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By Royal Appointment (DVD)
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A fascinating behind-the-scenes visit to the OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS to the royal family.Have you ever wondered who makes Prince Charles suits? Or who it is that maintains the dozens of priceless Royal carriages? Who provides the Duke of Edinburgh with his favourite cheese? Or who looks after HM the Queen s magnificent ceremonial robes? This special programme shines a light on the talented craftsmen and women who all hold warrants as official suppliers to the Royal Family, who have earned the right to display a Royal Coat of Arms and say that they are By Royal Appointment .They include florists, tailors, cheese makers, cobblers, wine sellers, medal makers, furniture restor-ers and carriage makers. All of them supply individually crafted items using the traditional skills and methods that make them special enough to number the royal family among their clients.The Programme features: The History of the Royal suppliers and the story behind the granting of Royal Warrants. The Palaces and the work of Edward Goodyear, florist to Her Majesty the Queen. The Furniture Makers and Restorers who maintain the Royal Palaces. The Food from the world famous store Fortnum & Mason, which has supplied groceries to the Royal Family since the reign of King George lll. The Wine from Berry and Rudd, the Royal wine merchant. The Clothes - a peak behind the scenes of Lobb and Co, the world famous shoemakers and Turnbull & Asser of Jermyn Street in London, the favourite tailor of the Royal princes. The Pageantry focusing on the craftspeople who supply the Royal carriages and the ceremonial robes for the major Royal events. The Future - the new favourites of the younger Royals.

Running Time: 60 minutes
Region: All Regions

Release Date: 17 Mar. 2014

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