When and where does television coverage begin?

Prince Philip’s funeral is taking place today and the British can see it on TV.

The Duke of Edinburgh died last Friday at Windsor Castle at the age of 99. The funeral will take place on Saturday April 17th at St. George’s Chapel.

People have been told to stay out of the area and instead watch them live on TV amid the coronavirus pandemic.

But where can you see Prince Philip’s funeral?


Prince Philip’s funeral will be televised live on Saturday (Photo credit: SplashNews.com)

Where can you watch Prince Philip’s funeral on TV?

Live coverage of the procession and funeral will be broadcast on the BBC, ITV and Sky News.

UK coverage will begin Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on BBC One, the BBC News Channel and BBC iPlayer.

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ITV will air a special program called Prince Philip: A Royal Funeral from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In the meantime, Sky News will broadcast the funeral from 12:30 p.m. and cover the entire day.

The archbishop said he expected the queen to treat the day with dignity
Coverage will be on TV and radio (Photo Credit: Tony Clark / SplashNews.com)

What other coverage is offered?

Meanwhile, the funeral will be broadcast on radio stations throughout the day.

The events of the day will be broadcast live on Radio 4 and Radio 5 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.

It is also broadcast on BBC World Service English, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Radio Ulster.

Prince Harry and Prince William
William and Harry will be in procession behind Philip’s coffin (Image Credit: SplashNews.com)

What will happen during Prince Philip’s funeral?

The funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh will take place at St. George’s Chapel at 3pm.

Due to the regulations of Covid, only 30 guests will attend the ceremony.

On Saturday at 2:40 p.m., Philip’s coffin emerges from the state entrance of Windsor Castle into the square, followed by members of the royal family who will be walking in the procession.

The coffin is then placed on a specially designed Land Rover and the Queen exits the sovereign’s entrance at Bentley State.


Philip’s funeral takes place at St. George’s Chapel (Photo credit: SplashNews.com)

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The procession will then move towards St. George’s Chapel and reach the west steps.

The coffin is carried up the west steps of the chapel before pausing for a national minute of silence at 3 p.m.

In the meantime, all guests wear masks for the service and the royals wear a day dress or a dressing gown with medals.

Buckingham Palace confirmed Philip’s death on Friday April 9th ​​in a statement released on behalf of the Queen.

It read: “It is with deep sadness that HM the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“HRH passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle this morning.”

The queen was reportedly at her husband’s bedside when he died.

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