Grant Harrold The Royal Butler
"The King of Etiquette'
Grant Harrold The Royal Butler is a British Entertainer, Royal and British Etiquette Expert, Royal Commentator and Broadcaster. Grant also works with and advises Royals and their households across the globe. Previously, Grant was a member of the Royal household of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Based at Highgrove House in The Cotswolds, his duties included butlering for The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and The Duke of Sussex.
Prior to the Royal Household, Grant was the Butler to The Duke and Duchess of Bedford at Woburn Abbey. Whilst working at the Abbey with the Dukes parents, The Marquess and Marchioness of Tavistock, the fresh-faced young Grant appeared as the butler in the BBC 2 TV series 'Country House', for two years.
Grant has worked alongside many other Royals, VIPs and Celebrities over the past 23 years. Many of whom are now his clients. Grant is an ambassador for the British Dyslexia Association and a Patron of Pets in Spain.
Grant's character 'The Royal Butler' has been described in the media as 'Defender of Etiquette' and 'Britain's Official Etiquette Expert'. For the last 8 years, Grant has personally been learning and developing his passion for etiquette, which he shares on his courses at The Royal School of Etiquette and The Royal School of Butlers.
HRH Princess Katarina, cousin of Prince William and Henry, is the patron of the school and for whom Grant acts as a personal aide. Grant has been classed as 'one of Europe's top Gurus', due to teaching the British way to behave correctly across the globe with Princess Katarina. Grant has featured on many TV series for over 19 years as well as appearing regularly as a commentator, broadcaster, presenter and performer for television, radio and online as 'The Royal Butler'.
His creation and persona, 'The Royal Butler', has been called upon for several years in the media and online to ensure Britain maintains its title as the home of Etiquette. Some examples are tea lessons for the “Real Housewives of Cheshire” to teaching “Miss Holland” how to be Royal for BBC Three’s “The Miss Holland Show”.
Today Grant is now a trainer of butlers and housekeepers in the UK and worldwide. Grant regularly features on television, radio, and press in the UK and overseas. To view his full biography please click here -Full Resume
Marquess of Tavistock
Date: (August 1999 - April 2003
The Duke of Bedford
Date: (August 2003 - April 2004)
The Prince of Wales
Date: (April 2004 - May 2011)
The Royal School of Butlers & Etiquette
Date: (April 2011 - Present)
Founder and Lecturer
HRH Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia and Serbia
Date: (April 2013 - Present)
Aide and Adviser