Dynasty by Vanity Fair

Dynasty by Vanity Fair

Dynasty by Vanity Fair

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Unimaginable secrets. Unyielding power. Devastating rifts and shocking allegiances. With surprising new interviews as well as historic sound, Vanity Fair’s DYNASTY examines the ties that bind the most influential families in the world today, taking you inside their lives for a glimpse at the inner workings of privilege. The DYNASTY debut season goes deep on the modern Windsors with Vanity Fair’s royal correspondent Katie Nicholl and staff writer Erin Vanderhoof, who reexamine the complex, sometimes fiery family dynamics—from the intimate side of the queen’s early reign to Harry and Meghan’s royal split to Prince Andrew’s shameful scandal—with razor-sharp insights, fresh reportage, and exclusive guests. For more on DYNASTY, visit vf.com/dynasty
  1. June 21, 2022
    46 min
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    Heavy Is the Head: Prince Charles’s Rocky Ascent
    No one has ever waited longer to become monarch than Prince Charles. But who is Prince Charles, and how has his life in the shadows of nearly everyone close to him—his mother, his ex-wife, his sons—impacted who…
  2. June 14, 2022
    33 min
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    How Prince Andrew’s Epstein Scandal Rocked the Monarchy
    The sovereign brand is a powerful thing—alluring to those outside, and even intoxicating to those inside. But when royals trade on the family business for personal gain, the whole family takes a hit. This episo…
  3. June 07, 2022
    31 min
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    The Firm’s Footsoldiers: Who Really Controls the Crown?
    The British royal family is sometimes referred to as “The Firm” – the time-honored, drama-tested machinery that refines, defines and helps control the family’s public image. The inner forces are shadowy—perhaps…
  4. May 31, 2022
    38 min
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    Clash of the Titans: The Global Press vs. the Royals
    When it comes to the Windsors and the press, who really holds the power? From Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson’s earth-shattering scandal to revealing TV confessions from Diana and, later, Prince Andrew, why has…
  5. May 24, 2022
    39 min
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    Imperial Guilt: The Royals Reckon With the Commonwealth's Colonial Past
    This episode will explore the role the Commonwealth plays in the monarchy—and how the perspective of its role in the world is quickly shifting. We’ll also examine the effect that the Sussexes’ departure had on…
  6. May 17, 2022
    42 min
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    How Diana, Kate, and Meghan Revolutionized Royal Motherhood
    Motherhood is far from simple, but motherhood within the context and confines of a monarchy comes with its own set of challenges. From the queen to Princess Diana to the Duchess of Sussex, royal mothers have ha…
  7. May 10, 2022
    50 min
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    Racism and the Royals: Meghan Markle Exposes an Ugly Truth
    Enter Meghan Markle: an activist and philanthropist, an American actress, and biracial woman—in short, an outsider to the Firm. Why did Meghan’s independence and identity conflict with the royals—and undeniable…
  8. May 03, 2022
    39 min
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    The Spare: Prince Harry’s Struggle for Independence
    Prince Harry has never been a stranger to headlines, but nothing compares to the media firestorm in early 2020 when the future king’s younger son stepped back from his royal duties. What caused Harry to reject…
  9. April 26, 2022
    41 min
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    Kate and Her King: How the Cambridge Romance Reenergized an Institution
    Kate and William’s epic wedding on April 29, 2011, was just one more fairy-tale scene in one of the 21st century’s most famous love stories—a love story that is important not to the media world and its rabid co…
  10. April 19, 2022
    40 min
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    Never Complain, Never Explain: Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip & the Birth of a Tabloid Dynasty
    The current royal family, divided in so many ways, begins with a firmly unified front: Philip and Elizabeth. The couple’s steadfastness is as trademark as the royal corgis—but look a little closer and you see p…
  11. April 12, 2022
    2 min
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    Introducing Dynasty
    Unimaginable secrets. Unyielding power. Devastating rifts and shocking allegiances. With surprising new interviews as well as historic sound, Vanity Fair’s DYNASTY examines the ties that bind the most influenti…

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