BBC praised for displaying Paddington 2 after Queen’s emotional funeral

BBC praised for displaying Paddington 2 after Queen’s emotional funeral


iewers have praised the BBC for giving a “becoming tribute” to the Queen by airing Paddington 2 after the state funeral.

The monarch was buried on the King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Citadel alongside her late husband Prince Philip on Monday night following a committal service.

She turned related to Paddington Bear after the pair appeared collectively on a sketch aired throughout her Platinum Jubilee celebrations earlier this yr.

The sketch noticed the Peruvian bear go to Buckingham Palace for afternoon tea, the place the Queen exhibits him a marmalade sandwich from her purse.

After the top of the televised committal service on Monday night, BBC One aired Paddington 2 in a candy tribute to the monarch.

Viewers praised the broadcaster’s selection, with one writing: “A becoming finish to the day from the BBC displaying Paddington 2, nonetheless top-of-the-line films we have produced within the final decade.”

One other wrote: “Paddington 2 is on BBC One and it is warming my coronary heart.”

Mourners additionally left Paddington Bears, flowers and marmalade sandwiches outdoors Buckingham Palace following information of the Queen’s demise final Thursday.

A whole bunch of hundreds of individuals packed pavements throughout the capital because the UK stated “thanks” and “goodbye” to its Queen at a state funeral at Westminster Abbey.

A whole bunch of heads of state from throughout the globe have been in attendance, together with US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron and Japan’s Emperor Naruhito.

Throughout his sermon, the Archbishop of Canterbury informed the congregation the outpouring of emotion for the Queen “arises from her plentiful life and loving service, now gone from us”.

He informed mourners: “Individuals of loving service are uncommon in any stroll of life. Leaders of loving service are nonetheless rarer.”

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