Queen Elizabeth

Niall Horan met Queen ‘couple of times’

Niall Horan met Queen ‘couple of times’

Niall Horan has met Queen Elizabeth "a couple of times." The former One Direction star has rubbed shoulders with the 93-year-old monarch on a number of occasions at Buckingham Palace and, although she’s a "nice lady", he was "the most nervous" he’s ever been when he had to speak to her. Speaking on Australia’s ‘Sunrise’, the 26-year-old p... »

Helena Bonham Carter says royal sleepovers are a ‘thrill’

Helena Bonham Carter says royal sleepovers are a ‘thrill’

Helena Bonham Carter says being invited to a royal sleepover is a "thrill". The 53-year-old actress – who plays Princess Margaret in season three of ‘The Crown’ – is one of a select group of people who have been invited to a royal sleepover at Windsor Castle, and it’s an experience she relished. She shared: "They actually call them sleepovers. "I t... »

Kunal Nayyar almost fainted in front of the Queen

Kunal Nayyar almost fainted in front of the Queen

Kunal Nayyar almost fainted when he met Queen Elizabeth. The 38-year-old actor – who is married to model Neha Kapur – was invited to Buckingham Palace in 2017 to celebrate the start of UK-India Year of Culture, but he was completely overawed by the occasion. He recalled: "We went to London to meet the Queen, and I was playing it off as ‘whatever’, but I was actually ve... »

Prince William hails the Queen’s ability to ‘make a difference’

Prince William hails the Queen’s ability to ‘make a difference’

Prince William feels inspired by the Queen’s ability to "make a difference". The 37-year-old royal has hailed his grandmother’s influence in an upcoming BBC show, saying that the Queen and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, are the "epitome of public service". During ‘A Berry Royal Christmas’ – which will air later this month – Prince Willia... »

Paul Burrell: Queen will be upset over Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Christmas plans

Paul Burrell: Queen will be upset over Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Christmas plans

Paul Burrell claims Queen Elizabeth II "will be upset" that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex aren’t spending Christmas with the Royal Family. Princess Diana’s former butler has weighed in as Prince Harry and his wife are to snub the traditional festive get together at the Sandringham estate this year, but he insisted the monarch – who is Harry’s grandmother – ... »

Helena Bonham Carter had royal sleepover

Helena Bonham Carter had royal sleepover

Helena Bonham Carter once had a sleepover at Windsor Castle. The ‘Crown’ actress, along with her then-partner Tim Burton, Rachel Weisz and her husband Daniel Craig, spent the night at the royal residence "about 10 years ago" and even had a tour of the building given by Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip. She said: "It’s fun! Rachel Weisz was there with J... »

Dame Helen Mirren says meeting the Queen was a ‘lesson in embarrassment’

Dame Helen Mirren says meeting the Queen was a ‘lesson in embarrassment’

Dame Helen Mirren was given a "lesson in embarrassment" during a meeting with Queen Elizabeth. The 74-year-old actress – who starred as the British monarch in 2006′s ‘The Queen’ – has admitted she completely forgot to follow royal protocol when she was invited to have tea with the Queen. She recalled: "She invited me for tea. I thought it was going to b... »

Olivia Colman’s husband took royal loo roll

Olivia Colman’s husband took royal loo roll

Olivia Colman’s husband stole a loo roll from Buckingham Palace. The ‘Crown’ actress and her spouse Ed Sinclair – with whom she has three children – met Prince William at a charity event at the royal residence and not only was the Oscar-winning star "uncool" when she spoke to the prince, the couple were determined to bag a souvenir to mark the occasion, howe... »

Queen Elizabeth’s dresser writing book

Queen Elizabeth’s dresser writing book

Queen Elizabeth’s style will be explored in a new book. The 93-year-old monarch’s dresser Angela Kelly – who has worked with the royal since 1994 – will discuss her 25 years as Personal Advisor and Curator (The Queen’s Jewellery, Insignias and Wardrobe) and In-house Designer after being given "extraordinary permission" to speak about her "working relati... »

The Queen was a secret Wham! fan

The Queen was a secret Wham! fan

Queen Elizabeth II was a secret Wham! fan. The ‘Last Christmas’ hitmakers’ late manager Bryan Morrison revealed in his recently posthumously published memoir, ‘Have a Cigar!’, that Her Majesty asked to meet George Michael – who passed away in December 2016 – and his bandmates at a polo match at the Guards Polo Club in Windsor in June 1985. Bryan wrote in h... »

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