serving the royals: inside the firm

From footmen and butlers to bodyguards, nannies and private secretaries this film tells the stories of the British royal family’s long-suffering servants.

programme information


1 x 60'

Production Company

Kaos Productions Inc





Episode Information

They iron the Queen’s bed sheets, polish Philip’s riding boots, squeeze Charles’s toothpaste and keep an eye on Harry when he strays into a strip club. They are the 700 men and women of the royal household: servants, consultants, advisers and protectors of the House of Windsor. Privy to the most intimate details of the royal family, they are its biggest asset but also its greatest liability. The spotlight is on their royal highnesses’ long suffering helpers: from lowly valets and chamber maids to more privileged chefs, protection officers and private secretaries. Round the clock they toil, often thanklessly, to keep the monarchy humming… but they see and hear almost everything. Here are some of their stories...

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