A new record for lèse-majesté offences in Thailand, Queen Elizabeth as you’ve never seen her before, a new DVD on King Richard III’s Reinterment, King Salmon leaves France and Prince Henrik’s poetry readings.

Prince Henrik the Poet

Did you know that Denmark’s Prince Consort (pictured in the recent photo call) is also a poet? Find out more in this week’s show.

New King Richard III DVD

A new DVD about King Richard III’s Reinterment will be launched on 22 August, the 530th anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth.

Watch the highlights in this video.

The With Dignity and Honour: The Reinterment of King Richard III DVD can be pre-ordered before 22 August 2015.

Thailand’s Lèse-majesté Record Sentence

We explain what is lèse-majesté and why is it a serious offence in Thailand.

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej attends a concert at Siriraj hospital in Bangkok on 29 September 2010.
Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej attends a concert at Siriraj hospital in Bangkok on 29 September 2010.

The Queen’s People Exhibition

Queen Elizabeth II as you’ve never seen her before!

Hugo Rittson Thomas: The Queen's People exhibition
Hugo Rittson Thomas: The Queen’s People exhibition

For more details visit the Eleven Gallery’s website.

King Salman Leaves France

King Salman of Saudi Arabia (seen below, arriving at Buckingham Palace in January 2015), has left France amidst controversy.

The Australian State Coach

The British Monarchy posted a photo of the Australian State Coach on Instagram on Monday, 3 August 2015, which will be on display during the A Royal Welcome exhibition at Buckingham Palace.

A Happy Monday from Buckingham Palace! The Australian State Coach in the Grand Entrance has just received its Monday morning cleaning ahead of being viewed by members of the public visiting this Summer’s ‘Royal Welcome’ exhibition at Buckingham Palace. The coach was presented to Queen Elizabeth II of Australia and the United Kingdom as the official gift on the occasion of the Australian Bicentennial on 8 May 1988. Each summer between July and September the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace open to the public. For the first time ever, visitors to the Summer Opening will enter the State Rooms through the Grand Entrance, used by those who come to the Palace at the invitation of The Queen, including Heads of State and Prime Ministers. #BuckinghamPalace #RoyalWelcome #StateCoach #RoyalCollection #GrandEntrance #TheQueen

A photo posted by The British Monarchy (@the_british_monarchy) on

Details about A Royal Welcome was mentioned in last week’s show, 31 July 2015.

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