Queen Elizabeth gave birth to her fourth child - a boy - at Buckingham Palace in London tonight (Tuesday).
GV & SV Bulletin being fixed to railings
GV & SCU Bulletin on railings
GV Bulletin on railings
GV Pan From Bulletin to crowd
SCU 3 crowd members being interviewed. SOF In: "What about ..." SOF Cut:"...back home about"
LV Crowds reading bulletin
TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ. 6): Reporter: "What about - where do you come from? Where did you hear the news?
Girl: "On the television."
Reporter: "Where were you?"
Girl: "In the West End."
Reporter: "And what have you been doing here?"
Girl: "Oh, I came to read the bulletin."
Reporter: "And did you manage to get near it?"
Girl: "Well, not very near, really."
Reporter: "Are you pleased/"
Girl: "Yes, very please indeed."
Reporter: "And where do you come from?"
Man: "Well, I came in from Maidenhead."
Reporter: "From Maidenhead..all the way up there. Why have you come in?"
Man: "Well I heard the news on the wireless and I thought I've never been here to see such occasions so I drove up just to see how things were."
Reporter: "Was it worthwhile?"
Man: "Yes certainly."
Reporter: "Who else have you got here? We were talking to someone from Australia. You haven't just come from Australia?"
Girl: "A month ago."
Reporter: "Where were you tonight?"
Girl: "In Chiswick, at home watching television."
Reporter: "Why have you come in?"
Girl: "We were waiting for this event and we wanted to see the bulletin actually go up, see the crowds and so on."
Reporter: "Are you pleased to have been here?"
Girl: "Oh yes indeed."
Reporter: Something to write back home about.
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Background: Queen Elizabeth gave birth to her fourth child - a boy - at Buckingham Palace in London tonight (Tuesday). Crowds quickly gathered at the palace gates to read the bulletin announcing the birth.
The Duke of Edinburgh said soon after the prince's birth was announced: "I am delighted".
The bulletin was signed by surgeon-genealogist, Sir John Peel; his colleague, Mr. John Brudenell; the special anaethestist, Dr. Vernon Hall and the Royal physicians Sir John Weir and Dr. Ronald.
The new baby will be third in the line of succession to the throne coming after Prince Charles and Prince Andrew - but before Princess Anne, the Queen's only daughter. The new prince is said tonight to be sleeping peacefully in the cream painted iron cradle originally made for his mother and since used by all her children...