The Princess Switch (2018) with Patrick Freyne
It’s the final episode of season two! Irish Times writer Patrick Freyne joins Alan and Jeanne to talk about Netflix’s big 2018 Christmas film, The Princess Switch. Netflix ran the Hallmark formula through their magic algorithms and made a super-charged Christmas movie. Lonely, straight-laced baker Stacy travels to Belgravia to enter their big baking competition. She bumps into Duchess Margaret, the fiancée of Edward the Prince of Belgravia . They look identical. Margaret wants to love life as a commoner for two days so her and Stacy switch places. Stacy falls for the prince, Margaret falls for Stacy’s best friend Kevin. Will it all work out? Yes!
The Princess Switch stars Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio and Nick Sagar, was written by Robin Bernheim and Megan Metzger, and directed by Mike Rohl.
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Our chosen charity for this episode is the Simon Community, which provides support and services to over 11,000 people and their families experiencing or at risk of homelessness every year.
You can find Patrick Freyne’s writing in The Irish Times and you should because it’s amazing. His Twitter is @PatrickFreyne1
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