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A Royal Night Out

Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Jack Reynor, Rupert Everett, Emily Watson, Roger Allam, Ruth Sheen, Jack Laskey, Jack Gordon
Winston Churchill | King George VI | amphetamine | Benzedrine | morphine
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Winston Churchill announces the end of the war. (0:01)

The Queen reads the schedule: "Half past ten, Archbishop of Canterbury and Mr. Churchill."
King George VI responds to Princess Margaret. (0:03)

Princess Margaret asks Princess Elizabeth, referring to the Queen, "Does she think I’m going to end up on the front page of the Daily Mirror In the arms of a drunken sailor or something?" (0:06)Soldier Jack Hodges tells Elizabeth, "Don't worry." (0:21)

King George VI addresses the country by radio. (0:26)

Jeffers tells bartender Andrew, "... a pair of bennies to make the night fly."
The bartender drops them into the drinks. (0:39)

Jack tells Elizabeth, referring to Soho, "Home of razor gangs and opium dens and murder Incorporated."
”Don't worry.” (0:44)

Margaret show signs of intoxication. (0:45)

Jack Describes a traumatic combat experience to Elizabeth. Referring to his wounded comrade in arms Charlie: “Morphine I gave him.” (1:00)

George tells the queen, "No need to panic, woman." (1:03)

Margaret tells Jack’s mother Joan, "I appeared to be tipsy." (1:15)

George tells Jack, "Presumably everyone was too drunk to take any notice." (1:25)