Royally Obsessed

Royally Obsessed

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 us on Instagram @RoyallyObsessedPodcast and subscribe by searching 'Royally Obsessed' wherever you listen to podcasts. Rate us 5 stars if you think we're doing a royally good job.

Episodes

February 22, 2024 34 mins

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 now!

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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 trailer and so much more. We’re also joined by David Charter...

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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 Queen’s clothes and so much more! Grab a ‘wet martini’ and join us for all ...

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February 6, 2024 11 mins

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.

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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 bidders. Also this week: an update on Princess Kate’s recovery and the Kin...

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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 Bob Marley movie premiere in Jamaica. We also have an uplifting Princess Dia...

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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 rest of the family. In other royal news this week, we mark the one-year anni...

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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 who is crowned the best actor of part 2, what Peter...

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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 Sandringham walk. We’re also chatting about a royal abdication, a trip to Cost...

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December 28, 2023 18 mins

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 Charles III (!!!) to SO. MANY. TIARAS., this year is going to be hard to top. G...

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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 when someone leaked the Queen’s Christmas speech in advance, plus Meghan’s...

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December 14, 2023 35 mins

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 Crown part 2, the Queen’s letter about Harry’s security, Diana’s brother g...

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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 snub, royal tours in 2024 and so much more. Grab a “Sugar P...

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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 and Kate’s morning sickness, discuss the King’s misuse of dead people’s mon...

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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 really go missing for 14 hours at Balmoral? What was the real timel...

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November 23, 2023 33 mins

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 anniversary is this week. All that and more, grab a glass of Tignanello and...

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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 reporter for NBC New York and longtime friend of the pod, also drops by to ...

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November 9, 2023 44 mins

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 member of the Middleton clan and so much more. Seriously, this description i...

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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 and memoir drafts of Edward VIII’s ghostwriter, which covers the roy...

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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 undercover school tours and more. Grab a spooookyyyy cocktail an...

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