Peter Hunt

There's no way back for Prince Andrew

11 October 2021 8:31 am

The blindingly obvious continues to evade Prince Andrew. There is no way back to public life for the son of…

Prince Andrew has no good options

28 September 2021 8:05 am

It’s not a good look, aged 61, to be hiding behind your mother. The ninth in line to the throne…

The failed royal response to Prince Andrew's Epstein scandal

12 August 2021 4:25 am

The royals are dab hands at navigating crises. They’ve had no choice but to develop the necessary skills. Their armoury…

Prince William’s extraordinary attack on the BBC

21 May 2021 9:18 pm

The tone of his delivery was subdued, which belied the severity with which the future king, Prince William, battered an…

A stripped-down tribute to a century of service

18 April 2021 1:34 am

It was a stripped-down service, pared back to its essentials by a prince and by a pandemic. Covid-19 shrunk the…

The royal redemption of Prince Andrew

16 April 2021 12:24 am

Seventeen months is clearly long enough, as far as Prince Andrew is concerned, to spend in the royal wilderness. While…

The Royal response to Harry and Meghan is too little, too late

10 March 2021 6:28 am

They are 61 words that have taken more than 36 hours to hone. An ancient institution delaying action while a global…

What the Oprah interview means for the monarchy

8 March 2021 9:27 pm

An institution that weathered and survived the abdication crisis and the aftermath of the death of Diana Princess of Wales…

Megxit and the War of the Waleses

3 March 2021 10:20 pm

A 99-year-old prince is in hospital. His 94-year-old wife is displaying an almost childish delight as she continues to dip…

The monarchy failed Harry and Meghan

20 February 2021 11:19 pm

It will be a saddened Prince Harry who will digest the verdict of much of the British media on the…

Is this the end of the House of Sussex?

28 September 2020 4:47 pm

The ire of the House of Windsor is on display again. So too (more worryingly for them) is their impotence.…

The War of the Waleses 2.0

27 July 2020 12:45 am

In the Nineties, it was a husband and a wife who used supportive reporters, friendly biographers and the global reach…

A rare speech from an isolated Queen

6 April 2020 5:40 am

Once upon a time, a speech by the Queen had the capacity to surprise. Only a handful of her trusted…

Harry and Meghan’s farewell tour

9 March 2020 5:34 am

Farewell tours tend to be the preserve of ageing rock stars. Royals, cut from the cloth of Elizabeth Windsor, are…

Harry & Meghan have won – and the monarchy has lost

19 January 2020 8:40 am

The ‘third way’ of being a senior royal – representing the Queen one day, earning serious money the next, was…

Prince Charles is now pulling the strings of the monarchy

21 November 2019 11:09 pm

Prince Andrew’s humiliation is complete. For now. Who knows what lies around the corner? Despite Palace protestations to the contrary…