The Crown misses Queen’s blatant swipe at Margaret Thatcher: ‘Her Majesty never notices’

The Crown season four was released by Netflix on Sunday, enthralling and delighting royal watchers ever since. One of its key themes is the relationship between the Queen ‒ played by Olivia Colman ‒ and Margaret Thatcher ‒ played by Gillian Anderson. Their relationship was complex to say the least and The Crown’s key point appears […]

Is Camilla Duchess of Cornwall copying Her Majesty as she prepares for her role as Queen?

Camilla Parker Bowles channelled Her Majesty’s style today in a pale pink skirt suit. The 70-year-old blonde showed off her tan with a white shirt underneath the retro look. The pale pink ensemble had large lapels and cream buttons, and the skirt hit just above the Duchess’s knee. She wore her everyday bracelets and earrings, […]

What we’re playing: ‘Yakuza 0’ and ‘Reigns: Her Majesty’

Welcome back to Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where several editors talk about what they’ve been playing in their downtime. This month, we spend too much time taking photos in Assassin’s Creed Origins, lose ourselves in Yakuza 0‘s side stories, and ask the important question: “Tinder or Reigns?“ Reigns: Her Majesty Jessica Conditt Senior Editor […]

Reigns: Her Majesty review — it’s a royal ball

REVIEW: Reigns: Her Majesty shows that it’s not easy being queen — but it sure is fun. It’s developer Nerial and publisher Devolver Digital’s followup to the card-based kingship simulator from 2016, which tasked players with making decisions for the realm based purely on swiping left or right. Though the mechanics are deceptively simple, you’ll […]

Queen Elizabeth II’s style secret – is THIS why Her Majesty always wears bright colours?

Queen Elizabeth II, 91, has outfits for every occasion and in array of different bold, bright colours.  From royal blue to luminous yellow, Her Majesty has been seen in every eye-catching shade.  But why is the royal rarely seen in pale colours or patterned designs? Is there a reason why?  Countess Sophie of Wessex revealed […]

Queen and Camilla Parker Bowles: How Charles’ wife learnt from Her Majesty

The Queen, 90, and Camilla Parker Bowles have officially been family members since 2005, when Camilla finally married life-long love interest Prince Charles. However, Camilla, now 70, had a long history with the royal family before she married the Prince, 68. The pair had a highly publicised affair when Prince Charles was married to the […]