2024: A Hundred Days That Rocked the Royals, 20 April 2024, Channel 5,

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The royal family has faced a tumultuous start to 2024, with a series of crises playing out in the public eye. From health scares to family tensions, the monarchy has weathered a storm of challenges in the first few months of the year.

The program, airing on Channel 5 on Saturday, 20 April, will look into the private lives of royalty, shedding light on how they navigate public scrutiny during difficult times.

The year began with both King Charles III and the Princess of Wales facing health issues, resulting in hospitalisations and time away from public duties. King Charles’s cancer diagnosis, in particular, has prompted him to step back from public life for the foreseeable future.

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Across the Atlantic, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been busy with Netflix projects and a trip to Canada to celebrate the one-year countdown to the 2025 Invictus Games. Meanwhile, back in the UK, Princess Anne embarked on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka, joined by her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence.

The royal family has also had to navigate old wounds and past controversies, with Prince Harry and Prince William’s relationship under the spotlight once again. Additionally, Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein has resurfaced following the release of a new film.

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As if that weren’t enough, the unexpected death of Lady Gabriella Windsor’s husband, Thomas Kingston, has added further sorrow to an already challenging year.

With so much upheaval, the royal family has faced intense scrutiny and speculation. This program will explore how they have responded to these challenges, highlighting their resilience and commitment to duty.

A Hundred Days That Rocked the Royals airs on Channel 5 at 9.00 pm on Saturday, 20 April 2024.

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