationship between the Jewish community and the Tower of London.   Inspired by brand new curatorial research, discover the history of the medieval Jewish communit...Show More

58:50 | Mar 8th, 2018

Marking 100 years since the first female emancipation laws, this podcast explores the changing use of language regarding women in British society. We ask whether the way women are talked about has really changed in the last 1000 years? Join @Histor...Show More

36:06 | Dec 21st, 2017

Discover the secrets behind the popular ITV series 'Victoria' with series Production Designer Michael Howells as he discusses bringing these royal stories to our screens with Historic Royal Palaces' Collections Curator, Matthew Storey. Recorded at...Show More
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