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Royally Obsessed

Gallery Media Group & PureWow

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Hear ye, hear ye! We're Royally Obsessed, the podcast for all things royal! Hosts Rachel Bowie and Roberta Fiorito chat about the latest news from Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Montecito and beyond. From exciting guests—like Princess Diana's former private secretary Patrick Jephson, Tina Brown, Andrew Morton and more—to detailed dissections of royal fashion, it's like gabbing with your Kate Middleton-obsessed friends every week over a cocktail. New episodes air every Thursday. Follow ...
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The Swear Jar

Andrew Brown and Elizabeth Williams

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No nonsense. Just the straight sh*t about the harsh realities and the wonderful opportunities that inspired employee communications can bring you and your organization.Whether your job title includes the words 'Communications', 'Human Resources', 'Project Management' or 'Executive', The Swear Jar is for you. The Swear Jar is irreverent, entertaining but, most of all, it's practical. This is where you will get advice that will transform your organization by truly tapping into the power of eff ...
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Spring showers bring May garden parties! This week, Prince William enlisted his family to help host the second (and soggiest) Palace Garden Party. Also, we’ve got details on the royal (adjacent!) wedding of the year; a recap of the Chelsea Flower Show, plus a flashback to that time Kate hosted the Queen in 2019. Grab a Lady Whistledown cocktail and…
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We have a jam-packed episode this week. First up, we're joined by award-winning journalist, broadcaster and friend of the pod Afua Hagan (she was with the Sussexes over the weekend), who gives us a first hand account of the couple's trip to Nigeria. Also, a fiery new portrait of the King, a joint engagement for William and his Pa, a flashback to th…
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Welcome back to another episode of your favorite royal podcast. This week: It's garden party season! The King and other senior members of the royal family kicked off the festivities with the first Buckingham Palace Garden Party of the year. Plus, all the details on Prince Harry's quick trip to London (and Spencer family reunion), Archie's 5th birth…
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After a week off, we're baaaack! And so is the King, who stepped out for his first royal engagement in nearly three months—fittingly, to a cancer center. We're discussing what's next for Charles, plus Prince Harry's upcoming trips to London and Africa, a couple of royal cousin birthdays, Mother's Day in the U.S., a statue of Queen Elizabeth II, and…
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A trip to the pub with Carole, a jam mailer, back to work for William, plus the Obamas, Ted Lasso and James Middleton: This week is a grab bag of fun royal news. There's also another mega Diana auction happening soon + more Sussex Netflix shows on the horizon. Grab a scone (or some rosé Veuve—why not!) and tune in! Dear RoRos: Reminder we're off ne…
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Welcome back! In this week's episode, we have a full review of ‘Scoop,’ the Netflix movie about Prince Andrew's Newsnight interview, plus how he nearly ran over a dog this week. Also, how Sophie and Edward are carrying the torch for the King, Rachel's upcoming trip to London, a flashback to then-Prince Charles and Princess Diana's grueling Australi…
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Happy Easter! This week, it's back to royal business-as-usual with the royals attending Easter services at St. George's Chapel...or is it? There's also the new Netflix movie 'Scoop' about Prince Andrew's infamous interview, a King Charles x Burberry collab, Meghan's sweet storytime, an Invictus kerfuffle and so much more. Grab a Cherry Blossom cock…
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Where do we go from here? This week, the ladies sit down with bestselling author and journalist Elizabeth Holmes, whom they’ve shared quite a few royal moments with, to unpack Princess Catherine’s statement from last week and reflect on the monarchy’s future as it undergoes one of the its greatest periods of stress. There's also a few royal Easter …
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RoRos, we wanted to record an update regarding the Princess of Wales's recent announcement that she has cancer and is undergoing preventative chemotherapy. We, like we're sure so many of you, were devastated and utterly heartbroken to hear this news, especially in light of the rampant speculation surrounding Kate these last few weeks and months. Tu…
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This week, we're beyond honored and privileged to welcome Charles Spencer, the 9th Earl Spencer and Princess Diana's brother, to the pod to discuss his new book, ‘A Very Private School: A Memoir.’ Also this week: Catherine, caught on camera! American Riviera Orchard has arrived—and we've got theories (you guys, Duchess Meghan was trying to tell us …
