10 of the Best Screen Princesses

Spanish Infanta Blackadder

“I do love a Royal Wedding”, says Baldrick in Blackadder, and it seems that most people I know are suckers for pomp and pageantry, too. Sure, I flicked over to see the dress, smiled at the misty-eyed “I dos”, and then turned back to the more interesting world of on-screen princesses – those from our favourite films and television shows. I didn’t think too hard about the rankings, and I’m sure I’ve left off a few, but here are the fair ladies of fiction that spring immediately to mind when I think of princesses.

10. Princess Vespa – Spaceballs

Probably the silliest film ever made. This Druish princess doesn’t like being shot through the hair.

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Fancy Tat

It’s only 19 days until the Royal Wedding, and for months now the loyal subjects of the United Kingdom have been in a royal tizz. It’s the moment when “Prince Charming”, AKA Wills, finally makes an honest woman of Waity Katie, so what better way to mark the occasion than with a commemorative refrigerator?

Royal-themed refrigerator from GDHA

It’s like Britain is enjoying a cosmic-scale comeuppance for every smug “only in America” list we’ve ever published. Drive-thru weddings have nothing on this sorry display of horrors. Every German moustache-grower on the long-running Eurotrash can enjoy a collective sense of schadenfreude at this motley collection of taste-free tat as the few of us with any sense of decorum must witness these proceedings with the utmost national shame. I mean, garden gnomes?

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