Is the BBC/media getting/giving wrong impression of mood of nation?

Perhaps understandably given they are saturated with it and are in/covering places where the real royalists gather,  the media seems to be assuming the whole country is sitting around in quiet reflection and thinking of little else.  I have been out and about this morning/lunchtime chatting to people in my unremarkable town and everything is entirely normal.  The overwhelming consensus seems to be to just get on with normal life  until the funeral.  I am seeing no evidence of overwhelming grief or solemnity