The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 04-15-2016, 03:27 PM
eya eya is online now
Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: -, Greece
Posts: 8,700
"The Windsors" Channel 4

Channel 4's The Windsors shows the Royal Family as you've NEVER seen them before | Daily Mail Online
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-15-2016, 03:34 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 18,093
I heard about this a few months ago and its a spoof comedy show poking fun at the Royal Family.
__________________

__________________
5th of October,1398-Death of Blanche of Navarre, Queen of France
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-06-2016, 07:56 PM
ROYAL NORWAY's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: somewhere, United Kingdom, Norway
Posts: 2,951
The Windsors was rude, crude and a real blast of punk comedy
Quote:
This scabrous takedown of the Royal family was not one encumbered by subtlety. It stuck every member in the stocks and threw rotten fruit at them for an hour. Each and every actor hammed it up as if it was one big panto. Prince Charles, played by Harry Enfield, was portrayed as stupid and slow; Wills (W1A’s Hugh Skinner) was stupid and deluded; Harry (Richard Goulding) was just really, really stupid.
I have one word for this show: Garbage!
__________________
The Queen is the most wonderful, forgiving, non judgmental person I know. Sarah Ferguson speaking in 2011.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-06-2016, 08:24 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 9,173
I didn't watch the trailer but judging from the description of the show posted, it reminds me a lot of a series we had going here in the States called "The Royals".

It was a totally fictional British royal family and there were allusions to the real life House of Windsor but after the first season, it kind of got too stupid to watch as it focused mostly on sex, drugs and internal backstabbing and even murder.

Shows like this don't really last too long.
__________________
“In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.”
~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson~~~
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-06-2016, 11:24 PM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 13,188
The trailer alone is painful to look at!
__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-07-2016, 09:17 AM
eya eya is online now
Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: -, Greece
Posts: 8,700
The Windsors review – Harry Enfield demolishes the monarchy | Television & radio | The Guardian
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-07-2016, 09:30 AM
Nico's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Paris, France
Posts: 1,881
I'm afraid some people will find some kind of truth in this bunch of crap.
The BRF should sue (if only ...).
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-07-2016, 09:39 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 1,423
I loved it. Absolutely hilarious.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-07-2016, 10:58 AM
Queen Camilla's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago, United States
Posts: 1,861
Was that suppose to be funny?

Bad acting.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-07-2016, 04:25 PM
HistoryGirl's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Richmond, United States
Posts: 163
I think it's meant to be one of those shows that's so bad it's good.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 05-07-2016, 06:12 PM
Gentry
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: ***, Antarctica
Posts: 71
laughed my head off at the trailer, reminds me of "Spitting Image" back in the day :) I think some may worry they're hitting a bit close to the mark in the depiction of some of them :)
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 05-07-2016, 08:19 PM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 13,188
If the royals actually carried on like that in real life, the media would love it. It would make the royals more interesting in their eyes.
__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 05-07-2016, 08:29 PM
ROYAL NORWAY's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: somewhere, United Kingdom, Norway
Posts: 2,951
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duch_Luver_4ever View Post
laughed my head off at the trailer, reminds me of "Spitting Image" back in the day :) I think some may worry they're hitting a bit close to the mark in the depiction of some of them :)
That's because you're a big fan/admirer (your words) of Diana, and that you don't like Charles/Camilla.
__________________
The Queen is the most wonderful, forgiving, non judgmental person I know. Sarah Ferguson speaking in 2011.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-08-2016, 10:22 AM
Nico's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Paris, France
Posts: 1,881
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duch_Luver_4ever View Post
laughed my head off at the trailer, reminds me of "Spitting Image" back in the day :) I think some may worry they're hitting a bit close to the mark in the depiction of some of them :)
Wishful thinking....
As i said, some people will take that show literally. See above.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 05-14-2016, 12:33 PM
HereditaryPrincess's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Greater London, United Kingdom
Posts: 6,552
A friend wanted me to watch the series with them, so I had to watch the first two episodes and well, I don't want to continue watching the series. The acting seems forced to me, and I don't like the republican feel the show gives off. Camilla isn't one of my favourite members of the RF, but I think her portrayal in this show is incredibly unfair (she's almost portrayed like an evil queen who wants to destroy the Duchess of Cambridge); as well as Edward's. This isn't something that I'd recommend and I just hope the RF haven't been watching!
__________________
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone". Audrey Hepburn

*
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy". Anne Frank
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 05-23-2016, 11:26 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leitrim, Ireland
Posts: 635
I haven't seen it yet as I'm waiting for the DVD to come out. I have a feeling that I am going to enjoy it.

I came across this interview with Hugh Skinner who plays William.

Interview withThe Windsors' Hugh Skinner - Channel 4 - Info - Press
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 07-29-2017, 01:05 AM
MaiaMia_53's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 362
Has anyone been watching this British comedy show, The Windsors, on Channel 4?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbi...-the-windsors/

Actor, Kathryn Drysdale, has joined the series in the role of Meghan Markle.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 07-29-2017, 01:40 AM
ROYAL NORWAY's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: somewhere, United Kingdom, Norway
Posts: 2,951
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaiaMia_53 View Post
Has anyone been watching this British comedy show, The Windsors, on Channel 4?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbi...-the-windsors/

Actor, Kathryn Drysdale, has joined the series in the role of Meghan Markle.
I have one word for this show: Garbage.
__________________

__________________
The Queen is the most wonderful, forgiving, non judgmental person I know. Sarah Ferguson speaking in 2011.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Windsors and Europe TODOI British Royals 975 Yesterday 01:55 PM
The Windsors, the Media and Tell-All Books ysbel British Royals 31 10-15-2016 10:03 PM
Why Are The Windsors More Popular Than Other Royal Families? layla01 General Royal Discussion 186 12-20-2012 12:25 PM
Barbara Walters Special on the Windsors ("A Year with The Queen" edited) March 2008 zembla The Electronic Domain 179 03-06-2008 04:23 PM




Popular Tags
baptism best outfit birthday carl gustaf chris o'neill countess of snowdon crown princess mary crown princess victoria current events denmark fashion poll general news grand duke jean hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume infanta cristina infanta leonor infanta sofia ińaki urdangarín king abdullah in australia king felipe king felipe vi king philippe king willem-alexander letizia liechtenstein monarchy news november 2016 october 2016 picture of the week prince alexander prince carl philip prince daniel prince felix prince gabriel prince nicholas prince oscar princess claire of luxembourg princess estelle princess leonore princess madeleine princess of asturias princess sofia princess victoria queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen mathilde daytime fashion queen mathilde fashion queen mathilde visits jordan queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia queen sofia shaikh zayed bin hamdan bin zayed al nahyan state visit stephanie sweden swedish royal family the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion victoria



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:08 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises