Describing it as “one of the most outstanding memories I have”, Arbiter recalled the story from 1988 during an interview with GMB on Friday (9 September).
He explained: “I heard this footfall behind me and I thought, ‘Wonderful, the lady in waiting has come to give me a hand,’ and I said casually over my shoulder, ‘I’ll wash, you dry.’
“There was a pause and then this voice said: ‘No, I’ll wash, you dry.’”
The voice, of course, was the Queen.
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