Alexander Larman

Prince Harry should admit defeat in his legal fight with the Home Office

16 April 2024 8:55 pm

Many of us believe that Prince Harry and his recent actions could fairly be described as ‘frankly hopeless’. Now, a…

Netflix’s Scoop is a reminder of the Prince Andrew problem

5 April 2024 5:00 pm

If the royals weren’t going through enough problems at the moment, another one is about to be added in the…

The King’s reassuring Easter appearance

31 March 2024 10:46 pm

Most years, the royal family’s attendance at the Easter Mattins service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor is nothing more…

Will the slimmed-down monarchy cope without Kate and the King?

25 March 2024 10:03 pm

The reaction to the Princess of Wales’s courageous and affecting video, in which she discussed her cancer diagnosis, was largely…

The enormous dignity of the Princess of Wales

23 March 2024 5:55 am

The statement, when it came, was remarkably simple and delivered with enormous dignity. Dressed simply and sitting outside, the Princess…

Will the conspiracy theories about Kate ever die?

19 March 2024 9:46 pm

At last, the matter should have been settled. After the innumerable articles, social media posts and television pundits all speculating…

Can Meghan reinvent herself as a ‘lifestyle queen’?

15 March 2024 11:22 pm

It is a known, and lamented, fact that the rivalry between the Princess of Wales and the Duchess of Sussex…

The Princess of Wales’ ‘manipulated’ photo is a disastrous own goal

11 March 2024 8:13 pm

The photograph of Kate Middleton surrounded by her family was supposed to reassure the public. ‘Thank you for your kind…

Will Kate’s rogue uncle embarrass the royals on Celebrity Big Brother?

5 March 2024 9:36 pm

It’s safe to say that at the moment the royals are besieged by controversy and difficulty – partially through bad…

Prince Harry’s court defeat is another embarrassment for the royals

28 February 2024 10:56 pm

Prince Harry’s failed High Court challenge against the government over his security protection heaps more embarrassment on the royals. The…

Is it wise for Prince William to wade in on the Israel-Gaza war?

21 February 2024 1:08 am

The Prince of Wales’s statement on the Israel-Gaza conflict raises more questions than answers. William has announced that he is…

Lord Byron had many faults, but writing dull letters wasn’t one of them

17 February 2024 9:00 am

Andrew Stauffer traces the poet’s tumultuous life through some of the most remarkable missives in the English language

Could Harry become an American citizen?

17 February 2024 2:23 am

If I was the producer of Good Morning America, I would feel disappointed by today’s appearance of Prince Harry on…

Why is Meghan launching another podcast?

14 February 2024 10:58 pm

In one of the many quotations spuriously attributed to Winston Churchill, the former prime minister was supposed to have said…

Will anything reconcile William and Harry?

7 February 2024 10:38 pm

In this most eventful of weeks for the Royal Family, the unanticipated return of Prince Harry to Britain has created new drama.…

Now is the time for Harry to reconcile with King Charles

6 February 2024 7:48 pm

Amidst the news of King Charles’s cancer diagnosis, there have been any number of reactions, including the sincere sorrow and compassion…

What should Buckingham Palace do following the King’s cancer diagnosis?

6 February 2024 5:26 am

The news, when it came, was as stark as anyone could have imagined. As a Buckingham Palace statement observed: ‘During…

Netflix rides to the rescue for Meghan and Harry – again

3 February 2024 5:00 pm

After a catastrophic 2023, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have taken some time to regroup and rethink. Now they…

Martin Bashir continues to haunt the BBC

31 January 2024 10:53 pm

In the annals of those connected with the contemporary Royal Family, it is hard not to see the journalist and…

The hubris of Harry and Meghan’s Jamaican photoshoot

25 January 2024 5:59 pm

What is it like to be Prince Harry? Spare gave us a peerless insight into the unhappy, loveless life of…

Prince Edward has ‘gone on a journey’

24 January 2024 11:06 pm

Say what you like about Prince Edward, but he has never usually been one for stepping into the limelight –…

Prince Harry’s libel case humiliation

20 January 2024 6:24 am

As flies are to wanton boys – and this particular boy is as wanton as it gets – so Prince…

Charles, Kate and the changing attitude to royal illness

18 January 2024 11:17 pm

It was a detail that most novelists or screenwriters would have rejected as being too much. Shortly after yesterday’s announcement…

Would King William really break with the Church of England?

18 January 2024 12:12 am

The Royal Family may have hoped that 2024 would begin in a quieter fashion than last year did, but if…

Meghan, Harry and the fresh row over Lilibet’s name

16 January 2024 2:36 am

Amidst the endless controversy that surrounds Harry and Meghan, there was at least one topic that seemed to be innocuous…