The third series of Channel 4 sitcom The Windsors will see Miriam Margolyes (Call the Midwife), Julia Deakin (Hot Fuzz) and Simon Day (The Fast Show).
Wills (Hugh Skinner) will face a dilemma when Charles (Harry Enfield) and the older royals go on strike and Wills is pressured to join them.
Struggling to make a decision, Wills seeks advice from a portrait of Queen Victoria (Miriam Margolyes) who tries to help and guide him.
Charles and Camilla (Haydn Gwynne) make a reluctant trip to visit Carole (Julia Deakin) and Mike Middleton (Simon Day) along with Wills and Kate (Louise Ford), but fear for their lives when Charles believes he hears Mike threatening to chop of his and Camilla’s heads.
When Charles tell Camilla about Mike’s plan, she decides the only option is to kill them first, but will Wills be able to stop Camilla before any heads roll?
On playing Queen Victoria, Miriam Margolyes commented: “Queen Victoria has always been one of my heroes. I hope she’ll forgive my irreverent portrayal.”
“I am shocked they let ne have a go at this,” said Julia Deakin.
She added: I love the show and everyone wonders how they get away with it, the answer is…because it’s funny! Carole is a gift, an enigma wrapped in a riddle.”
Simon Day expressed his joy at playing Mike Middleton, he said: “I never thought I would get this close to the royal family.”
Series three of The Windsors airs from 25th February at 10pm on Channel 4, with all episodes available to stream on All4.