Queen Elizabeth II: a royal life in pictures

  • 1927: Princess Elizabeth, one. She was third in line to the throne behind her father, the Duke of York, and Edward, Prince of Wales 1927: Princess Elizabeth, one. She was third in line to the throne behind her father, the Duke of York, and Edward, Prince of Wales
  • 1930: the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) with their daughter Princess Elizabeth 1930: The Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) with their daughter Princess Elizabeth
  • 1933: Princess Margaret, two, with her sister Elizabeth, seven 1933: Princess Margaret, two, with her sister Elizabeth, seven
  • 1936: Elizabeth was fond of her parents' corgis from a young age.

    She received her first corgi, Susan, as an 18th birthday present and has owned more than 30 since she became Queen

    1936: Elizabeth hugging a corgi dog
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  • 1937: King George VI ascended the throne after his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated so he could marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson. With his coronation, Princess Elizabeth became heiress presumptive 1937: King George VI ascended the throne after his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated so he could marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson. With his coronation, Princess Elizabeth became heiress presumptive
  • 1943: Princess Elizabeth, right, and Princess Margaret in Guides uniforms, practise bandaging skills.

    They belong to the 1st Buckingham Palace Company of Guides, which they joined in 1937. Elizabeth wears the badge of the swallow patrol and two white stripes, which indicate she is patrol leader

    1943: Princess Elizabeth, right, and Princess Margaret in Guides uniforms, practise bandaging skills. They belong to the 1st Buckingham Palace Company of Guides, which they joined in 1937./ppElizabeth wears the badge of the swallow patrol and two white stripes, which indicate she is patrol leader
  • 1945: Princess Elizabeth changes a wheel on a truck as she trains as an ATS (auxiliary territorial service) officer, driving and maintaining vehicles as part of the war effort 1945: Princess Elizabeth changes a wheel on a truck as she trains as an ATS (auxiliary territorial service) officer, driving and maintaining vehicles as part of the war effort
  • 1947: Princess Elizabeth marries her third cousin Lt Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey. He becomes the Duke of Edinburgh. They spent their wedding night in Hampshire before honeymooning in Birkhall on the Balmoral estate 1947: official portrait of Princess Elizabeth And Prince Philip after their wedding ceremony
  • 1951: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh with their children Prince Charles and Princess Anne 1951: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh with their children Prince Charles and Princess Anne
  • 1951: Princess Elizabeth dances with the Duke of Edinburgh at a square dance held in their honour in Ottawa, during their Canadian tour 1951: Princess Elizabeth dances with the Duke of Edinburgh at a square dance held in their honour in Ottawa, during their Canadian tour
  • 1952: Elizabeth at Balmoral Castle with one of her corgis 1952: Elizabeth at Balmoral Castle with one of her corgis
  • 1953: Elizabeth, 27, and Philip had been on tour in Kenya when word arrived of her father's death.

    She kept her name as she succeeded to the throne, becoming Queen Elizabeth II. Her coronation ceremony on 2 June 1953 was the first to be televised

    1953: Queen Elizabeth II in coronation robes
  • 1953: the royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace after Elizabeth's coronation at Westminster Abbey. Her gown was embroidered with the floral emblems of the Commonwealth countries 1953: the royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace after Elizabeth's coronation at Westminster Abbey./ppHer gown was embroidered with the floral emblems of the Commonwealth countries
  • 1954: Queen Elizabeth II inspecting a line of troops during her six-month world tour of the Commonwealth, where she visited 13 countries by land, sea and air 1954: Queen Elizabeth II inspecting a line of troops during her six-month world tour of the Commonwealth, where she visited 13 countries by land, sea and air
  • 1957: Queen Elizabeth II driving her children Prince Charles and Princess Anne at Windsor, watched by a group of onlookers 1957: Queen Elizabeth II driving her children Prince Charles and Princess Anne at Windsor, watched by a group of onlookers
  • 1960: the royal family after the birth of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, in 1960, Princess Anne (left) and Charles, Prince of Wales. Balmoral Castle has been a refuge for the royals since Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, purchased it in 1846. The 7,000 hectare wooded estate was redeveloped in the 1850s.

