It’s that time of year when we make our way through the nostalgic Christmas films of our past, letting them wrap us up in a festive blanket of the past leaving us feeling all warm and cosy inside. Classics such as Home Alone, Love Actually, Elf, and Miracle on 34th Street are all roled out. One thing you maybe have discussed down the pub maybe, which is the Queens favourite Christmas film, or does the queen watch Christmas films?
The answer to the latter is yes. And, if you hadn’t spoken about the Queen’s favourite film down the Red Lion, you will after reading this article.
The Queens favourite festive flick is light years away from the classics, and we guarantee, if you had to guess, you wouldn’t get it. It was revealed from one f the lead actors himself that our Liz sits down to watch this film with the grandchildren every year.
According to a source, the 95-year old Queen’s favourite festive film is Flash Gordon.
Yep. Told you you wouldn’t get it.
Her Royal Highness sits down every year to watch the 1980’s sci-fi adventure film which stars Sam Jones and Brian Blessed is about football player Flash and his friends who travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting against Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
Star of the film Brian Blessed, a good ol’ Yorkshireman, starred in the film as Prince Vultan, and when speaking with Yahoo Movies divulged the information.
Speaking a few years ago in an interview with Yahoo Movies, Blessed revealed the Queens Favourite Christmas Filmsaid: “The Queen, it’s her favourite film, she watches it with her grandchildren every Christmas.”
He added, impersonating the Queen, saying: “You know, we watch Flash Gordon all the time, me and the grandchildren. And if you don’t mind, I’ve got the grandchildren here, would you mind saying ‘Gordon’s alive’?”