PRINCE PHILIP FUNERAL: BBC ANNOUNCE COVERAGE PLANS

BBC confirm schedule changes and announce special programmes.



HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Remembered BBC One, Friday 16 April, 7-8.05pm

On the eve of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh's Ceremonial Funeral, Huw Edwards introduces live coverage from Windsor Castle. This evening we hear from the people who are playing key roles in tomorrow’s ceremonial procession and funeral service. Huw Edwards will be joined by guests who knew The Duke, and Royal experts who share their thoughts on a remarkable life of duty and service.

The Funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh BBC One, Saturday 17 April, 12.30-4.20pm

Huw Edwards introduces live coverage of the Ceremonial Funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh from Windsor. Her Majesty The Queen, together with other members of the Royal Family will attend the Funeral Service at St George's Chapel in Windsor. A full military procession and members of the Royal Family will accompany the coffin, as it makes the final journey from Windsor Castle to St George's Chapel.


Throughout the afternoon, Huw Edwards will be joined by special guests. Royal experts will share their thoughts and analysis on this historic occasion and pay tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh’ life of service and duty.


JJ Chalmers and Sophie Raworth in Windsor will report on the events from key locations around the Castle and will meet people participating in today’s ceremonial events.


The Funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh BBC Two, Saturday 17 April, 8.10-9.10pm

Huw Edwards reflects on today’s events at Windsor Castle where the Ceremonial Funeral of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh took place. Her Majesty The Queen, members of the Royal Family and a full military procession accompanied the coffin, as it made the final journey from Windsor Castle to St George's Chapel.