Dr Laura Clancy is a lecturer in media at Lancaster University. She is the author of 'Running the Family Firm: How the Monarchy Manages Its Image and Our Money' (2021). She is interested in issues of monarchy, aristocracy, capitalism and power.
Published in: Home: OpinionThe media is central to the monarchy’s survival. Will it also be its undoing?
OPINION: The royal family is buttressed by an institution that has changed beyond recognition since the 1950s
Published in: Home: OpinionWhat kind of King will Charles be?
OPINION: For the best clue to how he might reign as monarch, look at his taste in architecture
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionWhat’s wrong with Britain? Let’s start with the monarchy
The Royal Family’s archaic-seeming rules and customs obscure its deep connections with modern global corporate power