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We're back—and so is the chaos that is the royal news of late. To help us untangle everything re: Kate Middleton, conspiracy theories, the Palace PR machine and more, we turned to royal journalist Ellie Hall, whose recent reporting for Harvard's Neiman Lab (link below) offers a comprehensive and context-rich view of what the heck is going on with t…
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What on earth is going on with the royals? In this week's episode, Prince William's absence from a memorial service causes an uproar, the shocking and tragic death of Lady Gabriella Windsor's husband, plus King Charles's emotions are on full display during his cancer recovery. And it's a major loss for the Sussexes' security, but they're at least v…
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In this week's episode: highlights of Harry and Meghan's visit to Vancouver and Whistler for the Invictus Games 2025; Prince William on the red carpet, as a meme and making statements; a flashback to Kate & William's pre-wedding visit to St. Andrew's; a rare Charles appearance and so much more! Plus, we toast to a (non-royal) engagement! Tune in no…
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Happy (Belated) Valentine’s, RoRos! This week, we’re discussing the Sussexes’ new website, Meghan’s podcast announcement and the couple’s all-around media blitz. Plus, updates on King Charles and the Princess of Wales, a royal birthday that’s not the talk of the town, the Netflix Scoop movie about Andrew’s disastrous Newsnight interview gets a trai…
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The ladies are back this week with more about King Charles’s cancer diagnosis (if you haven’t listened to our 12-minute bonus episode all about the news that the King has cancer, tune in now!). They’re also discussing William’s return to work and run-in with Tom Cruise, Charles’s bill of health, the first female equerry, Princess Anne rewearing the…
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In this bonus episode, we discuss the shocking health update that King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer, discovered during his prostate surgery last week. We wanted to quickly check in with our listeners and provide an update on what we know, plus send our best wishes for His Majesty’s recovery. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/pri…
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This week, we’re excited to have Charlie Thomas, UK Director of Iconic Collections for Bonham’s, on the pod to take us inside ‘The Crown’ auction going on now online (and the live event happening next week). We dive into what items are up for grabs—so many Princess Diana outfit recreations, the dupe of the Gold State coach—and the best tips for bid…
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This week, we’re thrilled to be joined by royal commentator and award-winning journalist Afua Hagan to discuss the U.K.’s reaction to the Charles and Kate health news, Fergie’s diagnosis, the next time we might see the Prince of Wales and so much more. In other news this week, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan pop up for a surprise appearance at the …
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A double royal whammy this week with the announcement of two of the most senior royals’ medical procedures: Kate is in hospital for up to two weeks after undergoing planned abdominal surgery, while King Charles is to receive treatment for a benign enlarged prostate next week. The ladies discuss these major announcements and how it could affect the …
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Spoiler Alert: This bonus episode is all about the last six episodes of The Crown season 6! Ladies Rachel and Roberta are joined by the delightful Sam Sanders, host of Stitcher’s Vibe Check podcast, to discuss The Crown’s grand finale, from the Princess Margaret bathtub scene to whether Kate ever met Diana in real life. Also, listen in to find out …
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Happy New Year, RoRos! We’re back and re-energized to tackle all the royal news in 2024. But first, we need to flash back to a few key events from the holiday break. First up, the Royals on TV: Princess Kate’s Christmas concert and King Charles’s Coronation documentary. Also, Charles’s second-ever Christmas speech as King, and the royals’ annual Sa…
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Happy New Year, RoRos! And a very heartfelt thank you for your continuing support, we couldn’t do this without you and the wonderful community you’ve all built! We’re bringing you a special end-of-year episode full of YOUR favorite moments, plus Ladies Rachel and Roberta share their own “Crowns” and “Frowns” of 2023. From the Coronation of King Cha…
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A very merry royal Christmas to you all, dear listeners! We’re bringing you a very festive episode thanks to our lovely and über- knowledgeable guest, historian, author and Joint Chief Curator of HRP, Tracy Borman, who discusses royal Christmas traditions past and present (plus the best palace decor!). And wait: There’s more! A fun flashback to whe…
