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The Queen and Me

With the aid of vintage footage, Gloria Hunniford sets out to discover why the newly crowned Elizabeth II visited Northern Ireland in July 1953, where she went and who she met.

Sixty years ago in July 1953, a young Gloria Hunniford came face to face with the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II along a small country road outside Lisburn. In The Queen and Me, Gloria sets out to discover just why the Queen was here, where she went and who she met. Interweaving the memories of those who were there with remarkable vintage film, a story unfolds of a magical and intimate Royal visit to Northern Ireland unlike any other.

30 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Gloria Hunniford
Producer Jane Magowan
Executive Producer Ailsa Orr
Director Jane Magowan

Broadcasts

  • Sun 3 Jun 2012 12:00
  • Mon 4 Jun 2012 23:15
  • Tue 26 Jun 2012 10:15