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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

Dec 11, 2019

Tis the season to be jolly, so we've dipped into our stocking full of podcasts and pulled out three festive talks that explore Christmas traditions through the ages. 

In this talk, historian Dr Mark Connely takes us on a comical whistle stop tour of Christmas traditions, from Medieval times right through to the...


Dec 4, 2019

Tis the season to be jolly, so we've dipped into our stocking full of podcasts and pulled out three festive talks that explore Christmas traditions through the ages. In this episode, Kate Howard from Past Pleasures talks about the roots of the traditional Christmas panto in an era that brought entertainment to...


Nov 27, 2019

The Georgian era was marked by the arrival of the Hanoverian Kings. This series complied from our archive explores famous Georgians in all their glory.

Join Historic Royal Palaces’ Chief Curator Lucy Worsley as she tells us about her favourite Queen – Caroline – wife of George II, and enlightened leader of the...


Nov 20, 2019

The Georgian era was marked by the arrival of the Hanoverian Kings. 

This series complied from our archive explores famous Georgians in all their glory.

In this talk we hear about Lord Hervey; a Georgian courtier and politician who offers us an insight into the gossipy court of George II and Queen Caroline.

This talk...


Nov 13, 2019

The Georgian era was marked by the arrival of the Hanoverian kings. 

This series compiled from our archive, explores famous Georgians in all their glory.

In this talk Chief Curator Lucy Worsley takes a sneak peek behind the scenes of the BBC Four series, The First Georgians.

This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court...