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The Royals’ Christmas cards are here…and it’s giving the GAP. Also, the Waleses are out in full force: the “Together at Christmas” concert, Kate & the kids at their local Baby Bank and William serving food at a holiday party. There’s also a flashback to the abdication of 1936, King Charles making a NYT “best of” list, Shakira, American Idol, The Cr…
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Our one week countdown to the very last episode of The Crown is here! In this episode, we discuss the Endgame Dutch translation debacle and “royal racists” fallout, but also back to business as usual with a Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace (and lots of glitz and glam). Also, Kate’s Christmas carol concert, King Charles’s tie, a wedding snu…
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This week, we’re joined by author of ‘Finding Freedom’ Omid Scobie to talk about his new book ‘Endgame,’ out this week, and all the royal revelations within. Plus, Princess Eugenie joins a podcast and shares her thoughts on King Charles and Prince William, how food delivery works at Kensington Palace and so much more. Finally, we flash back to 2013…
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Spoiler Alert: This bonus episode is all about the first four episodes of The Crown season 6! Ladies Rachel and Roberta do a deep dive with their gut reactions to part 1, who gets an Emmy for best performance, the things they fact-checked while watching, and their overall Royal Rating of episodes 1-4, plus highs and lows. Like, did Prince William r…
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Happy Thanksgiving, lovely listeners! This week, we’re thankful for many things, including you, our health and the royals. In this episode, we cover the South Korea state visit and banquet ~fashun~, plus the Sussexes at a hockey game and Meghan on the red carpet. Also, Fergie is a talk show host now (sorta) and the Queen and Prince Philip’s wedding…
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Three cheers to His Majesty the King! This week, the monarchy is pulling out all the stops to celebrate a banner birthday for King Charles, which is why we were honored to welcome Jonathan Dimbleby, author of The Prince of Wales: A Biography, to the pod to talk all about Charles—his past, present and future. There's more: Romney Smith, morning repo…
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Ohhh, boy, do we have a great royal news episode for you this week, loyal RoRos! There’s a fun Princess Diana flashback, the Sussexes attending the Katy Perry concert, the Kenya tour, a historic State Opening of Parliament and the explosive Byline Times investigation into the cash-for-stories scandal. There’s also a moment for Matthew Perry, a new …
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This week we’re throwing out our typical script and bringing you a special interview episode. We’re joined by author and archivist Jane Marguerite Tippett, author of the forthcoming book Once a King (out March 2024 in the U.S.), to revisit the legacy of King Edward VIII, later the Duke of Windsor. Tippett recently unearthed the unpublished notes an…
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On the pod this week, a major tiara moment for Queen Camilla, Princess Eugenie’s most revealing podcast appearance yet and Princes William and Harry’s 1000-mile ride through Africa. Also: new insights into Queen Elizabeth II’s Paddington skit at the Jubbly, Kelly Rowland on meeting Meghan at Beyoncé, a King’s complaint about the Corrie, Kate’s unde…
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We’re all over the place this week (WHY so many sports references?!) and so are the royals. First up, a lowkey Caribbean vacation for the Sussexes, plus a quick trip to France for the Waleses. We also have a slew of royal dates to add to your calendar, some *thoughts* about the new Crown photos, a Tiggy-themed “This Week in Royal History” and what …
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Looking for royal news? You’ve come to the right place! This week: Kate gets comfy on stage for World Mental Health Day, Meghan and Harry’s first-ever IRL Archewell event, Prince Edward needs a cooking show, King Charles is the cutest walker and what’s up with Mike from Suits? Plus, The Crown season 6 gets a premiere date, promo posters and a chill…
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Tis the season for dissecting fashion, which is why we couldn't resist inviting special guest Elizabeth Holmes, author of HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style, back to the pod to discuss the royal variety—in particular the highs and lows of what has been an epic month for the royals, style-wise. From Kate perfecting her work uniform to Meghan's ret…
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Fall is travel time for the royals, so this episode has us traversing the globe: A ~booked and busy~ visit from Prince William to NYC (and our *almost* royal run-in with the future King), to King Charles III and Queen Camilla in France for their delayed state visit, plus a wrap-up of the Invictus Games in Germany. Also: Eugenie and Beatrice hit the…
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It’s a royal grab bag of news this week: from the Invictus Games to tributes for Queen Elizabeth II one year after her death. We’re also wishing Prince Harry a “Hazzy” 39th birthday, discussing Kate’s new look (and beer pong skills), and celebrating Meghan’s fashionable return. But the biggest scoop might be that Ladies Rachel & Roberta visited Pri…
