EXCLUSIVE: Channel 4’s More 4 is to probe the historical past of royal scandals in Britain following a 12 months wherein the nation’s most well-known household has generated many a headline.

In The Royals: A History of Scandals, historian Suzannah Lipscomb will converse to specialists to disclose some well-known royal scandals, and lots of lesser-known ones. Set in historic homes and palaces, the historians will share the function the press, parliament and public have performed in producing outrage and spreading rumors throughout the centuries.

The present comes as curiosity in royal scandals throughout the nation is at an all time excessive. Prince Andrew’s relationship with convicted intercourse offender Jeffrey Epstein hit headlines in an enormous manner final 12 months and the controversy round Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

’s transfer to LA has dominated information protection for weeks following a documentary and ebook from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex launched shortly after the demise of Queen Elizabeth II. Netflix’s The Crown has additionally attracted a number of controversies.

Channel 4 Commissioning Editor Kate Thomas mentioned The Royals: A History of Scandals shall be a “actual deal with for historical past followers.”

“The great Suzannah Lipscomb takes us on a surprising and salacious journey by the largest scandals which have rocked the royal household by the centuries,” she added.

British indie Hello Mary is producing, with Clare Hollywood and Steve Regan EPing the collection. Thomas commissioned with Jo Street and Mark Ball is collection producer.

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