    The building was designed by the architect William Smith with suggestions from Albert, who decided the interior decoration should represent a Highland shooting box with walls decorated with trophies and weapons

    1960: The royal family after the birth of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, in 1960, Princess Anne (left) and Charles, Prince of Wales. Balmoral Castle has been a refuge for the royals since Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, purchased it in 1846. The 7,000 hectare wooded estate was redeveloped in the 1850s./ppThe building was designed by architect William Smith with suggestions from Albert himself, who decided the interior decoration should represent a Highland shooting box with walls decorated with trophies and weapons.
  • 1961: Elizabeth receives a bouquet from a young girl, watched by the Duke of Edinburgh and others, during the royal tour of Sierra Leone 1961: Elizabeth receives a bouquet from a young girl, watched by the Duke of Edinburgh and others, during the royal tour of Sierra Leone
  • 1962: Princess Margaret holds an umbrella, with Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Charles in a haycart watching the cross country course at Badminton 1962: Princess Margaret holds an umbrella, with Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Charles in a haycart watching the cross country course at Badminton
  • 1964: Prince Edward, the fourth child of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, grips the finger of his brother, Prince Andrew, four, in the music room of Buckingham Palace 1964: Prince Edward, the fourth child of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, grips the finger of his brother, Prince Andrew, four, in the music room of Buckingham Palace
  • 1965: Queen Elizabeth II plays with Princes Edward and Andrew at Windsor Castle 1965: Queen Elizabeth II plays with Princes Edward and Andrew at Windsor Castle
  • 1968: Princess Anne and Queen Elizabeth II giving young Prince Edward a swing in the grounds of Frogmore 1968: Princess Anne and Queen Elizabeth II giving young Prince Edward a swing in the grounds of Frogmore
  • 1966: the England captain Bobby Moore holds the Jules Rimet trophy, collected from the Queen, after leading his team to a 4-2 victory over West Germany in a historic World Cup final that went to extra time at Wembley stadium in London 1966: the England captain Bobby Moore holds the Jules Rimet trophy, collected from the Queen, after leading his team to a 4-2 victory over West Germany in a historic World Cup final that went to extra time at Wembley stadium in London
  • Queen Elizabeth II holding the Earl of Wessex as a baby with (left to right) the Duke of York, the Princess Royal, the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh Queen Elizabeth II holding the Earl of Wessex as a baby with (left to right) the Duke of York, the Princess Royal, the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh
  • 1968: the royal family at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor 1968: the royal family at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor
  • 1969: Richard Cawston's BBC documentary Royal Family followed the royals over one year and was broadcast on 21 June 1969. Providing unprecedented access to the family's daily life, the documentary attempted to portray a more modern image of the monarchy and revive the public's interest in the institution. The Queen later had the documentary banned 1969: Richard Cawston's BBC documentary Royal Family followed the royals over a year and was broadcast on 21 June 1969./ppProviding unprecedented access to the family's daily life, the documentary attempted to portray a more modern image of the monarchy and revive the public's interest in the institution. The Queen later had the documentary banned
  • 1969: the royal family at Windsor 1969: the royal family at Windsor
  • 1969: thousands sat glued to their television screens as a documentary lifted the lid on the royal family for the first time. Viewers around the world were enthralled by Royal Family, which took a behind-the-scenes look at the Windsors 1969: thousands sat glued to their television screens as a documentary lifted the lid on the royal family for the first time./ppViewers around the world were enthralled by Royal Family, which took a behind-the-scenes look at the Windsors
  • 1969: Queen Elizabeth II gives her Christmas message at Buckingham Palace 1969: Queen Elizabeth II gives her Christmas message at Buckingham Palace
  • 1970: Queen Elizabeth II is seen in a cloak of kiwi feathers as she visits the Maori community in Gisborne, New Zealand 1970: Queen Elizabeth II is seen in a cloak of kiwi feathers as she visits the Maori community in Gisborne, New Zealand
