PropertyQueen Elizabeth II made a special video with Paddington Bear in honor of her 70th anniversary on the throne. Writer and actor Simon Farnaby, 50, who plays the royal butler in the video, says the Queen tried hard to make the short sketch a success. Due to her failing health, she had difficulty with the script.
look. Paddington Bear visits the Queen
A few months before her death, Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 70th birthday. She wasn’t at the anniversary party, but she did have a surprise in store. She has signed up with Paddington Bear. Now it turns out that it wasn’t so easy after all, as her health was rapidly deteriorating.
The Queen was already suffering from mobility problems when she recorded the now world-famous drawing. “By the end she was tired and struggling to get the final sentence right,” says Simon Farnaby, who was present at the recording. Queen Elizabeth had to take a marmalade sandwich out of her handbag, Paddington’s favorite snack. Ha punchline It was, “I keep mine here.” But it turns out that it is not that easy.
After several reshoots, the director ordered her to pretend that she was talking to her grandchildren. “Yes, of course. I’m very sorry,” was the Queen’s reply. Her determination to complete the drawing as perfectly as possible impressed Farnaby. The actor also says, “She had to make the film a success and she was going to make it a success.” He praised her after her success and said that she is a great actress. On her part, there was room for jokes. “Well, I do this all the time,” she said with a laugh.
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