The Windsors. Image shows from L to R: Charles (Harry Enfield), Camilla (Haydn Gwynne). Copyright: Noho Film and TV
The Windsors

The Windsors

  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2016 - 2023
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

Comedy soap opera based upon the lives of the Royal Family. Stars Harry Enfield, Haydn Gwynne, Hugh Skinner, Louise Ford, Morgana Robinson and more.

  • Due to return for Series 4
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 2,349

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Series 2, Episode 3

Kate is reluctant to join a royal pheasant shoot, Harry seeks revenge on Johnny, and Wills stumbles upon his father's identical twin brother Chuck.

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Further details

Kate is reluctant to join in a royal pheasant shoot at Sandringham, but Wills warns if she's ever going to fit into the family she'd better kill something.

Beatrice and Eugenie have jobs as motivational speakers. Will the internet tips they offer Port Talbot's steel workers single-handedly save the British steel industry?

After hearing mysterious noises, Wills stumbles upon his father's identical twin brother, kept prisoner in the attic for the last sixty-eight years following a mix-up that was supposed to see Charles locked away. Charles' twin is the rightful heir, a super-empath and seems like he'd make a wonderful king...

Harry wants revenge on Johnny for cheating him out of his nightclub. Goaded by Anne, Harry challenges Johnny to a duel. Will Pippa stop crack shot Johnny killing him?

Escaping the attic, Charles' twin runs into family members who, mistaking him for Charles, are surprised by his warmth, insight and better hair. Camilla accidentally sleeps with him. With their secret out of the bag, which version of Charles will the family choose? And how will they get rid of the other one?

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 19th July 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 21st July 2017 3:40am 4seven
Saturday 22nd July 2017 12:10am C4

Cast & crew

Cast
Harry Enfield Charles
Haydn Gwynne Camilla
Hugh Skinner Wills
Louise Ford Kate
Morgana Robinson Pippa
Ellie White Beatrice
Celeste Dring Eugenie
Vicki Pepperdine Princess Anne
Richard Goulding Harry
Ben Lambert Johnny Mathers
Guest cast
Harry Enfield Charles's Twin
Dafydd Emyr Owen
Simon Nehan Dafyd
Alastair Roberts (as Al Roberts) Richard III
Writing team
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Production team
Adam Miller Director
Izzy Mant Producer
Robert Wulff-Cochrane Executive Producer
Camilla Campbell Executive Producer
George Jeffrie Executive Producer
Bert Tyler-Moore Executive Producer
Mark Williams Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer
Nadira Seecoomar Casting Director
June Nevin Costume Designer
Greg Duffield Director of Photography
Lulu Hall Make-up Designer
Ian Masterson Composer
Malcolm Davies 1st Assistant Director

Video

Prince Charles's Secret Twin Brother

Wills makes a surprising discovery.

Featuring: Harry Enfield (Charles), Haydn Gwynne (Camilla), Hugh Skinner (Wills), Richard Goulding (Harry), Vicki Pepperdine (Princess Anne) & Harry Enfield (Charles's Twin).

Press

To Sandringham, for shooting! In the world of The Windsors, that means visiting Princess Anne (Vicki Pepperdine), whose shtick - a scurrying housekeeper - is among the show's funniest. Its other standout performer is Harry Enfield as Prince Charles, and this week the writers find a way to double his screen time. In the adequate subplots, Harry accidentally agrees to a duel, and Beatrice and Eugenie give a motivational talk to Port Talbot steelworkers.

Jack Seale, The Guardian, 19th July 2017

The Windsors, series 2 episode 3 review

A breezy cross between a revenge tragedy, a Carry On film and an episode of Dynasty.

Ben Lawrence, The Telegraph, 19th July 2017

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