Home » Arts & Entertainment » Movies » “Flash Gordon” is Queen Elizabeth II’s favourite film, and she watches it with her grandchildren every Christmas. When actor Brian Blessed met the Queen, she asked him that if he doesn’t mind, because she had the grandchildren there, would he mind saying “Gordon’s alive”?

“Flash Gordon” is Queen Elizabeth II’s favourite film, and she watches it with her grandchildren every Christmas. When actor Brian Blessed met the Queen, she asked him that if he doesn’t mind, because she had the grandchildren there, would he mind saying “Gordon’s alive”?

Brian Blessed: Flash Gordon is the Queen’s favourite film

Brian Blessed has claimed that the Queen revealed to him that her favourite film is Flash Gordon, the 1980 sci-fi in which he stars as Prince Vultan.

Speaking about the film’s 40th anniversary to Edith Bowman on Yahoo Movies, the actor said that whenever he goes, people demand he recite his character’s catchphrase.

“Everywhere I go, they all want me to say ‘Gordon’s alive!’,” said Blessed. “The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker, horses and queens, and prime ministers, they all want me to say ‘Gordon’s alive!’, it’s their favourite film.”

He continued: “The Queen, it’s her favourite film, she watches it with her grandchildren every Christmas.”

The actor then assumed the Queen’s accent, quoting her as saying: “You know… Continue Reading (2 minute read)

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