BBC MARKS REMEMBRANCE WEEK 2021
A range of original and live programming will be broadcast across TV and radio to mark Remembrance Week.
The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance Saturday 13 November, BBC One, 9pm – 10.40pm and BBC iPlayer
In the presence of Members of the Royal Family, the Prime Minister together with senior members of the military, Huw Edwards presents The Royal British Legion's annual Festival of Remembrance from the Royal Albert Hall.
The event honours the armed forces community for their service and sacrifice in defending our freedoms and way of life, and this year will once again be performed in front of a full audience in the Royal Albert Hall.
Remembrance Sunday: The Cenotaph Sunday 14 November, BBC One 10.15pm - 12.30pm (highlights on BBC Two at 6.50pm – 8pm) and BBC iPlayer.
David Dimbleby presents live coverage from the Cenotaph on BBC One. Members of the Royal Family, the Government, the Commonwealth and the Armed Forces will gather in Westminster for the National Service of Remembrance. The Two Minute Silence at 11 o’clock will be followed by wreath laying as the nation remembers all those who died serving their country.
Songs of Praise Sunday 14th November, 1.15pm, BBC One and BBC iPlayer
Sean Fletcher marks Remembrance Sunday at The Imperial War Museum North in Manchester. He meets Christian veterans from different conflicts including the remarkable 97-year-old Bernard Morgan who shares his experiences of being one of the youngest RAF Sergeants on D-Day.
Sean also discovers how the unique design of the museum helps visitors to reflect on conflict and visits a new installation under construction; called “Poppies” it is a permanent sculpture made from ceramic poppies that famously adorned The Tower of London in 2014.