How to watch Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral on TV | CNN


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Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will take place in London on Monday, on an occasion that will mark the world’s farewell to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.

The Queen died on 8 September at the age of 96 at her Scottish country estate, Balmoral.

After being formally confirmed as the new king on 10 September, King Charles III ordered a public holiday in the United Kingdom on 19 September.

Mourners lined the streets of London to watch the journey of the Queen’s coffin on a gun carriage in a solemn procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall – where it will remain in state until the morning of her funeral.

On Monday morning the lying state of the queen will end. The coffin will then travel in procession to Westminster Abbey for the state funeral, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. local time (6 a.m. Eastern time).

After the funeral, the coffin will be carried in a procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch. From there it will travel to Windsor. Once in Windsor, the chariot will travel to St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle for the Commitment Service.

Heads of state and dignitaries from around the world are expected to travel to the British capital to join members of the Royal Family to celebrate the Queen’s life and unwavering service to the nation and Commonwealth. While the full guest list has yet to be announced, US President Joe Biden said he has plans to attend the funeral.

Other familiar faces in the television service would be some of the 15 prime ministers who served during the Queen’s reign.

Both the state funeral service at Westminster Abbey and the subsequent committed service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor will be televised.

Tune in to CNN or CNN International to watch live coverage of the Queen’s funeral from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. CNN’s exclusive coverage will also be streamed live on CNN.com’s homepages and on mobile devices via CNN’s app for iOS and Android.

In the US, other networks including NBC News Now, ABC and Fox News will also broadcast the funeral.

In the UK, the program will be broadcast on BBC Television and available to stream on BBC iPlayer, with updates on BBC Radio and the website. ITV confirmed that the event will be shown live and uninterrupted on ITV’s main channel and all of its digital channels. Sky News will also provide live coverage throughout the day, which is available for free on Sky News, the Sky News app, YouTube and Freeview.

In Canada, CBC News will offer live coverage on CBC TV, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, CBC Gem, CBCNews.ca and the CBC News & Listen app.

Australia’s public broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, will broadcast the funeral live at 8 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (6 a.m. ET). CNN affiliate Channel 9 will also have live coverage.

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