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Sandra Oh to attend the state funeral of the Queen as part of the Canadian delegation

Sandra Oh to attend the state funeral of the Queen and take part in a procession of nationwide honours as part of the Canadian delegation

  • Sandra Oh is because of attend the state funeral of the Queen as part of the Canadian delegation 
  • The actress, 51, identified for her function in the BBC hit sequence Killing Eve, will take part in a procession of nationwide honours as part of the service on Monday 
  • She joins the delegation as a member of the Order of Canada alongside musician Gregory Charles and Olympic gold medallist swimmer Mark Tewksbury 
  • It was beforehand introduced the day of the Queen’s funeral might be marked in Canada with a nationwide day of mourning 

Sandra Oh is because of attend the state funeral of the Queen as part of the Canadian delegation.

The actress, 51, identified for her function in the BBC hit sequence Killing Eve, will take part in a procession of nationwide honours as part of the service on Monday.

She joins the delegation as a member of the Order of Canada alongside musician Gregory Charles and Olympic gold medallist swimmer Mark Tewksbury.

Representation: Sandra Oh, 51, is because of attend the state funeral of the Queen as part of the Canadian delegation on Monday (pictured in August 2021)

The star was granted the honour not too long ago in June 2022, after constructing her profile in comedy-drama Killing Eve alongside British actress Jodie Comer.

The pair not too long ago went to face to face at the 2022 Emmy awards for excellent lead actress in a drama for his or her roles in the sequence, however lost out to Euphoria’s Zendaya.

Sandra, who was born in Canada to Korean dad and mom, beforehand notched up Emmy nominations for her function as Dr Cristina Yang in Shonda Rhimes’ long-running medical sequence, Grey’s Anatomy. Part of the authentic cast when it first aired in 2005, she left in 2014.

Farewell: The United Kingdom was placed in a period of mourning on Thursday 8 September after Buckingham Palace announced the Queen's passing (pictured in February)

Farewell: The United Kingdom was positioned in a interval of mourning on Thursday 8 September after Buckingham Palace introduced the Queen’s passing (pictured in February)

Canada’s delegation to the funeral might be led by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his spouse Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and likewise embody governor normal Mary Simon as nicely as former prime ministers and governor-generals.

The group is because of depart for the UK on Friday, forward of the service subsequent week.

Details of the delegation have been made public on Thursday throughout a particular tackle given by Trudeau throughout a particular session of Canada’s House of Commons.

Screen star: Sandra is known for her role of Eve Polastri in the BBC hit series Killing Eve in which she stars alongside Jodie Comer (pictured)

Screen star: Sandra is thought for her function of Eve Polastri in the BBC hit sequence Killing Eve during which she stars alongside Jodie Comer (pictured)

Canadian nationals: Sandra joins the delegation as a member of the Order of Canada alongside Olympic gold medallist swimmer Mark Tewksbury

Musician Gregory Charles also joins the delegation as a member of the Order of Canada

Canadian nationals: Sandra joins the delegation as a member of the Order of Canada alongside Olympic gold medallist swimmer Mark Tewksbury (left) musician Gregory Charles (proper)

It was beforehand introduced the day of the Queen’s funeral might be marked in Canada with a nationwide day of mourning.   

The United Kingdom was positioned in a interval of mourning on Thursday 8 September after Buckingham Palace introduced the Queen’s passing.

People have since travelled to royal residences round the UK to depart flowers and playing cards as tributes.  

On Tuesday night, the Queen’s coffin flew to London the place she was taken to Westminster Hall to lie in state.

The Queen’s coffin beforehand arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh earlier than travelling south.

For 4 days members of the public will have the ability to queue up and pay their respects to Her Majesty, earlier than her funeral takes place on Monday.

Members of the public have queued for as much as 12 hours to pay their respects to the late monarch.

Sombre: On Tuesday evening the Queen's coffin flew to London where she was taken to Westminster Hall to lie in state

Sombre: On Tuesday night the Queen’s coffin flew to London the place she was taken to Westminster Hall to lie in state

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