By Richard Liddle
Today saw the state opening of Parliament with the Queen’s speech, bringing with it a flood of reactions from members of the public.
People flocked to Twitter to offer their witty insights into the day’s proceedings.
Many seemed to wish the Queen would do some ad-libbing…
— Dli O’Doir (@dli_odoir) October 14, 2019
Gutted that old Liz didn’t start her speech by “Right your horrible bunch of bastards” #QueensSpeech
— kieran ingleton (@IngletonKieran) October 14, 2019
While others were unimpressed by the agenda set out by the government:
— Marco Mout (@marcomout) October 14, 2019
In particular, Jeremy Corbyn’s reaction to PM Boris Johnson has been the subject of many a caption competition.
— Jono Read (@jonoread) October 14, 2019
— Becca Wright (@_beccawright) October 14, 2019
— Dave Ahlu (@dsahluw) October 14, 2019
One eagle-eyed viewer even spotted a surprise cameo from everyone’s favourite Weatherfield shopkeeper.
— James Rowe (@MrJamesRowe) October 14, 2019
The Queen also found time to endorse getting your 5 a Day:
— Abby (@AbbyDabbyDoes) October 14, 2019