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AFP: God Save "The Queen": Mirren film opens to rave reviews

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 18, 2006 at 9:32AM

One will surely not be amused -- "The Queen," a film about the monarchy's reaction to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales which features intimate snapshots of royal life, is released in Britain this weekend. The movie shows Prince Philip in bed with Queen Elizabeth II calling her "cabbage," Prime Minister Tony Blair labelling Prince Charles a "creep" and the late Queen Mother describing Blair as the "Cheshire Cat" because of his grin. Katherine Haddon reports.
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One will surely not be amused -- "The Queen," a film about the monarchy's reaction to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales which features intimate snapshots of royal life, is released in Britain this weekend. The movie shows Prince Philip in bed with Queen Elizabeth II calling her "cabbage," Prime Minister Tony Blair labelling Prince Charles a "creep" and the late Queen Mother describing Blair as the "Cheshire Cat" because of his grin. Katherine Haddon reports.





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