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Daniel Craig grumpy before filming Bond sketch with Queen Elizabeth II

The actor was filmed in character visiting Buckingham Palace to meet with the royal before climbing into a helicopter together and appearing to parachute into London’s Olympic Stadium during the extravaganza in July (12).

Craig reveals he used a day off from shooting new 007 movie Skyfall to film the sequence – and as a result, he wasn’t on top form.

He is quoted by Britain’s Daily Mirror as saying, “She was fun, incredibly game. We had a short space of time and I was a bit grumpy as it was my day off and suddenly I am at the Palace with the Queen at her private chamber.

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“And she improvises a little bit. She was supposed to be sitting at the desk and she asked if she could write, so she pretended to write.”

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