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THE Queen jokingly revealed what's inside her iconic handbag as she had tea with Paddington Bear in a sweet clip Jubilee short film.

Her Majesty, 96, surprised viewers with the warm and hilarious cream tea at Buckingham Palace in honour of her 70 years of service.

The Queen celebrated her Platinum Jubilee by having tea with Paddington Bear
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The Queen celebrated her Platinum Jubilee by having tea with Paddington Bear
Paddington showed the Queen he was hiding his marmalade sandwiches under his hat
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Paddington showed the Queen he was hiding his marmalade sandwiches under his hat
And a beaming Queen showed the beloved bear she had her own hiding spot for his favourite treat in her iconic handbag
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And a beaming Queen showed the beloved bear she had her own hiding spot for his favourite treat in her iconic handbag

Tens of thousands of people watched outside the Royal household on big screens while millions tuned in live across the UK and worldwide.

British favourite Paddington told the Queen that he hoped she was "having a lovely Jubilee" before Her Majesty offered him some tea.

And Paddington was delighted to learn that The Queen shares his love of marmalade sandwiches.

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As the beloved bear showed Her Majesty a sandwich he had hidden underneath his hat, The Queen prised open her bag and quipped: “I keep mine in here, for later."

The hilarious ditty answers the age-old mystery of what is in the Queen's iconic handbag.

The heart-warming video was kept under wraps for several months - just as the Queen's sketch with James Bond star Daniel Craig was before the London 2012 Olympics.

Clumsy favourite Paddington - voiced by actor Ben Whishaw - also caused his characteristic chaos in the clip, aired at her Platinum Party at the Palace on Saturday night.

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He gulped down a whole pot of tea before spraying cream from a Chocolate Éclair over a Palace Footman.

Paddington also congratulated his patient and forgiving new friend on her outstanding 70 years of service.

Commenting on her record-breaking reign, Paddington said: “Happy Jubilee Ma’am. And thank you. For everything.”

Queen Elizabeth modestly replied: "That’s very kind."

The heart-warming sequence ended with both The Queen and Paddington using a spoon to tap out the beat of Queen's classic hit We Will Rock You.

It kickstarted the Queen's Platinum Party at the Palace last night.

Brits turned out in their droves to join in the celebrations.

Famous performers included the likes of Sir Elton John, Rod Stewart, Craig David, , George Ezra and Alicia Keys.

Party at the Palace also saw Prince Charles and Prince William make speeches to pay tribute to the Queen.

However, the monarch herself was not in attendance.

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Instead, she watched the concert from the comfort of Windsor Palace.

She earlier bowed out of both the service of thanksgiving at St Paul's and the Epsom Derby after suffering some discomfort on Thursday.

The Queen looked delighted to be meeting with Paddington
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The Queen looked delighted to be meeting with Paddington
Paddington was in full comedic flow at the afternoon tea
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Paddington was in full comedic flow at the afternoon tea
British favourite Paddington Bear enjoyed his chat with Her Majesty
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British favourite Paddington Bear enjoyed his chat with Her Majesty

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