This week, two very special guests join Ashley and Mike to remember Elizabeth II. First, Anna Scott Carter shares a lovely story about the first time she met the Queen, and also gives personal insights into why the monarch had such a love for Balmoral. Then George Pendle details how Cecil Beaton’s carefully composed photographs of her across the decades played a crucial role in creating her image—and our memories of her. All this and more make this week’s show one you won’t want to miss. Listen by clicking Play below. But be sure to subscribe at Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you don’t miss an episode.

Episode 104: Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

Anna Scott Carter on meeting the Queen, and life at Balmoral; and George Pendle on how Cecil Beaton’s portraits shaped her image—and our memories