Interesting fact about the Queen for David Nigel Braham# 31 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Clickfool
    • 20.04.07 | 19:57 (IDT)

    "Mr Clickfool,do not forget that the Royal Family brings in directly or indirectly hundreds of millions of pounds a year in tourism." The whole world thinks the Queen has a posh accent, don't they, David? Here's a little known fact - she has a broad Cockney accent, and when she's heard in public (State opening of Parliament, Christmas message etc) her voice is dubbed by actress Judi Dench. In the afternoon, when it's time for a cup of tea she shouts across to Prince Philip: "'ere, Phil, me old Cock Sparrer...fancy a cup o' Rosie Lee, then? Or are yer too Brahms and Liszt to get off of yer bleedin' throne?" I know this is true because it's in Andrew Morton's new book: "Elizabeth, the Cockney Queen: the unauthorised biography".

    from the article: Report: U.K.'s Prince Edward to make official trip to Israel
    First published 00:00 20.04.07 | Last updated 00:00 20.04.07
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