Prince Charles Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

29th July 2015

Quote: "I was up at Billy Connolly's castle in Scotland and we used to gather together comedians, Robin Williams and some people, and he would say, 'Can I come together with you all?' and we would say, 'Alright.' So he would come to dinner and he said, 'You should be my jester,' and I said, 'Why would I want a bloody awful job like that?'" Comedian Eric Idle claims he once turned down an offer to be Prince Charles' jester.

30th April 2015

Quote: "We're hoping for a granddaughter!" British royal Prince Charles is hoping his son William's overdue second child is a girl. Prince William's wife Catherine is scheduled to give birth imminently.

13th April 2015

Fact: Prince Charles' wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is hoping for a whiff of the sweet smell of success after announcing plans for a new line of honey made by bees in her country garden in Wiltshire. A limited edition of honey from Camilla's hives have gone on sale at $30 (GBP20) per jar and all of the proceeds will benefit the Medical Detection Dogs charity, of which the 67-year-old royal has been a patron since February, 2014.

24th October 2014

Quote: "Personally, I was greatly saddened to learn that she had passed away this week... She was not only a truly marvellous actress but also someone who worked tirelessly for others. So she really will be hugely missed." British royal Charles, Prince Of Wales pays tribute to actress Lynda Bellingham, who lost her battle with cancer on Sunday (19Oct14).

11th September 2014

Quote: "I'm happy I'm going to be a grandfather again. But I hope it will be a girl." Britain's heir to the throne Prince Charles is hoping his son Prince William and his pregnant wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge give their one-year-old son Prince George a little sister to play with.

14th May 2014

Fact: British theatre mogul Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber has been hailed for his career achievements with an honorary doctorate from the Royal College of Music in London. The star was presented with the award by British royal Charles, Prince Of Wales, the president of the school, on Wednesday (14May14).

14th November 2013

Quote: "I will tell you that he is the most difficult person in the world to buy a present for. He is a man! They are hopeless!... He likes to make a list of things that he wants so you get it exactly right. I find this time of year impossible as it’s his birthday and then it’s Christmas, so you have got two in a row. Everybody else is easy but he is not." British royal Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall insists her husband Prince Charles is the most difficult person to buy a gift for, as he turns 65 on Thursday (14Nov13).

6th December 2012

Quote: "I'm thrilled. Marvellous. It's a very nice to become a grandfather at my old age, if I can say so. So that's splendid. And I am very glad my daughter-in-law is getting better." British royal Charles, Prince Of Wales is happy that his son Prince William is expecting a baby with his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The duchess was released from hospital on Thursday (06Dec12) after receiving treatment for a bad bout of morning sickness.

3rd April 2011

Fact: Prince Charles' official harpist, Claire Jones, will perform as newlyweds Prince William and Kate Middleton and their guests arrive at Buckingham Palace for the reception following this month's royal wedding in London.

4th February 2011

Fact: Prince Charles' wife, CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL is to make a guest appearance in long running British radio soap opera The Archers. Queen Elizabeth II's sister, Princess Margaret, previously enjoyed a cameo role on the show in 1984.

20th November 2010

Quote: "I suppose really you pick it up as you go along. It gradually dawns on you what it's all about. You watch and you learn." British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles insists there's no special training in how to act like a royal.

19th November 2010

Quote: "It is very intrusive indeed and very difficult and I feel for him deeply because in my day it was definitely not (as bad)." British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles sympathises with his eldest son WILLIAM over the media frenzy surrounding his engagement to longterm girlfriend Kate Middleton.

6th August 2009

Quote: "When I was a kid I wanted to be a Princess and marry Prince Charles. When I met him I told him about it and said I was sorry it didn't work out between us." Meryl Streep had a childhood crush on the British royal.

24th January 2009

Quote: "People assume that because I went to Prince Charles' old school for six months, I must be well educated. I went to 13 different schools between birth and 15 and didn't stay long enough to learn anything." Lily Allen on her school days.

28th November 2008

Fact: Doctor Who producer RUSSELL T DAVIES has been awarded the Order of the British Empire. The writer was presented with the accolade by British royal Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London on Friday (28Nov08).

8th March 2008

Quote: "You know DIANA and CHARLES? It's going to be a little bit like that I'm totally kidding. It's going to be very small." Jennifer Love Hewitt insists her upcoming wedding to Scottish actor ROSS MCCALL will be nothing like Prince Charles and the late DIANA, Princess Of Wales' grand 1981 ceremony.

