Robert Hardman

Robert Hardman is a renowned writer and broadcaster, specializing in royalty and history for more than twenty-five years. He is the author of several international bestsellers. His latest, Queen of Our Times: The Life of Elizabeth II, was the 2022 Sunday Times Biography of the Year and was presented by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in the same year. Hardman has also written Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work, Our Queen, and Queen of the World, along with globally acclaimed television documentaries of the same names. He has interviewed the then Prince of Wales for several films, including the BBC’s Charles at 60, Prince William for his book Our Queen, the late Duke of Edinburgh for the BBC’s The Duke: In His Own Words, and the Princess Royal for ITV’s Anne: The Princess Royal at 70. Most recently Hardman has written and co-produced the BBC films Charles III: The Coronation Year and Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers, for which he interviewed a dozen members of the Royal Family. A member of the BBC commentary team at all the major state occasions of recent times, including the Coronation of Charles III and the funerals of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Hardman is an award-winning journalist for the Daily Mail and lives in London. Charles III: New King. New Court. The Inside Story is his fifth book.

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