When Queen Elizabeth II dies, the BBC will cancel all comedy programming for 12 days

The death of Queen Elizabeth will be one of the most disruptive events in Britain in the past 70 years

Two angles facing left, which often indicate, “return to the beginning.” Two angles facing right, which often indicate, “advance to the end.”

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Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of this Realm and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, is not going to live forever.

Since ascending to the throne in 1952, the monarch has seen 13 prime ministers serve Britain and lived through another 13 US presidents. She’s now 92. At some point — not for many years yet, we hope — Queen Elizabeth II’s reign will come to an end.

But what happens then?

For at least 12 days — between her passing, the funeral and beyond — Britain will gr…
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