The Platinum Queen
Over 75 Speeches Given by Britain's Longest-Reigning MonarchJennie Bond
5 May 2022
Published by Allen & Unwin
For the first time, all 70 of the Queen’s Christmas speeches are published together in full, along with six additional feature speeches made at significant points in her life.
Organised by decade, each chapter opens with a narrative essay on the key events that follow, providing an important contextual backdrop to the speeches. From times of national and global turmoil – including wars, terror attacks and health crises – to times of joy – such as the new millennium and Olympics – The Platinum Queen is a testament to Elizabeth’s unwavering resolve, faith and dedication to her role.