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Talks and Lectures

A wide range of podcasts from talks and lectures held at Historic Royal Palaces

Apr 17, 2017

As part of our latest series of talks on Power and Performance at Hampton Court Palace, join musician Tamsin Lewis to explore how Anne Boleyn’s keen ability as a musician and composer, influenced her role at court.

Did it help her to silence her enemies and impress the king?


Apr 10, 2017

Hear from Designer, David Sassoon of Bellville Sassoon, as he explores his distinguished career with Collections Curator, Eleri Lynn.

Through their conversation you’ll hear royal stories, design secrets and discover how he worked with Diana, Princess of Wales to create some of the Princess’s most memorable...


Jan 31, 2017

Explore the world of Victorian pantomime, music hall, theatre and performance.

Find out more about cross-dressing actors and backstage shenanigans in an era that brought entertainment to the masses.

Hear from Kate Howard, historian and Creative Director for the UK's oldest professional costumed historical...


Jan 27, 2017

Join our panel as they explore the part the Tower of London played in Jewish history from 1066 to the modern day.


Jan 17, 2017

Join our panel as they explore the role London has played as a home for migrants throughout history, and what the recent EU referendum could mean for the diversity of the city now and in the future.