Whatever Love Means

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Whatever Love Means
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Distributed by ITV
Directed by David Blair
Produced by Jolyon Symonds, Michele Buck
Written by William Humble
Starring Olivia Poulet
Laurence Fox
Music by Anne Dudley
Editing by Mark Day
Country U.K
Language English
Original channel ITV1
Release date 28 December 2005

Whatever Love Means is a TV movie about Camilla Parker Bowles and Prince Charles. it premiered in December 2005 on ITV1. The story centers on Charles and Camilla's relationship in the early 1970s until 1981.[1][2][3]


In 1971, Camilla Shand (Olivia Poulet) meets Charles Windsor, The Prince of Wales (Laurence Fox) at a polo match. They get to know each other and begin dating. The relationship fizzles out when Charles travels overseas to join the Royal Navy in early 1973. Camilla immediately marries her ex-boyfriend Andrew Parker Bowles (Simon Wilson). Though Charles is hurt upon hearing about her marriage, they remain friends. Throughout their friendship Charles and Camilla hide their feelings for each other until 1979 when Lord Mountbatten (Richard Johnson) is murdered and Charles visits her more for emotional support. They re-ignite their romantic relationship during this period. Charles is now in his early 30s and his family and the British media begins calling him out to find a suitable bride. He meets Diana Spencer (Michelle Duncan) who the media falls in love with and they eventually get engaged. Although everyone is happy Charles is about to settle down, Charles and Camilla are not due to their feelings for each other, however, they end their relationship. The story ends with Charles and Camilla getting ready for his wedding in 1981, both looking grim while dressing up for the occasion.



  1. ^ "ITV plans Charles and Camilla drama". The Guardian. 11 April 2005. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Scandals of secret love at the palace". Sunday Mercury. The Free Library. 18 December 2005. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Whatever acting means". The Daily Telegraph. 11 December 2005. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 

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