How to watch Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on TV

London CNN — Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will take place in London on Monday, in an occasion that will mark the world’s farewell to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. The Queen died on September 8 aged 96 at her Scottish estate of Balmoral. King Charles III gave the order for a UK-wide public holiday on September … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral marks the end of the television dominance that began with her coronation

CNN Business — The BBC regards the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 as “the event which did more than any other to make television a mainstream medium”. So it’s fitting that her funeral on Monday marks the end of the television dominance that began when she ascended the throne. At the time, the … Read more

Is “The Crown” based on real events? The true stories of the queen

Commoners around the world may never have gotten to know the real Queen Elizabeth II during her 70-year reign before her death on Thursday. But the Emmy-winning Netflix hit “The Crown” gave us a glimpse of the monarch who’s been portrayed on the show by Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and now Imelda Staunton. Still, the … Read more

Santiago Cúneo drinks champagne live to toast Queen’s death

An Argentinian TV host uncorked a bottle of champagne and toasted Queen Elizabeth II’s death live on Thursday – happily declaring that ‘the old b–ch is dead’. Buenos Aires-based politician and journalist Santiago Cúneo was hosting a television show when Buckingham Palace announced the death of the 96-year-old monarch. In a clip from his show … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II: an inscrutable monarch, endlessly scrutinized on stage and on screen

She was the most opaque of celebrities, a silent movie star who somehow thrived in a TikTok world. If no one except her closest friends and family knew what Queen Elizabeth II really looked like, that’s exactly what she wanted. Her royal reserve, her impassive expressions, her resistance to personal revelation – all this made … Read more