Television presenter Alan Titchmarsh mentioned “our identity, heart and soul is embodied by Her Majesty the Queen”.
The gardening guru and author advised presenters Phillip Schofield and Julie Etchingham: “This is a exceptional 12 months, 70 years for a exceptional girl whom I’ve met quite a bit and been shocked by as a result of she’s such ferociously good firm.
“She has huge quiet charisma like Nelson Mandela did, he had a sort of grace and the Queen’s the identical.
“It’s vital in our lives, notably this previous couple of years, that we now have particular. It’s usually underrated and it is poo-pooed by intellectuals, it issues. It is on the core of our very being.
“If we don’t know our own family history, we know hers and she in a way shares her lineage with us and her history is our history, and that matters to us. Whether we’re conscious of it or not.”
Titchmarsh added that there are some “very moving moments” on the finish of the ITV celebrations when the Queen’s personal ponies take to the stage.
Hollywood A-lister Tom Cruise has mentioned it’s “a real honour and privilege” to be part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Windsor.