The Queen beamed as she watched the equestrian performances during Queen ITV’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration – however some eagle-eyed viewers believed she was unimpressed with the powerful speech by Dame Helen Mirren
The Queen left viewers with ITV’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration in a spectacular way with her reaction to Dame Helen Mirren’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth I.
Dame Helen was among a number of celebrities taking part in the first official Jubilee celebration event, Gallop Through the Ages, which saw more than 1,300 performers and 500 horses bring to the Royal Windsor Horse arena. Show.
Dame Helen, who won an Academy Award for her portrayal of the Queen in the film of the same name, took on the role of Queen Elizabeth I in one of the first performances of the evening.
However, throughout the clip, the camera pans to the guest of honor, who sits in the royal box, and many viewers consider her to be unimpressive.
Despite smiling brightly in other parts of the show, she kept a completely straight face during Dame Helen’s big moment.
Fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the funny moment.
One person wrote: “Dissatisfied: judging by the Queen’s expression after viewing Helen Mirren’s depiction of Elizabeth I.”
Another added: “She looks almost offended when she looks at Helen Mirren!”
A third commented: “Queen’s face after Helen Mirren bite” with four crying and laughing emojis.
One viewer said: “She really doesn’t seem like a fan of Helen Mirren”.
However, others were really impressed by Dame Helen’s performance and were delighted to see her portray the King.
One wrote: “Quite entertaining to watch Dame Helen Mirren perform Elizabeth I’s Tilbury stirring speech to Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.”
A huge horse lover and once a prolific jockey, Monarch looked delighted through the equestrian shows in the evenings.
She received a huge round of applause when she arrived at the Windsor event on Sunday night, driving into the God Save the Queen arena.
More than 1,300 performers and 500 horses were part of the evening’s entertainment, which included equestrian, military and musical performers from Norway, Oman, Azerbaijan, Canada, India, and France. , Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland.
Celebrities participating in the celebration include Dame Helen Mirren, Tom Cruise, Damian Lewis, Omid Djalili, Adjoa Andoh, Martin Clunes, Keala Settle, Alan Titchmarsh and Katherine Jenkins.