Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Windsors Take the Comedy Crown

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Windsors Take the Comedy Crown

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WHEN Meghan Markle (Kathryn Drysdale) bursts into the palace, all wide-eyed and talking obsessively about her role on Suits, it's a sure sign that this second series of the royal soap opera will be as fresh as the first.

And you're hit with a barrage of funny one-liners all the way through - if only the royals really did behave like this.

At the palace, Harry (Richard Goulding) is nervous about introducing his girlfriend Meghan to Charles (Harry Enfield) and Camilla (Haydn Gwynne) after learning that great great uncle Edward had to abdicate because he married an American divorcee. How does he know? He's watched The Crown on Netflix.

Kate (Louise Ford) offers to show Meghan which cutlery is which, like that will make any difference.

But Charles has other problems - namely "that awful woman" Theresa May (Gillian Bevan), who has barged in, asking him to host a royal lunch to secure a Chinese trade deal. …

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