Morrisons’ lunch for the Queen

Morrisons has released a spoof video of 'the Queen' as it prepares to launch its own value version of the Patron’s Lunch ahead of her official 90th birthday. 

The film clip, which shows a royal impersonator shopping in a Ma’am-orrisons store and scanning her shopping to the soundtrack of God Save the Queen, forms part of the retailer’s celebratory activities, which include a special £1.25 lunch menu, comprising a sandwich, freshly made scone and unlimited tea, to be served in its cafés on 11 and 12 June.

Royal-themed baked goods, including an Elizabeth Sponge (rsp: £3) - a ten inch triple layer cake containing fresh cream and raspberry jam and a Clarence the Corgi Cake (rsp: £5) – a hand rolled chocolate sponge topped with sugar decorations, milk chocolate and caramel flavour curls, are also being sold. 

“Millions of people are on a budget, but want to take part in this special occasion, so we’ll be doing our bit to bring people together in our cafés and celebrate the 90th birthday of our longest-serving monarch,” Morrisons spokesman Andy Atkinson said.

The Queen turned 90 on 21 April, but her official birthday falls on 11 June.

Last month, Tesco launched a ‘collector’s piece’ commemorative tin of buttery shortbread petticoat tails at a cost of £4.

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