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Britain celebrates Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Jun 2, 2022

Britain celebrates Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

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From the BBC World Service: Britain begins four days of celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 70th year on the throne. Hospitality industry bodies believe $2.5 billion will be spent over the jubilee weekend, but we hear why that might not be quite be the economic boost you'd expect. And just what is a royal warrant – and why do companies big and small want one?

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Royal warrants give public a ticket to celebrate Platinum Jubilee like the queen

Jun 2, 2022
There are only 800 companies who have one, and it takes some effort to get it.
Royal warrants, like the one seen here on chocolates from Charbonnel et Walker, serve as a kind of rare royal seal  of approval for certain products or companies.
Victoria Craig / BBC

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer/Director