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Queen Elizabeth II names the Britannia, plans for Queen Margrethe II’s 75th Birthday in Denmark, the Duchess of Cambridge visits the set of Downton Abbey, the Royal Family’s plans for the Gallipoli Centenary commemorations, and more. 

Queen Elizabeth II Names Britannia

Queen Margrethe’s 75th Birthday

A new photo has been released prior to Queen Margrethe’s 75th birthday next month.

Design by Poul Bear in cooperation with Wonderful Copenhagen. Photographer Torben Eskerod.

Design by Poul Bear in cooperation with Wonderful Copenhagen. Photographer Torben Eskerod.

Find out what’s happening in Denmark to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday in this week’s podcast.

Duchess at Downton Abbey

Official Photo with the cast.

 

A visit to Downton Abbey would not be complete without a cake made by Mrs Patmore (Lesley Nichol) and Daisy (Sophie McShera)

 

… and a present for Prince George from George Crawley (Zac Barker).

 

Royal Family’s ANZAC Day Commemorations

Find out where members of the British Royal Family will be attending the Gallipoli Cententary and ANZAC Day commemorations on 25 April.

Pictured below: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended ANZAC Day commemorations in Canberra last year, during their visit to Australia.

 

Queen Victoria Stalked By Journalist

Find out how Queen Victoria and her servant John Brown dealt with a nosy reporter over 120 years ago in this week’s show.

Not amused. Victoria and John Brown at Balmoral, 1863

Not amused. Victoria and John Brown at Balmoral, 1863

King Richard III Makeover

The original reconstruction – as a brunette.

Reconstruction of Richard III's head. Source: Richard III Society UK

Reconstruction of Richard III’s head. Source: Richard III Society UK

The new improved King Richard III, this time as a blond.

The updated version of Richard III's reconstructed head. Source: King Richard III Visitor Centre.

The updated version of Richard III’s reconstructed head. Source: King Richard III Visitor Centre.

Planning to visit Leicester soon? Contact the King Richard III Visitor Centre for more details.