Pod Save The Queen



All the excitement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding, the new royal baby and a time of transition for the royal family, brought to you by Daily Mirror royal correspondent Victoria Murphy and host Ann Gripper.


  • The Queen's Funeral

    22/09/2022 Duration: 47min

    After yet another historic week, Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers reflect on the Queen’s funeral. They discuss the pomp and ceremony of the day, the moving tributes and the personal touches added by the royal family to ensure their ‘Gan-Gan’ had the perfect send off. And of course, they couldn’t not talk about The Queue (and The Queue for The Queue), the most British of British tributes to a Monarch who served her country for 70 years.

  • God Save The Queen

    13/09/2022 Duration: 42min

    Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral on Thursday, September 8. Her death comes in her Jubilee year after dedicating 70 years of her life to the Crown. Her oldest son and heir becomes King Charles III. After a historic few days, Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers sit down to reflect on the sad news as the world mourns. We talk through what has happened in the days since and what will happen in the lead up to the State Funeral, as well as the emotional statements put out by members of the royal family so far.

  • In conversation with... Ken Wharfe

    08/09/2022 Duration: 41min

    As Princess Diana’s police protection officer, Ken Wharfe saw a side to the royal that very few people knew. He spent his working days with Diana and her two mischievous sons, William and Harry, doing day-to-day activities like the school run and days out. To mark the launch of his new book Diana: Remembering the Princess, released to mark the 25th anniversary of her tragic death, Ken sits down with Zoe Forsey to share his memories of his old boss and his thoughts on the royal family today.

  • Meg's Cut is the deepest

    01/09/2022 Duration: 31min

    Meghan Markle's controversial interview with The Cut has been the royal talking point of the week, and there is a lot for Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers to talk through. There is also the second episode of her Archetypes podcast and another update on Prince Harry's security row. We look ahead to the 25th anniversary of Princess Diana's death.

  • Cambridge children off to school and Meghan's first pod drops on Spotify

    25/08/2022 Duration: 28min

    Meghan’s first podcast finally drops and a new school for Cambridge childrenAfter a very, very long wait the first episode of Meghan Markle’s Spotify podcast - Archetypes - has finally dropped. Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers share their thoughts on the 58-minute audio, which is an interview with Serena Williams. In the debut episode, Meghan reveals Archie had a near escape from a fire in his bedroom during the royal tour of South Africa. The other big news of the week is an announcement from Kensington Palace about Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis’s new Windsor school - Lambrook. We discuss everything we know about the very, very fancy school so far as well as the Cambridges’ new home.

  • In conversation with... Tom Bower

    18/08/2022 Duration: 35min

    Biographer Tom Bower’s latest book, Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors, has been causing a storm since it hit bookshops last month (JULY), with bombshell after bombshell about the royal family. On this week’s episode host Zoe Forsey sits down with Tom to talk about the highly-anticipated book, which claims Meghan ‘threw tea in the air’ and alleges that Harry was far from pleased with his family’s small role in the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Tom also lifts the lid on what it’s like to write a royal biography and explains how his research changed his perception of The Firm.

  • Camilla at 75 with Ingrid Seward

    11/08/2022 Duration: 31min

    Following the Duchess of Cornwall’s 75th birthday, Zoe Forsey sits down with royal expert Ingrid Seward to discuss our future Queen Consort. Public opinion of Camilla has changed a lot over the past 25 years, and she's gone from one of the most hated women in the country to a popular member of The Firm. Ingrid recalls meeting Camilla over the years and shares her thoughts on her future. We also discuss her relationship with other members of the royal family, including the tough bond she has with Prince Harry.

  • Royals at football, Royals at Commonwealth games... Are we a sport podcast now?!

    04/08/2022 Duration: 26min

    It's been a very sporty week for the royals! Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers sit down to look back at the Cambridges’ day out at the Commonwealth Games, which was Princess Charlotte's first official engagement without her big brother George. Proud mum Kate also revealed her daughter’s favourite sport and Charlotte got to meet some exciting stars. She also sent a special good luck message to England’s Lionesses ahead of their Euro 2022 Final - and Prince William couldn't hide his excitement when the Ladies finally brought football home! We also look ahead to the royals’ summer and what’s happening with the Cambridge family's move to Windsor.

  • Key revelations from new Royal book, Revenge

    28/07/2022 Duration: 33min

    Zoe Forsey is joined by the Mirror’s royal writer, Jennifer Newton, to discuss the latest book sending shockwaves through the royal family - Tom Bower’s Revenge: Meghan, Harry And The War between the Windsors. The biographer makes a series of claims about Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and the rest of The Firm, including that there were rows at the Queen’s Jubilee, a Strictly Come Dancing pitch and a bizarre accusation against Victoria Bekham.

  • Queen's visit, Duchess of Cornwall goes to Cornwall and Harry makes a speech

    21/07/2022 Duration: 33min

    Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers sit down to chat about Camilla’s low-key 75th birthday, the Queen’s surprise outing and a very, very hot royal trip to Cornwall. We also ponder over the mysterious Prince Andrew photo which a BBC employee says will rock the Royal Family if it’s ever made public. Prince Harry gave a speech at the UN this week and there is a new Meghan Markle book hitting the shelves, which includes a number of claims including that she “threw tea in the air”.

