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What Prince William will be known as once he becomes King - details

The Prince of Wales will help his dad King Charles in the coming weeks

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Prince William is likely to take additional work while his father King Charles undergoes treatment for cancer in the coming weeks.

In a previous interview on A Right Royal Podcast about his Earthshot Prize last year, the conversation turned to the Prince of Wales's future reign and the name he will choose to be known as once he becomes King.

William will choose to be known as King William V, Roya Nikkhah has shared© Getty
William will choose to be known as King William V, Roya Nikkhah has shared

Sunday Times royal editor and broadcaster Roya Nikkhah spoke about his future title and why he is so set on keeping his name, William.

"He will be William (V) for sure," she tells hosts Andrea Caamano, Emmy Griffiths and HELLO!'s royal editor Emily Nash in the new episode in partnership with True Royalty TV, and which you can listen to below.  

LISTEN: Find out what Prince William's name will be when he becomes King

She adds: "When he launched Earthshot he was the Duke of Cambridge, but he called himself Prince William. And that's because he's keen to be known as Prince William, because the Americans know and love him as Prince William, they love him above all other public figures, according to a recent poll."

Roya has revealed that Prince William with be a 'radical monarch' © Getty
Roya has revealed that Prince William with be a 'radical monarch'

Roya explained what kind of King she thinks Charles' eldest son will be: "He'll be a very radical monarch. The monarchy will look very different quite quickly. He will change a lot."

Roya Nikkhah is a Sunday Times royal editor and broadcaster © Shutterstock
Roya Nikkhah is a Sunday Times royal editor and broadcaster

In the episode, Roya and Emily also discuss what royal events are likely to change following his ascension to the throne as well as detailing why his coronation will be so different to his father's.

The late Queen Elizabeth II, the then Prince Charles and Prince William posing for a photograph at Clarence House before a dinner to mark the 50th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation on June 2, 2003 © Getty
Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William posing for a photograph at Clarence House before a dinner to mark the 50th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation on June 2, 2003

Also in the episode, Roya explains why William's Earthshot Prize stands out from all of the Prince's other projects and how he has more power than ever before.

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