Explore the changing relationship between the Royal Family and British tabloid press

It’s a battle waged constantly in the pages of British newspapers: The Royals vs The Press. This BBC royal family documentary focuses on the tabloids’ obsession with the British royals, whether the press go too far and if the intrusion is justified?

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The Princes and the Press on BBC Select

In this compelling documentary about the British princes and the press, Amol Rajan investigates the relationship between the British Royal Family and newspapers has changed dramatically in recent years. Unlike older members of the family such as The Queen, the younger royals like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex face far greater scrutiny but does the press ever go too far?

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