Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Roundup: Another Member of Royal Family is Expecting

While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge await the imminent birth of their child and heir to the British throne, it was announced recently that Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall are expecting their first child as well. As the Radio Times ...

Royal Roundup: Happily, Patiently, and Preparedly Waiting For the Royal Birth

As might be expected, the royal family is just as excited about the royal birth as everybody else, if not more. At a garden party in Edinburgh, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall all were ...

PHOTOS: The Queen’s Official Birthday and Trooping the Colour

The annual “Trooping the Colour” ceremony was held to mark Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday. The parade originates from traditional battle preparations.

What’s in Store for the Cast of ‘Call the Midwife’?

The cast members of Call the Midwife can do more than just deliver babies.

The hit British series, which airs on BBC in the U.K. and concluded its second season last month on PBS in the U.S., features a large ensemble cast of 11 main players plus Vanessa Redgrave, who is heard only in voiceover.

60th Anniversary of Royal Yacht Britannia

Ahoy there, matey. Please doff your sailor’s cap to honor a bit of British nautical history.

It was sixty years ago today (April 16) that Queen Elizabeth II christened Britannia, the last in a long line of royal yachts that date back to the 17th century.

PICTURES: Kate Bush Takes Her CBE From The Queen

There’s something about these pictures of famous performers meeting royalty that bends the head a little. There’s Kate Bush, there’s the Queen, they’re shaking hands, as normal people do.

Radio Station Tricks Hospital Into Revealing Kate’s Condition

In the interests of not boring the hell out of the entire world, plus, y’know, personal respect, we weren’t going to run too many pregnancy stories about the Duchess of Cambridge, but this one contains the reason why ...

Gallery: British Royal Babies of the Past Century

The announcement of a royal baby is always a momentous occasion, and today’s news (December 3) that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child is no exception, with the web atwitter at the prospect of a new ...

Kate Winslet Meets The Queen

Kate Winslet has something to be thankful for today, as she has been awarded a CBE for services to drama by The Queen at Buckingham Palace. Look, we’ve even got a photo of it happening.

James Bond and the Queen at Olympics Voted ‘Moment That Most Changed U.K. TV’

According to a poll of British TV viewers, the Queen’s London Games appearance alongside Daniel Craig‘s James Bond has been voted the “moment that most changed British TV,” the Hollywood Reporter reveals.