• What have the royals ever done for the arts?

    5 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    From the RSC to the ROH, Britain's most prestigious arts institutions are all by royal appointment. But as Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle, is it goodbye Royal Variety Show and hello Royal Reprezent FM? T he marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle means many things to many people, but, while loyalists are bagging their picnic spots and unpacking the union-jack party plates, some hard-pressed arts organisations will be taking a longer view. Once the party is over, reality strikes: a royal wedding means the admittance of a new member into “the firm” - and for them, a lifetime of public...
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