Strictly’s Neil Jones queued for 12 hours for ‘incredible’ lying in state experience

Strictly's Neil Jones queued for 12 hours for 'incredible' lying in state experience

The BBC star Neil Jones has reflected on queuing for more than 12 hours to see the monarch’s coffin before the official queue ended on Sunday night, in order to meet the 6.30am closure of the lying in state period

Neil Jones

Strictly Come Dancing star Neil Jones joined the queue of mourners waiting to see the Queen lying in state on Sunday.

The professional dancer, 40, joined the public line to pay his respects at Westminster Hall in “one of the most incredible moments of [his] life” alongside other celebs including James Blunt and Susanna Reid.

The BBC star has reflected on queuing for more than 12 hours to see the monarch’s coffin before the official queue ended on Sunday night, in order to meet the 6.30am closure of the lying in state period.

On Monday, the dancer took to his Instagram to update fans on his internet absence, saying: “Sorry for not replying to everyone yesterday.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/strictlys-neil-jones-queued-12-28031696

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