29th February 2008

Quote: "The Prince said he loved the Potters and said what great films they were and what great fun they were." Harry Potter actress Julie Walters was surprised to learn British royal Prince Charles is a fan of the boy wizard franchise. Walters was presented with the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal by the Prince at London's Buckingham Palace on Friday (29Feb08).

5th December 2007

Fact: Previously unseen photos of British royal Prince Charles aged four will go on display at Windsor Castle next year (08) to commemorate his 60th birthday.

14th September 2007

Quote: "Who knows, I could be presenting in a kilt - and I'd do it in traditional style of course, if you see what I mean..." SAMUEL L. JACKSON promises a show-stopping outfit when he hosts a fashion benefit for British royal Prince Charles' charity next month (18Oct07).

13th April 2007

Quote: "Prince Charles has turned down all of my requests. I keep trying, though." Larry King Live host LARRY KING regrets he can't name the heir to the British throne among the 40,000 people he has interviewed during his 50 years as a broadcaster.

12th February 2007

Quote: "Just before Christmas I was invited to the (Buckingham) Palace for the Achievers' Reception and I was a puddle on the floor." British actress Thandie Newton on meeting England's charming future king Prince Charles.

16th October 2006

Fact: British royal Prince Charles has personally approved his first television commercial for his charity The Prince's Trust. The short ad had its premiere at the debut screening of Alan Bennett movie THE HISTORY BOYS in London earlier this month (OCT06)

18th September 2006

Fact: British royal Prince Charles is planning to buy a house in the Transylvania region of Romania.

31st July 2006

Fact: British royal Prince Charles is using the current reality TV craze to find the perfect organic gardener. The prince is linking up with a new, eco-friendly version of hit TV show The Apprentice in his bid to seek a green-fingered guru.

16th July 2006

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney has hired British royal Prince Charles' divorce lawyer, FIONA SHACKLETON, as his top aide in his upcoming legal battle with estranged wife HEATHER MILLS.

25th June 2006

Fact: British royal Prince William was given a sniper rifle range-finder for his 24th birthday on Wednesday (21JUN06) by his father Prince Charles and brother Prince Harry.

23rd June 2006

Quote: "I know this is wrong, but I just wanted to steal an ashtray." SUPERMAN RETURNS star Kevin Spacey on being tempted to swipe a souvenir while attending an event with Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

5th May 2006

Quote: "I do a decent Prince Charles. On a good day. I can also do Margaret Thatcher. I often think I'm a bit like her." PET SHOP BOYS singer Neil Tennant reveals his best impressions.

21st April 2006

Fact: British royal Prince Charles today (21APR06) marked his mother Queen Elizabeth II's 80th birthday by publicly thanking her for the "many wonderful qualities she has brought to almost an entire lifetime of service and dedication".

3rd April 2006

Fact: British royals Prince Harry and Prince William will join their father Prince Charles in their first ever joint TV interview to mark the 30th anniversary of the Prince's Trust.

5th March 2006

Fact: British royal Prince Charles' aide MARK BOLLAND has sensationally volunteered to disclose "special information" to former Metropolitan police commissioner LORD STEVENS who is heading the inquiry into the death of DIANA, Princess Of Wales.

1st March 2006

Fact: <p>British royal Prince Charles' wife CAMILLA, Duchess of Cornwall was named Colonel in Chief of the British Army 4th Batallion, The Rifles, by Queen Elizabeth II yesterday (28FEB06). </p>

14th January 2006

Fact: <p>Queen Elizabeth II is bestowing the prestigious title of 'COLONEL-IN-CHIEF' on British royal Prince Charles' wife CAMILLA, Duchess of Cornwall, putting her at the helm of an Army regiment. </p>

4th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I don't think she really cares about fashion." Fashion king Tommy Hilfiger is far from impressed with the style choices of CAMILLA, Duchess of Cornwall, who is currently touring America with her husband Prince Charles. </p>

4th November 2005

Fact: <p>Touring British royals Prince Charles and CAMILLA, Duchess of Cornwall dined on buffalo tenderloin and wild rice pancakes during a black tie dinner with President George W Bush and First Lady Laura Bush and invited guests at the White House on Wednesday night (02NOV05). </p>

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