Almost Royal

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  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.4  (1,024)

Almost Royal is a fake reality television show broadcast on the BBC and marks the channels debut original comedy program. It centers in on and revolves around the comedic bumblings of two English aristocrats, one male, the other female, Georgie and Poppy respectively as they embark on a journey to America. The series cast stand up comedian Ed Gamble to play the role of Georgie Carlton and stand up comedian Amy Hoggart in the role of Poppy Carlton. Neither were known for stage or film acting before participating in the series. Almost Royal is produced by Burning Bright Productions and was written by Ed Gamble and Amy Hoggart as well as numerous other screenwriters including, Jason Hazely, Samantha Martin, Joel Morris, Seamus Murphy Mitchell, Tom Neenan and Piers Tordy. The show is directed by Chris Faith.

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Seasons
Holidays
8. Holidays
February 8, 2016
Poppy and Georgie learn about American holidays, including Thanksgiving. They immerse in Tu Bishvat, Groundhog Day and visit a production of the Nativity. Whitney Port is their assistant in this season finale.
Work
7. Work
February 8, 2016
The Carlton siblings explore the new-to-them world of work. They learn how to design a perfect resume, cook at a diner, and drive for the Lyft company. They also go to a job fair where they display their new talents and give an inspirational speech. Lisa Vanderpump is available for advice.
Law and Order
6. Law and Order
February 1, 2016
The duo take a deep look at the American system of law and order. They take a turn with police in Louisiana and meet the Border Angles, a group that tries to assist migrants coming into the U.S. (with guest Jimmy Tatro)
Future
5. Future
February 1, 2016
Brother and sister Poppy and Georgie are on a quest to discover what the future will be for the human race. They start with a simulated trip to Mars, then talk to people who are preparing to live through the apocalypse, and join with a political candidate with a promising vision. They are guided on this quest by George Takei from Star Trek.
Romance
4. Romance
January 25, 2016
Poppy and Georgie investigate romance.
Sports
3. Sports
January 25, 2016
A look at the world of American Sports.
The Great Outdoors
2. The Great Outdoors
January 18, 2016
Exploring the great outdoors is the next quest for the Carltons. They experience Floridian wildlife, hiking, saving lives on a public beach and displaying empathy to a group of protesters. With guest host Laura-Bell-Bundy.
Beauty
1. Beauty
January 18, 2016
Upon coming back to the United States, Poppy and Georgie Carlton are learning the art of beauty. They go to a school to learn how to perfectly blow-dry their hair, they help judge a beautiful baby competition and help contribute to world peace by participating in a beauty pageant. With TV host Mario Lopez.
Description

Almost Royal is a fake reality television show broadcast on the BBC and marks the channels debut original comedy program. It centers in on and revolves around the comedic bumblings of two English aristocrats, one male, the other female, Georgie and Poppy respectively as they embark on a journey to America. The series cast stand up comedian Ed Gamble to play the role of Georgie Carlton and stand up comedian Amy Hoggart in the role of Poppy Carlton. Neither were known for stage or film acting before participating in the series. Almost Royal is produced by Burning Bright Productions and was written by Ed Gamble and Amy Hoggart as well as numerous other screenwriters including, Jason Hazely, Samantha Martin, Joel Morris, Seamus Murphy Mitchell, Tom Neenan and Piers Tordy. The show is directed by Chris Faith.

Almost Royal is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on June 21, 2014.

Where to Watch Almost Royal

Almost Royal is available for streaming on the BBC America website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Almost Royal on demand at Philo, Sling and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 21, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (1,024)