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The Queen’s Coronavirus Broadcast: “We Will Meet Again”

Queen Elizabeth II delivered a broadcast on the coronavirus epidemic on April 5, 2020. The pandemic was still in its infancy but lockdowns and other restrictions had begun. The Queen echoed the words of Vera Lynn’s famous war-time song: “We will meet again.” Dame Very Lynn died just ten weeks after the broadcast, on June 18, 2020. She was 103. The video, audio and transcript of the broadcast appear below. Watch the Queen’s broadcast (4m): Listen to the Queen’s broadcast (4m): Transcript of Queen Elizabeth’s broadcast on the coronavirus outbreak. I am speaking to you at what I know is an increasingly challenging time. A time of disruption in the life of our country: a disruption that has brought grief to some, financial difficulties to many, and enormous changes to the daily lives of us all. I want to thank everyone on the NHS (National Health Service) front line, as…
Malcolm Farnsworth
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