The Memorable Moment Award is a new category at the BAFTA Television Awards. It was created in 2017 to celebrate those moments in television that have captured the hearts of the nation. The winner for this category is voted by the public. This year, on 14 May, the “Paddington Meets The Queen” skit won the P&O Cruises Memorable Moment Award at the annual television awards show. The film has a duration of 2 and a half minutes and has received 15 million views on YouTube.
Paddington Bear having tea with Queen Elizabeth
The film managed to capture the attention and sympathy of the public with its heartwarming depiction of the Queen and Paddington Bear. The meeting takes place on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. So, Paddington Bear is invited to Buckingham Palace to have tea with Her Majesty. Paddington wishes the Queen a happy Jubilee, and after drinking all the tea, offers her a marmalade sandwich from under his hat. But the Queen surprises the bear. She also loves orange marmalade and has a ready-made sandwich with delicious marmalade in her handbag.
The Queen and Paddington Bear – two of Britain’s best-loved icons
The award winning by the “Paddington Meets The Queen” skit shows people’s love for the Queen and Paddington Bear. Perhaps a common character trait of both the Queen and the Paddington Bear is the permanent desire to help others.
The British writer Michael Bond created the character Paddington Bear. The writer published the book A Bear Named Paddington in 1958. This was the first volume in a series of books with Paddington as the hero.
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