It has been a closely guarded secret during all of her record-breaking reign. What exactly is the queen keeping in her handbag? Is it cash, mints, lipstick or the Racing Post?
Yesterday, the monarch finally revealed everything to her new confidant, Paddington Bear, over a cream tea at Windsor Castle. Her handbag is for storing marmalade sandwiches.
At the age of 96, the Queen showed that she has lost none of her humor, starring in a surprising television sketch featuring the fictional bear from the darkest Peru. The skit opened the Platinum Party at the Palace, a live concert at Buckingham Palace broadcast by the BBC.
It echoed the James Bond parody at the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, in which she and her corgis appeared with the