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Historic Royal Palaces are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world. This fortnightly podcast brings you the history and stories of those palaces. You’ll hear from our experts and the people who bring our palaces to life, as we create space to explore how history moves us, telling stories about the monarchs you know, and uncovering the lives and histories of the people you don’t. Just like our palaces, this podcast is a mix of old and new. Each ...
 
Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built. Historic Royal Pal ...
 
If you want to learn about Historic Royal Palaces then this is the podcast for you! Locked up in the Tower of London Annabel’s uncle is a Beefeater, one of the special Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London! He’s always telling her about the famous prisoners the Tower of London has held over the years so she’s taking us on a tour to check the place out for ourselves! Locked Up in The Tower of London is made possible with support from Historic Royal Palaces. The Secrets of Hampton Court Palace ...
 
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This week we’re continuing our mini-series on treasured spaces with a modest cottage hidden away in Kew Gardens. We’ll take a walk with Curator Lee Prosser through this intimate and charming space, to learn how it was used as a retreat away from public life for Queen Charlotte, George III and the royal family. Find more information on Queen Charlot…
 
In this new six-part mini-series, we’ll be exploring a selection of treasured spaces in our palaces with the people who know them best, our curators. Some spaces will be grand and some modest, some aren’t even open to the public. But each space has been personally chosen by our resident experts to reveal how immersing ourselves in the past can conn…
 
In this new six-part mini-series, we’ll be exploring a selection of treasured spaces in our palaces with the people who know them best, our curators. Some spaces will be grand and some modest, some aren’t even open to the public. But each space has been personally chosen by our resident experts to reveal how immersing ourselves in the past can conn…
 
The well-known nursery rhyme cautions us to ‘Remember, Remember, the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason, and plot’, but what does the Gunpowder Plot really mean to us today? In this second episode of our two-part series on the Gunpowder Plot, Curators Charles Farris, Brett Dolman and Alden Gregory explore how the plot was foiled, and whether the…
 
It’s no small feat to tackle the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. It was an attempt by radical Catholic conspirators to assassinate King James I, and to destroy parliament in one devastating explosion, with Guy Fawkes lighting the fuse. But this two-part series is about more than just Guy Fawkes. In this first episode we’ll aim to cover the crucial context …
 
The Victorian era is defined by great leaps in cultural, technological and scientific innovations. In this series compiled from our archive we explore the fast moving world of Queen Victoria. In this talk historian John Naylor introduces us to steampunk and explores how its creative and aesthetic roots grew from the Victorian industrial revolution.…
 
The Victorian era is defined by great leaps in cultural, technological and scientific innovations. In this series compiled from our archive we explore the fast moving world of Queen Victoria. This talk from historian Dr Chris Renwick delves into the mysterious world of Victorian séance, the craze for the supernatural, and its connection to contempo…
 
In this two-part series compiled from our archives we explore the history of food and dining across our palaces. In this second episode, food historian Pen Vogler explains the art of describing culinary delights and disasters, and discusses the origins of food writing. For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.or…
 
In this two-part series from our archives, we explore the history of food and dining across our palaces. For this episode, join food historian Dr Annie Gray as she delves into the delights of the Georgian dinner table. For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk landscape architect Robert Myers describes the personality of the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace as a playful space for children. This talk was recorded live a…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk historian Alison Sim talks about how the Tudors used gardens as places for play, pleasure and to show their power. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palac…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk historian Kate Felus explores the Georgians’ relationship with gardens and pleasure. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015. For more informatio…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk Maze designer Adrien Fisher tells us about the trend of the maze both in history, and in culture today. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015. …
 
In this special episode, we celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a rip-roaring tour of the history of Royal Jubilees. Join Curators Charles Farris, Joanna Marschner and Lee Prosser as they find out what it takes to make an iconic Jubilee celebration. To find out more about Superbloom at the Tower of London and other Jubilee celeb…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk Historic Royal Palaces’ Curator Susanne Groom enchants us with a description of royal gardens and how they were used for rest. This talk was recorded live at Hampton…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk award winning garden designer Anne-Marie Powell talks about mental health, horticulture and happiness. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015. F…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this episode historian Dr Vivian Thomas gives a potted history of Shakespeare's use of plants and gardens in his plays. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in …
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk art historian Anne Lyles compares the works of Turner and Constable as painters of English landscapes. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015. F…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk historian John Phibbs delves into the work and world of the original landscape gardener Capability Brown, from the agricultural revolution to his iconic landscapes. …
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the history of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this episode historian Dr Oliver Cox talks about the political history of gardens in the age of the enlightenment. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 201…
 
The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure. In this talk Historic Royal Palaces’ Gardener Vicki Cooke explores the history of Hampton Court's kitchen garden where she works today. This talk was recorded live at Hampton Cou…
 
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