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Schedule changes across BBC and ITV following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.


The day begins with Wednesday's edition of BBC Breakfast from 6am until 10am, followed by BBC News Special. BBC News At One airs at 12pm, followed by the Regional News.

At 1pm, a BBC News special will broadcast the procession to Lying-In-State until 4:30pm, followed by another edition of BBC News and the BBC News At Six.

At 7pm, BBC One will show a special programme reflecting on the events of the day. EastEnders will air at 8:30pm followed by the series finale of Shetland at 9pm. An extended BBC News At Ten airs 10-11pm.


Regular BBC One daytime programming airs at the normal times on BBC Two. These include Doctors, Garden Rescue and Pointless. Richard Osman's House Of Games and Unbeatable air at 6pm and 6:30pm respectively.

Mary Berry and Nadiya Hussain cooking programmes air in the 8pm hour as billed. This will be followed by Days That Shook The BBC with David Dimbleby.


The day begins with Good Morning Britain airing from 6-9am as usual, followed by Lorraine at 9am until 10am.

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby will present a special 3-hour long edition of This Morning from 10am, with the latest news and special guests.

ITV News returns at 1pm with a special extended programme covering the Lying-In-State of Queen Elizabeth II. The procession from Buckingham Palace is expected to begin at 2:22pm.

The news coverage will continue through to 6pm, when the ITV Regional News will air. The usual 6:30pm ITV Evening News will air from 6:30pm.

At 7:30pm, Emmerdale will air as normal, followed by the usual hour-long Coronation Street as billed.

Doc Martin will air at 9pm on ITV, as billed. It will be followed by an extended ITV News At Ten, and another change to see the documentary 'The Young Elizabeth'. ITV will then show the English Football League Highlights from 12:05am on Thursday morning.

Schedules subject to change.


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