  • 1971: the Queen on horseback looks towards Balmoral Castle, Scotland, during the royal family's summer holiday 1971: the Queen on horseback looks towards Balmoral Castle, Scotland, during the royal family's summer holiday
  • 1972: the royal family at Buckingham Palace in London 1972: the royal family at Buckingham Palace in London
  • 1972: Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Balmoral with their children Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward 1972: Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Balmoral with their children Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward
  • 1973: the royal family wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the wedding of Princess Anne and Capt Mark Phillips. 1973: the royal family wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the wedding of Princess Anne and Capt Mark Phillips.
  • 1975: the Queen confers with the Queen Mother at Ascot racecourse during the King George VI Gold Cup 1975: the Queen confers with the Queen Mother at Ascot racecourse during the King George VI Gold Cup
  • 1977: Queen Elizabeth II poses for a silver jubilee portrait in the throne room of Buckingham Palace. More than a million people line the streets of London in celebration, and a chain of beacons is lit across the country 1977: Queen Elizabeth II poses for a silver jubilee portrait in the throne room of Buckingham Palace. More than a million people line the streets of London in celebration, and a chain of beacons is lit across the country
  • 1979: the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, and their family, enjoy a stroll with their corgis in the grounds of Balmoral 1979: the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, and their family, enjoy a stroll with their corgis in the grounds of Balmoral
  • 1979: Elizabeth and Philip on safari during their state visit to Zambia 1979: Elizabeth and Philip on safari during their state visit to Zambia
  • 1979: the royal family at Balmoral 1979: the royal family at Balmoral
  • 1981: Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, wave on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day 1981: Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, wave on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day
  • 1983: Ronald Reagan laughs at a joke told by a straight-faced Queen Elizabeth II, who commented on the poor California weather she has experienced since her arrival in the US, during a state dinner held at the De Young Museum in San Francisco 1983: Ronald Reagan laughs at a joke told by a straight-faced Queen Elizabeth II, who commented on the poor California weather she has experienced since her arrival in the US, during a state dinner held at the De Young Museum in San Francisco
  • 1985: the Queen at 10 Downing Street to celebrate 250 years of it being the official residence of the British prime minister, with former and current leaders (l to r) James Callaghan, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Margaret Thatcher, Harold Macmillan, Harold Wilson and Ted Heath 1985: the Queen at 10 Downing Street to celebrate 250 years of it being the official residence of the British prime minister, with former and current leaders (l to r) James Callaghan, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Margaret Thatcher, Harold Macmillan, Harold Wilson and Ted Heath
  • 1989: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew and Sarah, the Duchess of York, with Princess Beatrice, on the royal yacht Britannia during the traditional Western Isles cruise 1989: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew and Sarah, the Duchess of York, with Princess Beatrice, on the royal yacht Britannia during the traditional Western Isles cruise
  • 1992: the Queen and a firefighter inspect the damage after a fire at Windsor Castle, damaging more than 100 rooms. 1992: the Queen and a firefighter inspect the damage after a fire at Windsor Castle, damaging more than 100 rooms.
  • 1994: the French president Francois Mitterand and the Queen prepare to cut the ribbon at the new terminal for the Channel tunnel at Coquelles, France. 1994: the French president Francois Mitterand and the Queen prepare to cut the ribbon at the new terminal for the Channel tunnel at Coquelles, France.
  • 1995: Queen Elizabeth II and Nelson Mandela in South Africa 1995: Queen Elizabeth II and Nelson Mandela in South Africa
  • 1997: Elizabeth and Philip view floral tributes left outside Buckingham Palace to Diana, Princess of Wales, who was killed in a car crash in Paris.

