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

The Windsors

Channel 4 sitcom about the Royal Family. 20 episodes (3 series), 2016 - 2020. Stars Harry Enfield, Haydn Gwynne, Hugh Skinner, Louise Ford and others.

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The Windsors. Image shows from L to R: King George III (Paul Whitehouse), Camilla (Haydn Gwynne), Edward (Matthew Cottle), Andrew (Tim Wallers), Fergie (Katy Wix), Beatrice (Ellie White), Wills (Hugh Skinner), Kate (Louise Ford), Eugenie (Celeste Dring), Princess Anne (Vicki Pepperdine), Pippa (Morgana Robinson), Harry (Richard Goulding), Charles (Harry Enfield). Copyright: Noho Film and TV.

Christmas Special

It's Christmas Eve with The Windsors and it's an even tenser affair than usual following the events that led Wills to usurp Prince Charles as next in line to the throne.

Further details

It's Christmas Eve with The Windsors and it's an even tenser affair than usual following the events that led Wills to usurp Prince Charles as next in line to the throne. Camilla is still fuming - even more so since Kate has put herself in charge of Christmas lunch, but will Kate's festive feast meet host Princess Anne's (Vicki Pepperdine) expectations or could this be Camilla's chance for revenge?

The ghost of Christmas past, King George III (Paul Whitehouse) tries to get Wills to see the light and rescind the crown back to his Dad by showing him what Christmas Future will involve if he doesn't - Charles spending it in the Big Brother house... But will it do the trick and get Charles back on top?

Meanwhile Prince Edward is working as Santa in Debenhams to earn some cash and Pippa's wedding to Prince Harry is threatened by soup kitchen volunteer Ellie Goulding.

Banished from the house by a gloomy Charles, Fergie, Beatrice and Eugenie are forced to stay in the stables. However the girls think everything will be fine if they can get their Daddy, Prince Andrew home, but it's not easy when he's in Azerbaijan. Will their Christmas single, Daddy Come Home for Christmas, do the trick?

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Broadcast details

Date
Friday 23rd December 2016
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Harry Enfield Charles
Haydn Gwynne Camilla
Hugh Skinner Wills
Louise Ford Kate
Morgana Robinson Pippa
Ellie White Beatrice
Celeste Dring Eugenie
Katy Wix Fergie
Matthew Cottle Edward
Tim Wallers Andrew
Vicki Pepperdine Princess Anne
Richard Goulding Harry
Ben Lambert Johnny Mathers
Guest cast
Paul Whitehouse King George III
Lizzy Connolly Ellie Goulding
Anthony Adjekum Gary
Simon Greenall Computer (Voice)
Simon Greenall Big Brother (Voice)
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
Ian Masterson Composer

Videos

Christmas Trailer

The Windsors are back for a Christmas Special.

Featuring: Harry Enfield (Charles), Haydn Gwynne (Camilla), Hugh Skinner (Wills), Louise Ford (Kate), Vicki Pepperdine (Princess Anne), Paul Whitehouse (King George III).

The heating

Princess Anne meets Kate in The Queen Mother's room.

Featuring: Louise Ford (Kate), Vicki Pepperdine (Princess Anne).

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