Army

Gurkha 200: Forces TV Meets Joanna Lumley

The Queen is attending an event marking 200 years of Gurkha service to the crown. The Gurkha 200 Pageant is being held at the Royal Hospital...

The Queen is attending an event marking 200 years of Gurkha service to the crown.
 
The Gurkha 200 Pageant is being held at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea.
 
Laura Hawkins spoke to one of the Gurkha's most loyal supporters, Joanna Lumley.
 
In 2008 the actress, whose father served in the 6th Gurkha Rifles, became the public face of the campaign to provide all Gurkha veterans who served in the British Army before 1997 the right to settle in Britain, and ran a highly publicised and successful campaign.