    The Queen, who was in Balmoral at the time, had faced heavy public criticism for her initial silence after Diana's death. She returned to London on the eve of the funeral to meet mourners and gave a televised address to the nation in tribute to Diana

    1997: Elizabeth and Philip view floral tributes to Diana, Princess of Wales, outside Buckingham Palace
  • 2000: Elizabeth is welcomed by hundreds of schoolchildren at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London. The Queen reopened England's oldest public art gallery after it was refurbished 2000: Elizabeth is welcomed by hundreds of schoolchildren at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London
  • 2002: the royal family attend the Queen Mother's funeral at Westminster Abbey.

    She died aged 101 and only seven weeks after the death of her younger daughter, the Queen's sister, Princess Margaret

    2002: the royal family attend the Queen Mother's funeral at Westminster Abbey
  • 2002: Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip, waves as she rides in the gold state coach from Buckingham Palace to St Paul's Cathedral for a service of thanksgiving to celebrate her golden jubilee 2002: Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip, waves as she rides in the gold state coach from Buckingham Palace to St Paul's Cathedral for a service of thanksgiving to celebrate her golden jubilee
  • 2005: Prince Charles speaks to the Queen as he holds the arm of his bride, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, as they leave St George's Chapel in Windsor, England after the church blessing of their civil wedding ceremony 2005: Prince Charles speaks to the Queen as he holds the arm of his bride, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, as they leave St George's Chapel in Windsor, England after the church blessing of their civil wedding ceremony.
  • 2006: Queen Elizabeth II, photographed for the Observer by Jane Bown on the occasion of the monarch's 80th birthday 2006: Queen Elizabeth II, as photographed for the Observer by Jane Bown on the occasion of the monarch's 80th birthday
  • 2006: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the royal family leave St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, after a special service of thanksgiving to mark the Queen's 80th birthday 2006: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the Royal Family depart St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, following a special service of thanksgiving marking the Queen's 80th birthday
  • 2007: Elizabeth arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London for the state opening ceremony. She has surpassed Queen Victoria to become the UK's oldest reigning monarch 2007: Elizabeth arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London for the state opening ceremony. She has surpassed Queen Victoria to become the UK's oldest reigning monarch
  • 2007: Elizabeth and Philip at Broadlands in Hampshire before their diamond wedding anniversary 2007: Elizabeth and Philip at Broadlands in Hampshire before their diamond wedding anniversary
  • 2009: Charles kisses the hand of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, during a visit to the Chelsea flower show in London 2009: Charles kisses the hand of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, during a visit to the Chelsea flower show in London
  • 2009: Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Lady Gaga after the Royal Variety Performance in Blackpool 2009: Elizabeth shakes hands with Lady Gaga after the Royal Variety Performance in Blackpool
  • 2011: Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for an official photograph with their families on the day of their wedding, in the throne room at Buckingham Palace 2011: Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for an official photograph with their families on the day of their wedding, in the throne room at Buckingham Palace
  • 2012: Queen Elizabeth II, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, take part in the Thames River Pageant, as part of the diamond jubilee celebrations.

    As well as 60 years on the throne, it marks the 60th anniversary of the death of her father, George VI

    2012: Queen Elizabeth II, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, take part in the Thames River Pageant, as part of the diamond jubilee celebrations. As well as 60 years on the throne, it marks the 60th anniversary of the death of her father, George VI
  • 2013: Queen Elizabeth II attends a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation, at Westminster Abbey 2013: Elizabeth attends a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation, at Westminster Abbey
  • 2013: Queen Elizabeth II congratulates her horse, Estimate, after it won the 15.45 Gold Cup race 2013: Queen Elizabeth II congratulates her horse, Estimate, after it won the 15.45 Gold Cup race
  • 2015: the Queen attends Princess Charlotte's christening. Charlotte is the second child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and fourth in line to the throne 2015: The Queen attends Princess Charlotte's christening
  • 2015: Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she arrives at Tweedbank station in Scotland, on the day she became the longest reigning monarch in British history overtaking her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria 2015: Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she arrives at Tweedbank station in Scotland, on the day she became the longest reigning monarch in British history overtaking her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria's record
  • 2016: the Duchess of Cornwall, the Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the annual evening reception for members of the diplomatic corps at Buckingham Palace, London 2016: the Duchess of Cornwall, the Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the annual evening reception for members of the diplomatic corps at Buckingham Palace, London
  • 2015: Prince George, the eldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, stands on foam blocks in the white drawing room at Buckingham Palace during a Royal Mail photoshoot for a stamp sheet to mark the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

    The sheet features four generations of the royal family, from left, the Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince George and the Duke of Cambridge

    2015: Prince George stands on foam blocks in the white drawing room at Buckingham Palace during a Royal Mail photoshoot for a stamp sheet to mark the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II
  • 2015: Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by her grandson Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex 2015: Queen Elizabeth II being greeted by her grandson Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex
  • 2015: the royal family after the christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge at the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk 2015: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and and Queen Elizabeth II pose in front of (L-R) Michael Middleton, Pippa Middleton, James Middleton, Carole Middleton, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke of Edinburgh pose for a family photo after the christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge at the Sandringham Estate
  • 2016: Queen Elizabeth II is joined by members of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the trooping the colour ceremony, to mark her 90th birthday 2016: Queen Elizabeth II is joined by members of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the trooping the colour ceremony, to mark her 90th birthday
  • 2017: Prince Philip watches as Queen Elizabeth II feeds an elephant named Donna after opening the new centre for elephant care at ZSL Whipsnade zoo 2017: Prince Philip watches as Queen Elizabeth II feeds an elephant named Donna after opening the new centre for elephant care at ZSL Whipsnade zoo
  • 2017: Elizabeth sits at a desk in the 1844 room after recording her Christmas Day broadcast in Buckingham Palace 2017: Elizabeth sits at a desk in the 1844 room after recording her Christmas Day broadcast in Buckingham Palace
  • 2017: the royal family watch a fly past as they appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after attending the annual trooping the colour ceremony 2017: from left, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Princess Eugenie, Queen Elizabeth II, background Timothy Laurence, Princess Beatrice, Prince Philip, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince William watch a fly past as they appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after attending the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony
  • 2018: Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, open the new Mersey Gateway bridge. Meghan and Prince Harry, who married at Windsor in May 2018, announced they were stepping back from royal duties in January 2020 and started a new life in North America 2018: Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex open the new Mersey Gateway bridge
  • 2019: Queen Elizabeth II and Donald Trump arrive in front of guests through the east gallery before the state banquet at Buckingham Palace. The US president's state visit was controversial, with thousands protesting in London against Trump and opposition leaders declining to attend the banquet 2019: Queen Elizabeth II and Donald Trump arrive in front of guests through the east gallery before the state banquet at Buckingham Palace
  • 2019: Prince William, Prince George, the Queen and Prince Charles prepare special Christmas puddings in the music room at Buckingham Palace in December, 2019.

