April is about to be an excellent month — such a lot in order that rightnow we’re struggling to contain ourselves at AskMen towers. The sun has finally comeout of hibernation; AskMen is gearing as much as launch our Top 29 Cities list; and there aretwo consecutive four-day public holiday weekends to seem forward to this month.Result! Oh yes, and of course, there’s also the small matter ofthe royal wedding, which occurs on the end of this month down at Westminister Abbey.And like some of the great british public we fully anticipate a thoroughly joyous,nationwide, right royal knees-up, come April 29. Not that we’re obsessedor anything. While your spouse could also be lapping up the coverage of Kate Middleton’slatest beauty secrets and your mother is looking for out the most efficient commemorative mugs money canbuy (£125 each for the limited edition, royal couple-endorsed one, in case sheasks), we realise that once a while, a person just needs a break from all of it. That is whywe’ve made the verdict to bring you short and sharp, weekly updates at the thingsthat a person should learn about the build-up to PrinceWilliam and Kate Middleton’s special day. So without further hesitation, here arefour things (and less) that we’ve learned concerning the royal wedding this week.
This Is One Show Simon Cowell Can’t Compete With
The XFactor auditions were scheduled to happen at London’s ExCel centre onApril 29, but now the Ego, himself, SimonCowell has put his hands up and conceded that even he’ll be unable compete with thebiggest event of the year. Thousands of warbling wannabees have been due todescend at the capital at the same day, but with numerous road closures and a reportedLondon Underground tube strike at the horizon, to coincide with the events at WestministerAbbey, it’s quickly become a safety headache and a logistical nightmare fororganisers. Ultimately, what could have swung big Si’s decision is that with allairspace as a result of be shut at the big day, neither he nor the opposite X Factor judges will beunable to fly into the venue. Looks as if you may be watching the coverage at the box likeeveryone else Mr. C.
You Cannot Help But Watch
Now, there’s every chance that the royal wedding could finally end up being the mostwatched event within the history of television, so naturally it’s possible you’ll expect a ratings war tokick off because the big guns of broadcasting vie in your attention. And you would be right.TV coverage of the royal wedding might be virtually unavoidable, and now with undera month to go, the massive-hitting stations have unveiled their line-ups for the big day.Sky’s coverage could be led by Sky News’, Mr Reliable himself, Eamonn Holmes, andhe’ll be joined by mouthy anchor Kay Burley. Meanwhile the BBC have gone for a moreeasy-on-the-eye line-up featuring among others, Fearne Cotton, the only Show’s AlexJones and Edith Bowman. Those after a more refined royal experience may want to tune intoITV to catch Julie Etchingham doing her thing alongside silver-haired screen veteran thatis Phillip Schofield.
Kate and Wills aren’t petrified of bad omens
Apparently Prince William and Kate Middleton just don’t believe in bad luck. For astart, the truth that his own parents’ marriage came to a spectacular and sordid enddidn’t appear to matter to 28-year-old William when he decided to pop the question toKate together with his late mother’s engagement ring. Now it seems that oncethe nuptials are over at the afternoon of April 29, the Prince and his bride will take thesame horse-drawn carriage to Buckingham Palace which also transported his parents (andlater on Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew), following their very own ceremony. Just tochallenge fate even further, the couple’s transport to the church for his or her ceremony willbe the £250k Rolls Royce which came under attack from student protesters whilstcarrying Prince Charles and woman Camilla, in December of last year. Next, the overall thing we’ve learned concerning the royal wedding this week… Continue Reading