Alex Jones, the host of The One Show, has told how she was once witnessed a student protest which saw the Queen pelted with eggs. Jones said she had been left “really uncomfortable” as the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh travelled to Aberystwyth in 1995, with Welsh nationalists coordinating throwing eggs at their car. Alex Jones with One Show co-host Matt BakerCredit:BBC/Ray Burmiston “I remember the Queen and Prince Philip coming on one of their tours and there was a lot of talk in the halls of residence the night before about how people were going to disrupt the visit.”You heard things that were quite extreme but you didn’t really think it was going to happen. “However, on the morning, all the people from my halls lined the street and as the car drove past were just pelting it with eggs.”It was a Welsh nationalist thing and they didn’t want the Queen to be at Aberystwyth, so these eggs were thrown.”She added: “It was really hard because at the time I was trying to make friends and integrate but I was always felt really uncomfortable about that.”It’s not because I’m a royalist, even though in recent years I’ve met the Queen and think she’s a wonderful role model.”I always remember feeling awkward about it and really removed from it.”I didn’t agree with it at all and I wondered at that point if I was going to fit in because I didn’t share those ideals.”A Nation for All: Wales in the 90s, a four-part series, is due to start on BBC 1 Wales on Monday, February 27 at 10.40pm. The broadcaster, now 39, recalled feeling “awkward and removed” from her fellow students, worrying that she would fit in when she did not share their ideals.Speaking in a BBC programme about Wales in the 1990s, Jones said: “That first year of uni was when I was first exposed to politics.. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.