The Crown is unhinged. Meghan is back. Now for a royal Christmas drama

The Times

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Narrated by Kevin Maher

It’s that time of year again. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose. And the royals living rent-free inside your head. Yes, there is no greater signal for the commencement of yuletide ballyhoo than the thumping arrival of all things royal — Christmas edition — into the cultural conversation.

What will Meghan and Harry do for Christmas Day? What wacky jumpers will Kate and William wear? Will King Charles splash out on some private security to entice Harry across the Atlantic? And does the fact that Kate is already preparing Westminster Abbey’s Together at Christmas carol concert to reflect her Shaping Us campaign on the importance of childhood early years mean that she’s actually a better and more moral person