The Queen & Paddington Bear Star in the Platinum Jubilee Short Film – Deadline

Britain’s monarch Queen Elizabeth II and Paddington Bear starred in a special short film celebrating the Queen Platinum Jubilee. You can watch the movie above.

A two-and-a-half minute sequence, Buckingham Palace kept it a secret for months, BBC studios and climax Movies /StudioCanalIt was shown tonight on the BBC as part of the jubilee celebrations. Ben Whishaw voices Paddington as he does in the movies.

The film – which is a very rare appearance of a King – sees Paddington delighted upon learning that the Queen shares his love for marmalade sandwiches, as the Queen opens her signature handbag to reveal her all-ready stock of Paddington bread and preserves the oranges inside. As the cuddly bear shows HM the Queen what he’s hiding under his hat, the Queen asserts “so do iBefore she opens her purse and hangs,keep me here. “

Paddington causes chaos by accidentally depriving the king of another cup of tea and sprinkling cream of chocolate eclairs on the palace legs.

The short film sees a Peruvian-born bear congratulating the Queen on her reign, with Paddington cheering: “Happy Jubilee, madam. Thank you. For everything. “Your Majesty replied simply.”That’s so cute. “

The sequence ended with The Queen and Paddington using a spoon to tap into the Queen’s rhythm we will Rock You Anthem over a cup of Chinese tea as the band themselves and The Corps of Drums of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines debuted the song on the main stage outside Buckingham Palace, the mall and the royal parks joining in unison in front of thousands of the Platinum Jubilee concert attendees.

Those in attendance at tonight’s party include Diana Ross, Sir Elton John, Quinn, Hans Zimmer, Alicia Keys, George Ezra, Sam Ryder, Craig David and Rod Stewart.

The Queen has been unable to attend many of the jubilee celebrations due to health reasons. The Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other family members led the royal presence.

Buckingham Palace commented on the short film today: “Her Majesty is known for her sense of humor, so it’s no wonder she decided to take part in tonight’s drawing. There was interest in the filming and animation process and the opportunity to invite a famous bear for tea was very interesting. Although the Queen may not attend The party is in person, however she was very keen that people understood how much it meant to her and that everyone watching had a good time.”

Mark Sedaway, Executive Producer of BBC’s Platinum Concert at the Palace at BBC Studios Productions, said: ‘We were thrilled and honored to learn that Her Majesty had agreed to work with this touching and exhilarating idea the team had come up with – although it was a bit nerve-wracking. ensuring it all blends seamlessly with live performance from Queen + Adam Lambert.”

Rosie Allison, Heidi Films noted: “Filming Her Majesty’s Tea Party with Paddington Bear was an emotional day for the entire crew. We were all in awe of the Queen’s wit, warmth and radiant aura as she patiently handled a clumsy but well-meaning polite bear. Of course, he shone, and put Paddington (and all of us) at ease. Capturing this beautiful encounter was an absolute pleasure and a unique privilege for the entire team. In Paddington’s words, “Happy Jubilee madam. Thank you. For everything’.”

Anna Marsh, CEO of Studiocanal added: “It is a great honor and a true privilege for all of us at Studiocanal and the copyright to be able to create this special moment. A fitting tribute to Her Majesty the Queen as the UK celebrates this weekend’s Platinum Jubilee. Photo with Her Majesty and Paddington’s Bear in the Palace is a memory we all cherish; Her Majesty’s warmth and generosity were pleasing to behold. And he had better thank Her Majesty of Paddington, with a pot of tea, and a marmalade sandwich, and with a touch of mess. Aunt Lucy would be proud.”

Studiocanal is in development on a third Paddington Film, and production is expected to begin later this year.