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Hugo Vickers on the unusual girth of the Queen's great-grandmother


Hugo Vickers on The Quest for Queen Mary by James Pope-Hennessy, which he edited.

He spoke about the book's 60-year journey to publication, James Pope-Hennessy's inimitable style and the understated way to describe large royals.

Vickers's fellow speakers were Prue Leith (Prue: My All-Time Favourite Recipes) and Matthew Sturgis (Oscar: A Life).