| 19.4°C Belfast

Close

Premium


Malachi O'Doherty

World has changed dramatically... but not because of the Queen

Malachi O'Doherty


The monarch has merely been alive to witness historic events

Close

Reign: The Queen on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the end of the Platinum Jubilee Pageant. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA

Reign: The Queen on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the end of the Platinum Jubilee Pageant. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA

PA

Reign: The Queen on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the end of the Platinum Jubilee Pageant. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA

Much of Britain has decided that the last 70 years are to be remembered as the Second Elizabethan era.

The concert in her honour on Saturday outside Buckingham Palace connected her with the major cultural changes in Britain during her period in office. These ranged from the Beatles to bands so recent I can’t surely be expected at my age to know their names.


Top Videos



Privacy