#UK Strangers who hit it off in queue to pay respects to the Queen compared to Love Actually #UKnews
A budding romance between strangers who met in the queue to pay respects to the Queen could have begun in a second which has been compared to romcom Love Actually.
Royal mourners Jack and Zoe, who have ‘a great deal of issues in frequent’ hit it off in the 5 mile queue, which at present has a 13 hour wait time in accordance to the Government’s reside tracker, at 10:30pm final night time.
Zoe mentioned assembly Jack was a ‘blessing in disguise’ as they stored one another entertained with ‘crisps and chat’ – and they’re now planning to watch the Queen’s funeral collectively on Monday.
She mentioned that she was going to have ‘combined feelings’ throughout the historic and unhappy funeral on Monday and she or he wished to ‘share that second with another person’.
Twitter customers had been fast to cheer on their budding romance – as some prompt a religious successor to Richard Curtis’ beloved ensemble romcom Love Actually: ‘Queue Actually’.
Channel 4’s Minnie Stephenson, who interviewed the pair, tweeted: ‘Call me queue-pid,’ including a heart-on-fire emoji.
Royal mourners Jack (left) and Zoe (proper) hit it off in the queue to pay respects to the queen after assembly at 10:30pm final night time
Zoe mentioned assembly Jack was a ‘blessing in disguise’ as they stored one another entertained with ‘crisps and chat’ whereas ready in the 13 hour-long queue
The pair at the moment are planning to watch the Queen’s funeral collectively on Monday
Queue Actually: Twitter customers mentioned their story could possibly be become a religious successor to Richard Curtis’ hit ensemble romcom Love Actually – with a cameo from David Beckham
‘Call me queue-pid,’ mentioned Channel 4 News’ Minnie Stephenson, who interview Jack and Zoe
‘We met at 10:30pm final night time and we have been all through the entire factor ‘until now,’ Jack instructed Channel 4 News’ Minnie Stephenson this afternoon with a smile on his face.
‘We’ve really obtained a great deal of issues in frequent,’ he mentioned as Zoe checked out Jack with a smile and agreed: ‘Yeah’.
The Channel 4 New reporter requested the pair if they’d keep in contact after they’d paid their respects in Westminster Hall.
Zoe rapidly replied: ‘Yeah, 100 per cent.’
‘We’re going to the funeral collectively on Monday,’ Jack added.
‘It’s going to be combined feelings,’ Zoe mentioned. ‘And it’s one thing that’s a part of historical past so we would like to be there and share that second with another person.’
People queue to pay their respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II throughout the Lying-in State, exterior Westminster Hall in London right this moment
The 5 mile queue stretches from Westminster all the method to Southwark Park
Dr Vicky recommend Jack and Zoe ought to star in Love Actually: The Queue
Huge Norwood prompt the title: ‘Four Queues and a Funeral’
Jack added: ‘It’s going to be sombre, actually. Seeing the Queen go down via to Windsor – it’s going to be bizarre to see actually.’
When requested how the lengthy wait in the queue was, Zoe mentioned assembly Jack was a ‘blessing in disguise’.
‘I believed I used to be going to be exhausted however it’s simply gone so rapidly in the queue.’
She mentioned they stored one another going by ‘sharing tales, having laughs and banter.’
‘Good chat,’ they mentioned in unison, with Jack including that ‘crisps and chat’ have been essential in protecting them going.
Lots of Twitter customers got here up with the thought to a religious sequel to Love Actuall
But person Marty Perkins had a unique angle, as an alternative pitching the queue as a sentimental John Lewis Christmas advert
Twitter person Professor Ben Stanley prompt a brand new Richard Curtis Romcom known as the Queue, with an look from David Beckham, who queued the full eight hours regardless of being provided the likelihood to skip forward.
He wrote: ‘Richard Curtis romcom known as The Queue, again finish of 2023, cameo by David Beckham. Just warning you.’
Buerstmayr replied, suggesting the title: ‘Queue Actually’.
Another suggestion for a title by Hugh Norwood was: ‘Four Queues and a Funeral’.
Witty pun-writer Declan Cashin joked: ‘Hope they remembered the mourning after tablet.’
Dr Vicky Foster prompt virtually precisely the identical thought, including the Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, who didn’t enter Westminster Hall through the normal route, ought to be the villains of the piece.
She tweeted: ‘Love Actually: The Queue. Starring these two, David Beckham as the cameo hero and Holly and Phil as the baddies.’
‘Hope they remembered the mourning after tablet’
Comedian Dara Ó Briain had already tweeted an identical thought with the identify ‘Meet Queuete’ yesterday
Earlier right this moment, Simon Crook tweeted: ‘Hope all people realises Richard Curtis & Working Title are most likely brainstorming a Love, Actually-style ensemble comedy drama known as The Queue.’
However, in what will be thought of an odd case of life imitating artwork, some customers tweeted the thought earlier than Channel 4 printed their interview on-line.
Lynsey James and Amanda Jennings brainstormed an identical thought two days in the past on Thursday – which began as a four-part BBC drama starring Keeley Hawes – however then rapidly reworked right into a ‘Richard Curtis ensemble piece very like Love Actually the place the particular person tales all coalesce in the direction of the finish of the queue’.
Comedian Dara Ó Briain tweeted yesterday afternoon: ‘Pitch thought: “Meet Queuete” a couple of man and woman who fall in love in an 11 wait to see the queen. Netflix already very .
‘Things get rocky in Episode 6 when she goes for espresso and meets David Beckham.’
However, Twitter person Marty Perkins had a unique angle, as an alternative pitching the queue as a sentimental John Lewis Christmas advert.
He wrote: ‘John Lewis’s Ad Agency furiously rewriting the Christmas advert to be about 2 those that meet in #TheQueue and find yourself having Christmas collectively. To a sluggish piano model of 500 Miles by The Proclaimers.’