The Royals: A History of Scandals

From medieval to modern times, the British Monarchs have always been at the centre of scandals. Historian Suzannah Lipscomb explores what role the press, parliament and public have played in generating outrage and spreading rumours across the centuries, exploring some royal scandals you might know, but many you won’t. Meeting fellow historians and experts at the hallowed halls of historic houses and palaces where the tumultuous happenings took place, Suzannah will uncover the truth behind the scandal to see how it impacted on the lives and fortunes of those involved and British society on the whole.

How does Sussex come into this fascinating series? Well, Hello Mary contacted us as they were focusing in part on Brighton – filming at the stunning Royal Pavilion – and they wanted to film around the city to set the scene for one of the episodes. Check out the series here.