It’s not a wake up phone call, and her iPad doesn’t ring out three times at 8, 8.02 and 8.04am.
Every morning, at 9am, Her Maj is woken up by a bagpipe player who stands outside of her window and blows.
Before she sits down to chomp on her favourite breakfast cereal, Special K, she’s woken up by the Piper to the Sovereign.
Princess Elizabeth trains as an ATS mechanic, 1945
And, like us all, if she sleeps through then her alarm (piper) carries on sounding for 15 minutes – but with no snooze button.
The Queen is apparently a huge fan of it, with the role being one of the most sought after in the windbag world.
Since 2015, the Queen’s alarm clock – or piper – has been PM Scott Methven of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
The post was established in 1843, when Queen Victoria reigned. She first heard bagpipe music in 1842 when she and Prince Albert first visited the Highlands.
She liked it so much that she employed the Royal piper – Angus MacKay was the first, and since then just 15 people have held the coveted post.
There was a gap in players between 1941-45, during World War Two, before it returned.