  • Queen honours NHS, Kate hands out trophy and Camilla's 75th birthday

    14/07/2022 Duration: 30min

    The royals have been making the most of the UK heatwave this week - and there was a very exciting day out for Prince George! Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers sit down in their very, very hot living rooms to chat about the Queen’s most recent outing, which saw her hand the St George’s Cross to the entire NHS. Kate was back at Wimbledon in her role as Patron, and she took Prince William and Prince George along for the Men’s Final. Several of the royals attended a (sort of) royal wedding in Gloucestershire and we look ahead to Camilla’s 75th birthday this weekend.

  • Cambridge's visit Wimbledon, Charles goes to Wales and Queen surprises dog walkers

    07/07/2022 Duration: 26min

    It felt like a very summery week this week, with the royals making the most of the sunshine at a series of fun engagements. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were at Wimbledon while Prince Charles and Camilla are enjoying a three-day trip to Wales. We talk about Kate’s latest photography commission, snapping some beautiful photos of her mother-in-law for a very special edition of Country Life magazine. Meanwhile the Queen gave a group of dog walkers the shock of their lives when she casually drove past them in Sandringham and Princess Beatrice suffered a very embarrassing moment at Glastonbury.

  • Royal finances, missing findings and fortieth birthdays

    30/06/2022 Duration: 48min

    The Sovereign Grant Report was published this week and after hours and hours of trawling through the facts and figures, Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers sit down to discuss the headline findings - including the £17million, or 17%, rise in royal spending from last year. There is also a cost breakdown of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s disastrous Caribbean tour and it’s revealed that Prince Charles’ helicopter trips cost a staggering £15,000 a time. We discuss the Palace’s decision not to publish any findings from the investigation into bullying claims against Meghan Markle, the Queen’s Holyrood Week outings and Prince Charles’s £2.6million of charity cash stuffed in carrier bags. Russell fills us in on his trip to Rwanda with Charles and Camilla and we discuss Meghan’s comments on the Roe V Wade ruling.

  • In conversation with... Andrew Morton

    23/06/2022 Duration: 52min

    Andrew Morton is perhaps the most famous royal biographer of all time, with his book Diana: In Her Own Words changing the way the world looked at The Firm forever. This week he sits down with Zoe Forsey to talk about his latest book, The Queen, which celebrates the Monarch’s 70 years on the throne. He also shares his thoughts on the latest royal dramas, including what he believes Diana would have thought of Princes William and Harry’s fallout and the mistake the Duchess of Cambridge made when the Queen expressed her wish for Camilla to become Queen Consort.

  • Photographer's view of the Jubilee and Camilla's big Garter moment

    16/06/2022 Duration: 34min

    Host Zoe Forsey catches up with Mirror photographer and friend of the podcast Ian Vogler to hear all about his most recent royal outings. Ian had some of the best seats in the house for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, standing right in front of Buckingham Palace for both of the historic balcony moments. He was also inside St Paul’s Cathedral for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s return, and explains the royal interactions he managed to spot. Ian was also in Windsor for this week’s Garter Day, which saw Camilla made a Royal Lady of the Order of the Garter.

  • Dissecting the 4 day celebrations, little royals steal the show and Andrew's new chalet woes

    09/06/2022 Duration: 46min

    After an extremely busy few weeks, a slightly poorly Zoe Forsey dials in from home to chat with Russell Myers and catch up on the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee - and what a celebration it was! Russell was out and about at all the exciting London events so he shares his behind the scenes insight into how things went down - including some VERY fancy food at the private royal Guildhall lunch and the historical balcony moment. We also chat about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s very limited appearances and the adorable new photo of Lilibet. And of course, there is a LOT of chat about the star of the show, Prince Louis!

  • Memories of The Queen

    04/06/2022 Duration: 39min

    As the Jubilee celebrations continue, we asked listeners and friend of the show to share their favourite memories of The Queen. Host Zoe Forsey and Producer Dan run through your stories and discover the secret ingredient for a royal cucumber sandwich.

  • Fashion Focus: 70 years of The Queen

    03/06/2022 Duration: 55min

    Our Jubilee specials continue with a deep dive on the fashion of The Queen from across her 70-year reign. Host Zoe Forsey is once again joined by OK! Magazine's fashion stylist Scott Wells to look over the most memorable looks from the last seven decades.

  • First reactions to The Queen's Jubilee

    02/06/2022 Duration: 38min

    The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations have officially begun! Zoe Forsey and royal writer Jennifer Newton sit down to discuss today's Trooping of the Colour event, which was even more exciting than we had expected! The Queen beamed as she waved to tens of thousands of well-wishers gathered on the Mall, joined by Charles, Camilla and the Cambridges. However it was Prince Louis who stole the show, delighting fans with some incredible facial expressions. We also got a very quick glimpse of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry as they watched the historic events from Horse Guards. We also catch up with Russell Myers who was in the middle of the action at Buckingham Palace.

  • Charles and Camilla’s Canadian tour, the Sussexes’ polo kiss and Andrew’s visits to Queen

    26/05/2022 Duration: 46min

    It’s a bumper episode this week as Zoe Forsey and Russell Myers catch up after Prince Charles and Camilla’s Canada tour. We discuss the Queen’s visit to the Chelsea Flower Show and her delight at the Jubilee Celebration event at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Meghan and Harry have also been out and about, sharing a kiss at a polo match and Prince William has carried out moving engagements. There’s also an update on Prince Andrew after Russell revealed he’s making daily visits to the Queen.

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