Queen enjoys The Good Life at Sandringham WI meeting

The Queen at West Newton WI on Thursday afternoon where the guest speaker was Dame Penelope Keith. ANL-150122-152328009

The Queen at West Newton WI on Thursday afternoon where the guest speaker was Dame Penelope Keith. ANL-150122-152328009

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The Queen has made her traditional visit to the Sandringham and West Newton WI this afternoon, Thursday, January 22, where the guest speaker was truly To The Manor Born.

Comedy actress Penelope Keith, who played Audrey Fforbes-Hamilton in the series, followed in the footsteps of famous names like Bill Turnbull, Julia Bradbury and Clare Balding, who have addressed the institute in recent years.

The Queen at West Newton WI on Thursday afternoon where the guest speaker was Dame Penelope Keith. Dame Penelope Keith arrives. ANL-150122-152415009

The Queen at West Newton WI on Thursday afternoon where the guest speaker was Dame Penelope Keith. Dame Penelope Keith arrives. ANL-150122-152415009

Best known for her role as Margot Leadbetter in the 1970s series The Good Life, she was made a Dame for services to the arts and charity last year.

The Queen, who is the branch’s president, was greeted by chairman Yvonne Browne when she arrived at West Newton village hall.