The Edition

Queen Elizabeth II: 1926-2022

33 min listen

On this week’s podcast:

We reflect on the life and the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

For The Spectator, A.N. Wilson writes that Queen Elizabeth was a constant in a country that has changed so much, and he is joined on the Edition podcast by Graham Viney author of Last Hurrah: The 1947 Tour of Southern Africa and the End of Empire (00:59).

Also this week: 

Michael Hall takes us inside the Royal Collection and discusses the Queen’s relationship with art. He is joined by Susan Ryder, who was commissioned to paint her portrait in 1997 (13:28).

And finally:

Scott Methven recalls his time as piper to the sovereign with Anne Denholm, a former personal harpist to the now King Charles III (22:58).

Hosted by Lara Prendergast and William Moore.

Produced by Oscar Edmondson.


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