Category: Film & TV

Sisi – The RTL-series continues © Photo: RTL / Armands Virbulis
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Sisi – The RTL-series continues

Aren’t there a bit too much series and films about Empress Elisabeth of Austria “Sisi” nowadays. Netflix has Die Kaiserin (The Empress) since 2022 (another season yet to come), the film Corsage came out this year, and since 2021 there is a German tv-series by RTL. And apart from that as usual the old 1950s […]

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Sisi, Atlantic Crossing and Bridgerton Photo: TVNOW / Story House Pictures / René Arnold
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Sisi, Atlantic Crossing and Bridgerton

Am I the only one who is always irritated when a new royal/noble tv-series, supposedly based on real facts, isn’t what I thought it would be? It usually takes me a while before I start to enjoy these kind of series, or not at all. I did like The Crown, when I finally managed to […]

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Dancing with the royals
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Dancing with the royals

When you think about royals and dancing the first thing that comes to mind is glittering balls, and royal ladies wearing huge ballgowns and sparkling jewels. It is not that surprising that two royals recently agreed to participate in dance contest on tv. Unfortunately I only could see Princess Delphine dancing in a few online […]

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Annual royal overviews on TV
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Annual royal overviews on TV

In some monarchies a yearly overview of the royal year is broadcasted on television. I am not certain they are both available abroad, but as I can see the Swedish one here, I hope they’re both available. Romania Anul 2021, pe scurt https://www.romaniaregala.ro/jurnal/anul-2021-pe-scurt/ Sweden Året med kungafamiljen 2021 https://www.svtplay.se/video/33429602/aret-med-kungafamiljen-2021?id=Kq21GWm Several older programs can be found […]

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Save Blauw Bloed!
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Save Blauw Bloed!

Already for 21 years we have a tv-programme on Dutch television called “Blauw Bloed”. Nearly each Saturday presenter Jeroen Snel and his team provide TV watchers with the latest news about the royals in the Netherlands and abroad. Recently there has been news that the Dutch tv-broadcaster NPO will In recent days it has been […]

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Eurovision Song Contest 2021 – Royal Connections
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Eurovision Song Contest 2021 – Royal Connections

This week the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest is being held in Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Not only most European countries take part, but also Israel and since 2015 Australia, as the festival is very popular there. Since 2004 even two semi-finals are needed as there are too many participants – remember Yugoslavia and the Soviet […]

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The worst royal TV-coverage ever When you're being used as test object.
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The worst royal TV-coverage ever

Over the years I have seen many, many live reports of royal events on television. Some are good, some are less good. It also depends on the channel you watch – I have the choice between German, Belgian, Dutch and British channels. And there are always “experts” that you prefer not to appear as they […]

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