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Richard Osman says Queen was 'very competitive' when she played and won game of Pointless

Richard Osman says Queen was 'very competitive' when she played and won game of Pointless

The television presenter had dubbed the late monarch 'very competitive' after she won a game of Pointless

Following the recent death of Queen Elizabeth last Thursday (8 September), many fans and celebrities have since come forward to share their memories of the late monarch.

One of which includes English television presenter Richard Osman, whose Pointless co-host Alexander Armstrong had first-hand experience of the Queen's game-face. Watch below:

Osman, 51, co-hosted the popular quiz show Pointless for 13 years. During that time, he and Armstrong met some pretty famous people - including Her Majesty The Queen.

Speaking to ITV's Lorraine Kelly, Osman explained how Armstrong was invited to host a game of Pointless at the Sandringham branch of the Women’s Institute in Norfolk.

Osman revealed the Queen was 'very competitive' during Pointless.

"He was invited up to see the Queen – I note I wasn’t invited!" Osman joked to Kelly.

He went on: "He went up to Sandringham WI and he played – there were two teams, the Queen was captain of one of the teams against a local woman from the village."

Discussing the final score, Osman recalled: "The Queen’s team won.

"[Alexander] said she was very, very forthright in her opinions as to what answers they should give and, at the end, he presented her with a Pointless trophy."

Kelly responded: "Oh, I love that. Isn't that the best?"

The Queen won a game of Pointless.
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"She’s apparently very competitive and very funny," the host concluded.

Osman ended the interview admitting his envy that his co-host was invited to the game and not him.

"I was fuming that I hadn't been invited," Osman joked.

In an interview with Jonathan Ross, host Armstrong also opened up about the event.

He said: "We did a best of five and she stormed it," before commending her on her victory: "She had her eyes on the prize."

The two television show hosts weren't the only ones to share their tribute to the Queen following her passing.

May also shared a memory attesting to the Queen's sense of humour.
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Last week, Theresa May, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party, recounted a particular anecdote to the House of Commons.

Giving details about a picnic the two shared at the Balmoral Estate, May began setting the scene.

“I picked up some cheese, put it on a plate and was transferring it to a table. The cheese then fell on the floor,” she said.

“I picked up the cheese, put it on the plate and put it on the table,” she added, “and I turned round to see my every move had been watched very carefully by Her Majesty The Queen.

“I looked at her, she looked at me and she just smiled," the former PM recalled.

“And the cheese,” May concluded, “remained on the table.”

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral is set to take place at Westminster Abbey on September 19 at 11.00am.

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Topics: The Queen, TV and Film