Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II: Screening the Queen

Queen Elizabeth II has reigned longer – 60 years compared with 44 – than namesake Elizabeth I, but the current monarch trails her predecessor when it comes to the number of times she has been depicted in movies.

Follow @BBCRoyalInsider for Diamond Jubilee Coverage

Fabulous hats, street parties, horses, William and Kate — it’s all part of a four-day knees-up fit for a Queen. Follow BBC Royal Insider on Twitter for coverage, including live tweets of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on ...

‘Torchwood’s John Barrowman Praises Queen, Teases Role in Diamond Jubilee

Doctor Who and Torchwood fans may want to keep their eyes peeled during BBC America’s live coverage of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Thames Pageant at 8:30/7:30c on Sunday, June 3. John Barrowman (Captain Jack) will be ...

Summer of London: Idris Elba, Asha Leo Reveal Favorite Things About the Queen

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee soon to be underway, we’re kicking off The Brit List: Summer of London, highlighting the best of Britain’s capital in the months leading up to the London Summer Games. As royal watchers ...

The Brit List: Summer of London – The Royal Summer

For those of us who live and breathe British pop culture, London is already the center of the universe. But this summer, the city will dominate our attentions like never before.

WATCH: Hugh Grant: ‘I’ve Always Thought the Queen Was Fabulous’

In the film The Pirates! Band of Misfits out on Friday (April 27), Queen Victoria is given a real drubbing but Hugh Grant, who lends his voice to the animation, is a big fan of Britain’s current Queen.

Royal Roundup: The Queen’s Not the Only Roving Royal

The Queen continues her 10-day Australian trip, but other members of the royal family are on the move as well.

Royal Roundup: Row Over the Bow, or, Case of the Missing Curtsy

Who would have thought that the omission of a curtsy to the Queen would have caused an uproar in a country as informal and easygoing as Australia?

Royal Roundup: Queen’s Trip Likely to Weaken Australian Republicans

The Queen’s trip Down Under next week is likely to rekindle the debate over whether Australia ought to throw off the reigns of monarchy and declare itself a republic.

Royal Roundup: Australia Trip to Put the ‘Queen Back in Queensland’

When the Queen travels to Australia next month on an official ten-day state visit, she will officially open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth.