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I guess it’s too late to get out in front of this royal wedding thing, huh?

Well be that as it may, KQED sent its official Royal Wedding correspondent, news intern Becky Palmstrom, to the British Consulate in San Francisco to check out the action. And action there was. Below are her interviews of a couple of people who were on-scene to register their good wishes to the royal couple in an official book, plus one with the press people whom she made answer a question about all the hype. (Don’t worry, they were prepared.)

Charles Shirley, emotionally moved anglophile :http://ww2.kqed.org/news/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2011/04/royalweddinganglo.mp3|titles=royalweddinganglo

Well-wisher Jeannine Richardson :http://ww2.kqed.org/news/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2011/04/royalwoman.mp3|titles=royalwoman

Kate McNally and Robin Newmann of Press and Public Affairs at the San Francisco British Consulate on all the hype :http://ww2.kqed.org/news/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2011/04/royalhype.mp3|titles=royalhype

Half-Moon Bay British pub owner on tonight’s festivities :http://ww2.kqed.org/news/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2011/04/royalpub.mp3|titles=royalpub

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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