Royal Commentator

The best known of all the former press secretaries to HM The Queen, Dickie Arbiter is the man the world’s press always call on to offer credible insight when the Royals are in the news for whatever reason be it weddings, deaths, births, celebrations, overseas visits, scandals, incidents and general interest stories.

Why Eugenie’s wedding will probably be MORE star-studded than Prince Harry’s
Former Palace Press Secretary Dickie Arbiter said it'll be the first time Sarah Ferguson will have been in a formal gathering with the royal family for a long, long time.

THE second royal wedding has been announced for 2018 – Princess Eugenie, 27, and her boyfriend of seven years Jack Brooksbank, 31. more


A broadcaster and journalist with over fifty years experience covering royalty, heads of state, and other globally recognised personalities,  Dickie was also responsible for organising the media coverage for Princess Diana’s funeral,  He is an outstanding speaker who is popular with audiences of all ages in both in the UK and overseas. 

Coming Up

03/06/14 Dickie appeared on ITV's Good Morning Britain to discuss King Juan Carlos of Spain's abdication and what the new young Kind Philippe is likely to do to bring the monarchy into the 21st Century.

02/06/14 Dickie appeared in BBC1's Panorma programme about Jimmy Savile and the relationship Savile had with Buckingham Palace.

May 2014 Dickie took a trip down memory lane when he visited  Zimbabwe. He lived there for some time as a young man and his elderly mother is still living there.

April  2014  Dickie has taken been delivering some cracking media training sessions for some extremely senior business men

March 27 2014 Dickie received the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at the IRN Awards Ceremony in London.

Jan- March 2014 Dickie has spent the past couple of months lecturing on P&O cruise ships from Singapore and Delhi to Dubai and Cyprus. He has completed his autobiography manuscript and is looking forward to seeing On Duty with The Queen on book shop shelves from 2nd October 2014.

Oct/Nov 2013 Dickie has been busy lecturing in the USA for the past few months.

July 2013  - As expected Dickie is in huge demand from the world's media for commentary leading up to and after the Royal birth.

15.07.13 Dickie launches his new website

10.07.13 Dickie appeared on C5's newly launched news programme discussing baby names.

08.07.13 CBS in the USA invited Dickie to discuss possible Royal names and due dates.



Media Trainer

As a seasoned veteran of broadcast media, Dickie now assists clients in learning how best to present themselves on television and radio. He offers comprehensive and concise training which enables his clients to deliver their message and gain the confidence they need to efficiently enhance their organization's media profile.