The Queen’s daughter is famous for being one of the hardest-working royals in terms of the number of engagements completed each year. Meanwhile, her daughter Zara has led a relatively normal life with her own career separate from the Royal Family. She was a successful equestrian, while her husband Mike Tindall was a top rugby player.
The Tindalls are having a light shone on their lives in a documentary airing tonight on Channel 5 entitled ‘Zara & Mike: No-Nonsense Royals’.
Zara once claimed she had asked her 70-year-old mother whether she would consider cutting down, but it was a “very short conversation”.
In an ITV documentary last year entitled ‘Anne: The Princess Royal at 70’, Zara and her brother Peter Phillips were asked whether they had tried to get their mother to slow down.
Zara joked: “I mean good luck!”Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Princess Anne and her daughter Zara Tindall (Image: GETTY)
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Then she admitted: “We would try and then it would be a very short conversation.”
Both Anne’s children expressed their amazement at how much their mother still does, with Zara claiming her brain is like a “sponge”.
She said: “It’s like a sponge. It’s unbelievable the information that is stored in her brain.
“It’s incredible. It’s quite annoying as well.
Zara Tindall and her brother Peter Phillips (Image: GETTY)
“Peter agreed: “It is quite annoying, yes.”
Both delivered their light-hearted compliment in a dry, deadpan manner.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Anne’s former private secretary, Captain Sir Nicholas Wright RN appeared to agree