‘Go Granny!’ Princess yell at The Queen
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PRINCES William and Harry shouted “Go Granny!” at the Queen when she “jumped” out of a helicopter in the Olympic opening ceremony.
Her Majesty took on her first acting role in secret as she was joined by James Bond at Buckingham Palace.
London 2012 chairman Lord Coe the stunt at the £27m curtainraiser was kept secret even from the Prince of Wales, Prince Harry and Prince William, who sat astonished at the Olympic Stadium, Lord Coe revealed.
“None of them knew about the Queen’s involvement, so when the sequence began, with the corgis racing up what were obviously very familiar stairs, Prince Charles looked at me and laughed nervously.
“When the film cut to the shot of the royal back, he assumed it was the lady who does the impersonations.
“But the moment she turned around he began roaring with laughter. His sons were beside themselves, and as she started her ‘descent’ shouted out ‘Go Granny!’”