Royal Birthday: Countess of Wessex

One of Britain’s hardest-working members of the Royal Family, the Countess of Wessex celebrates her 54th birthday on Sunday, 20 January 2019. The Countess of Wessex was born Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones at the Ratcliffe Infirmary in Oxford on 20 January 1965. She is the second child and only daughter of Christopher Bournes Rhys-Jones and the…

Podcast: Northern Ireland, Silver Jubilee Cruise & Battle of the Somme Centenary Commemorations

Northern Ireland visit, King Harald and Queen Sonja's Silver Jubilee Cruise, Earl Mountbatten's great-granddaughter marries, a royal visit to Canada and Battle of the Somme Centenary commemorations. Northern Ireland What was the Queen's response when she was asked if she was feeling well during her visit to Northern Ireland?   A fantastic reception for The…

Podcast: Silver Jubilee Cruise, 40th Wedding Anniversary & New Queen Victoria Film

More on Royal Ascot, a royal visit to Canada, King Harald and Queen Sonja's Silver Jubilee cruise, Swedish Royal 40th Wedding Anniversary, Queen Margrethe's new ballet and a new film about Queen Victoria. Royal Ascot, Part II Find out more about the Queen's horse winning at Royal Ascot this year. Embed from Getty Images   Silver Jubilee…

Podcast: Prince Charles’ Countdown Tribute & Swedish Royal Wedding

We're back with more royal news, including Remembrance Day services, Prince Charles' tribute to Molly Meldrum, royal wedding in Sweden and Prince Edward visits Australia. The Prince of Wales roasts Molly Meldrum One of the most awkward interviews in Australian history occurred when Countown's host, Ian (Molly) Meldrum interviewed Prince Charles in 1977. Prince Charles…