The United Kingdom celebrates the 70 years of reign of Queen Elizabeth II. A platinum jubilee whose highlight will be the broadcast of a great show retracing the history of the British monarchy. And for the occasion, according to information published by The Hollywood Reporter on April 21, 2022, in addition to the 1,300 extras mobilized, Tom Cruise will also be present on air. A surprise!
First British monarch to celebrate a platinum jubilee after her accession to the throne on February 6, 1952, when she was only 25 years old, Elizabeth II is about to live a historic moment. And for good reason, on May 15 will be broadcast on the ITV channel a show entitled The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and broadcast live from Windsor Castle. An unusual program in which Helen Mirren and Damian Lewis will be the stars of a great play recalling the key moments of the reign of the sovereign. The program, according to information published by The Hollywood Reporter on April 21, 2022: 1,300 extras, 500 horses … and Tom Cruise! A presence that raises questions. According to the media, if the role of the American actor is still unknown for the moment, it could represent the path of America in its independence from the United Kingdom.
If the list of guests and people present on the project should grow in the coming days, another question remains: will Prince Harry be present? In an interview with the American channel NBC on April 21, 2022, the husband of Meghan Markle returned to his relationship with the queen. “She has a great sense of humor,” the prince assured in particular, adding that this was the quality he preferred in his grandmother. And to indicate also share with her a special relationship. “We have a very special relationship. We talk about things that she can not talk to anyone else.
Several events cancelled by Elizabeth II
Saturday, March 5, 2022, L’Express revealed bad news about Elizabeth II: while she celebrates her platinum jubilee this year, she will not be present at all the planned celebrations. The reason? Her health. In recent months, the sovereign has suffered from several medical problems, which have forced her to slow down her activities. The latest: Covid-19. So, according to Rebecca English, a royal expert of the Daily Mail, these facts have given rise to a reorganization of the anniversary of her 70 years of reign. “A year ago, she was expected to be in the spotlight, to attend all the events, but that is no longer the case,” said the gotha expert, before clarifying that she will attend “the big key events around the Jubilee (…) but certainly not all of them”.
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