    The Royal British Legion has given 99 Christmas puddings mixed by four generations of the royal family to members of the armed forces community across the UK and overseas as part of its Together at Christmas initiative

    2019: Prince William, Prince George, the Queen and Prince Charles prepare special Christmas puddings in the music room at Buckingham Palace in December, 2019. The Royal British Legion has given 99 Christmas puddings mixed by four generations of the royal family to members of the armed forces community across the UK and overseas as part of its Together at Christmas initiative
  • 2020: Queen Elizabeth II, using the sword that belonged to her father, King George VI, confers the honour of knighthood on Captain Sir Thomas Moore before presenting him with the insignia of knight bachelor during an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle. The WW2 veteran had inspired the nation by walking up and down his garden 100 times before his 100th birthday, raising over GBP32m for the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic 2020: Queen Elizabeth II, using the sword that belonged to her father, King George VI, confers the honour of knighthood on Captain Sir Thomas Moore before presenting him with the insignia of knight bachelor during an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle
  • 2021: Elizabeth takes her seat for the funeral service of Prince Philip, who died aged 99, at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.

    Measures were taken to bring the service in line with Covid regulations, so the Queen was seated alone in her household bubble.

    She described Philip's death as having left "a huge void" in her life after nearly 74 years of marriage

    2021: Elizabeth takes her seat for the funeral service of Prince Philip, at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle
  • 2021: Queen Elizabeth II holds a virtual audience from Windsor Castle via video link with the ambassador from the Swiss Confederation, Markus Leitner, and his wife, Nicole Leitner 2021: Queen Elizabeth II holds a virtual audience from Windsor Castle via video link with the ambassador from the Swiss Confederation, Markus Leitner, and his wife, Nicole Leitner
  • 2022: Queen Elizabeth II looking at Queen Victoria's autograph fan, alongside a display of memorabilia from previous jubilees, in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle, in January, ahead of the platinum jubilee 2022: Queen Elizabeth II looking at Queen Victoria's Autograph fan, alongside a display of memorabilia from her Golden and Platinum Jubilees, in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle, in January ahead of the Platinum Jubilee
  • 2022: Queen Elizabeth II, stands with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince Charles, Prince of Wales; Prince Louis, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge; Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, to watch a flypast from Buckingham Palace balcony following the trooping the colour, as part of platinum jubilee celebrations, in London on 2 June 2022: Queen Elizabeth II, stands with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Britain's Prince Louis of Cambridge, Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Britain's Prince George of Cambridge and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, stand to watch a special flypast from Buckingham Palace balcony following the Queen's Birthday Parade, the Trooping the Colour, as part of Queen Elizabeth II's platinum jubilee celebrations, in London on June 2
  • 2022: Queen Elizabeth II and Paddington Bear having cream tea at Buckingham Palace, taken from a film that was shown at the BBC Platinum Party at the Palace on 4 June 2022: Queen Elizabeth II and Paddington Bear having cream tea at Buckingham Palace, taken from a film that was shown at the BBC Platinum Party at the Palace on June 4
  • 2022: Queen Elizabeth II waits in the drawing room before receiving Liz Truss for an audience at Balmoral, in Scotland where Truss was invited to become prime minister and form a new government 2022: Queen Elizabeth II waits in the Drawing Room before receiving Liz Truss for an audience at Balmoral, in Scotland where Truss was invited to become Prime Minister and form a new government