WORLDbytes intrepid reporters hit the streets to investigate what the British public really think of the Royal wedding. Despite the hype and the millions expected to wedding watch from around the world, in the UK it’s clear, lots of people love a wedding, a celebration, a party or a day off but very few are planning to get the flags out and even fewer would call themselves ‘monarchists’. Cynicism is rife particularly about splashing the cash and the timing of the wedding and may only foster fatalism but is a disparaging attitude to unelected rulers unhealthy?
- Article by Frank Furedi, Hating Wills n’ Kate: the new conformism
- BBC article, Royal wedding: Cameron urges street party celebrations