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HEAR YE, HEAR YE: We’re back! After a nice end-of-summer break, Lady Rachel and Lady Roberta have returned (much like the royals) to discuss everything they missed and what’s coming up. This week, they’re joined by the inimitable Tina Brown, author of The Diana Chronicles and The Palace Papers, to reflect on the one-year anniversary of Her Majesty …
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We’re back with a jam-packed episode about a royal music festival sighting, Meghan at the Taylor Swift concert, a summer (or fall?) coat appearance, a bevy of new titles, and all the royal things to look forward to next month. We’re also joined by Lady Violet Manners, daughter of the Duchess of Rutland, custodian of Belvoir Castle and executive pro…
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In this week’s episode, we’re flashing back to the most under-the-radar vacation destination for the royals. Plus, we’re joined by special guest William Hanson, etiquette expert and advisor for the new Amazon Prime movie, Red, White & Royal Blue (out Friday!), based on Casey McQuiston’s bestselling novel. Plus, Meghan’s 42nd birthday celebrations, …
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To honor the Duchess of Sussex’s 42nd birthday this week, we chatted with friend of the pod, royal enthusiast and writer Tariro Mzezewa all about Meghan, Harry, the rumors, the projects and what’s next for the couple. We’re also having a Great Kate Jewelry Debate of our own, discussing some never-before seen pictures of the late Queen Elizabeth II,…
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Hear ye, hear ye! Summer is full steam ahead, and so are we. This week on the pod: Those Harry & Meghan divorce rumors, the Dan Wootton investigation, an upcoming royal travel blitz, and the commissioning of a national monument to honor Queen Elizabeth II. Plus, a look back at one of the most famous weddings in history, James Middleton on his siste…
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Prince George hits double digits as America sees temps in the triple. Yep, it’s a summer heatwave. And YEP, it’s also time for all the royal news you need to know. This week, we’re joined by People’s Monique Jessen, royals correspondent and co-author of their big cover story about the heir to the throne’s big birthday. Plus, more Wimbledon, Meghan …
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We’re back with a jam-packed episode on the royal news we missed last week! First up, it’s Wimbledon and the royals’ fashion serves (see what we did there?). Then it’s up to Scotland for the mini Corrie™, then back down for a mini state visit from President Biden…and a question of protocol. There’s also Middleton pregnancy excitement, a Vampire’s W…
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Call the Court Circular because Prince William & Kate have certainly been out and about! This week, we're recapping their grand entrance at Royal Ascot (plus our picks for best dressed at the occasion), William's big launch to tackle homelessness and Kate's work to open Hope Street and re-open the Young V&A. Whew! There's more: Wimbledon is upon us…
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Big Royal Week™ is upon us, so we’re recapping Trooping and Garter Day. We’re also joined by two very special guests from the Royal Ascot: fashion presenter Scott Wimsett and head of PR Alexandra Bertram who will be in the Royal Enclosure all week. They hop on to chat about the preparations and plans for this year’s races, their favorite royal outf…
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We’ll get right to it this week: We’re diving facts-first into Prince Harry’s high court case against the Mirror Group. We asked senior trends reporter Kate Nicholson, who covered the Duke’s trial extensively for HuffPostUK last week, to join us and discuss the ins and outs of the trial. Also this week: a royal baker spills the tea, an assassinatio…
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How is it already June, you guys?! We’re back from summer vacay and dishing on all things BRF (and beyond). First up, the royal event of the year took place in Jordan (sorry, Chuck!). Also, Princess Eugenie’s baby boy is HERE, as well as Fergie’s podcast. Major milestones mentioned: Princess Lilibet’s birthday, the Queen’s Coronation and Silver Jub…
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On this week’s episode, your cohosts flashback to Pippa Middleton’s wedding in May 2017 (and the, er, unique coverage of “Pippa Mania”). There’s also the Waleses’ nonstop social media blitz, reflections on the Sussexes’ NYC car chase, an Earthshot listener flashback and so much more. Don’t forget to pour one out for Party Pieces (or at least, for C…
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This week, there’s no shortage of royal news—even after the big Corrie blitz—as the Sussexes step out in NYC with Doria, Kate and William kick their social media up a notch, Fergie launches a podcast that promises to spill the tea and Harry’s court case continues to make headlines. FYI: We recorded this episode just as news broke about Harry and Me…
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