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Undercover Princes - Series 1

4 x 1 hour

Three exotic bona fide bachelor Princes travel from far-away lands in search of true love with an English rose... However, to ensure that the people they meet will love them for themselves and not just their wealth and status they are going undercover, living and working as ordinary people for the first time in their lives. The three Princes share a house in the sea-side party city Brighton - without their trusty servants to do the shopping, cooking and cleaning, so coping with everyday life is the first challenge! They “hit the singles scene”, trawling bars and clubs, internet dating sites and even try their hand at speed dating in their bid to find a partner amongst 'commoners'. Crown Prince Manvendra is from one of India's richest royal families and shocked the world by becoming the first Indian royal to come out as gay. Will Brighton prove the perfect place for him to find his lifelong partner? His Royal Highness Prince Africa Zulu is from Zululand, South Africa. At 30, he should now have taken a wife; how will this fun-loving yet conservative, traditional prince cope with the liberal Brighton culture, and with Prince Manvendra’s sexuality? His Royal Highness Prince Remigius of Jaffna, Sri Lanka is looking for a queen to continue the royal line. But for a man raised in accordance to a strict protocol, only an aristocrat will do. They have three weeks to find love: at the end of their time in the England, the Princes surprise their chosen ones by revealing their true identity and whisk them back to their kingdoms!

Also available: The Undercover Princes and Princesses - 1 x 60 mins feature combining both series.

Credit Line

Objective Productions and Kalel Productions for BBC3, UK


Prince Manvendra Of Rajpipla, Prince Africa Zulu & Prince Remigius Of Jaffna


Lisa Smith & Peter Emina. Series Producer: Tom Edwards. Executive Producers: Nick Parnes, Adam Adler And Andrew O'connor


Lisa Smith & Peter Emina

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