On May 6th, King Charles III’s historic coronation begins in the UK at 10am BST 5am ET/2am PT Every major British and US network will have live coverage of the event, which you can watch live in the embedded player. below.
The first coronation in seven decades will see Charles and Queen Consort Camilla lead a royal procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey. There will be a service at 10:20am GMT (2:20am PT) followed by an official coronation.
King Charles III will be officially crowned, and his wife Camilla will become Queen Camilla during the ceremony. King Charles technically became king when his mother Elizabeth II died in September, but the coronation – the first in England since 1953 – makes it official. Camilla has been Queen Consort since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but will be known as Queen Camilla from this weekend.
Later, the newly crowned King and Queen will greet people from the Buckingham Palace balcony for six minutes while dozens of military aircraft fly past. Crowds are expected to line the streets of central London to catch a glimpse of the biggest military parade in seven decades, while street parties are planned across the UK. A coronation concert will be broadcast live on the BBC the following day, a bank holiday Monday in England.
Who will be there?
Tom Cruise, Tom Jones and Joan Collins have been added to the plans for the King’s Coronation and will pre-record messages for the BBC extravaganza. Meanwhile, the new Who is Dr Star Ncuti Gatwa will perform parts of an unannounced Shakespeare play, and appearances by Amanda Holden, Motsi Mabuse, Rose Ayling-Ellis and Gareth Malone will follow the Paddington Bear Jubilee Surprise, with a special appearance from Winnie the Pooh.
Media coverage: England
The BBC has planned two days’ worth of coverage of the coronation. On 6 May, it will cover the day’s ceremonies on BBC One and the BBC News Channel from 7.30am GMT (11.30pm PT) on BBC Two, with a signed version and coverage accessible to blind or partially sighted people. Red button. Bespoke commentary sets the scene for The King and Queen Consort’s departure from Buckingham Palace, as the crowd settles into the atmosphere on the streets of London. Coverage will be led by BBC News regular Huw Edwards, who will provide commentary National file Host Anita Rani and Clare Balding, the new face of England tennis coverage. Other presenters include Kirsty Young, JJ Chalmers, Sophie Raworth and radio presenters Mishal Hussain, Martha Kearney and James Naughty. Viewers outside the UK can watch on the BBC News Channel or listen on the World Service. A great one Coronation: A day to remember The highlights wrap will air at 7pm GMT (11am PT).
provided by Paddington Backstage with star Hugh Bonneville and Clara Amfo and Jordan Banjo, Coronation concert The following day (Sunday 7 May) at 8pm GMT (12pm PT) on BBC One for two hours. The concert will feature big names including Take That, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry. At the center of the program, the Royal Shakespeare Company will perform parts of Shakespeare’s plays, including new ones Who is Dr Ncuti Gatwa, while being a focal point Enlightening the nation The unit will illuminate iconic locations across the UK using projections, lasers, potentially drone displays and lighting.
It will be broadcast on ITV King Charles III: Coronation 8.30 am (to 1.30 am) to 3 pm (to 7 am) GMT. Julie Edsingham and Prince Harry interviewer Tom Bradby will oversee the proceedings, produced by ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 news producer ITN, and Mary Nightingale, Nina Hossain, Charlene White and James Mattes will be featured. The pubcaster also has special programs from coronations and morning shows this morning, Good Morning Britain (GMP) And Lorraine Throughout the week leading up to the event. Both GMP And this morningCoronation Specials is available via Britbox International in the US, Australia, South Africa and the Nordics. ITN provides a feed to CNN in the US and several European territories via the European Broadcasting Union.
In keeping with its status as England’s anarchic, youth-oriented broadcaster, Channel 4 has put together a week of alternative programming to mark the coronation. In the documentary Andrew – Prince of Troubles, Emily Maitlis interviewed the disgraced prince for his popularity Newsnight Shellacking will speak in detail about the interview that rocked the monarchy and the world in November 2019. Meanwhile, The Windsors – Coronation Special (Pictured) Harry Enfield will reprise his comedic role as King Charles, whose entire life has been building up to this moment and wants England’s first coronation in 70 years to be a spectacular affair, with his queen consort Camilla (Hayden Quinn) finally, Frankie Boyle’s Farewell to the Monarchy Looking back at a 1,000-year-old institution, he sheds light on the royal family in a gritty, irreverent fashion. All programs will be telecasted throughout the week.
Sky News will also show live coverage of the coronation. Hosted by Absolutely wonderful With star Jonah Lumley Alastair Bruce, Kay Burley and Anna Potting, Pay-TV’s news operation will also feature throughout the day’s coverage.
The event will be broadcast on GB News in the UK
Media coverage: us
Starting at 5 a.m. ET on ABC, coverage will be hosted by live streaming on ABC News Live. Good Morning AmericaMichael Strahan and Laura Spencer, Deborah Roberts, Ian Bunnell, James Longman, Maggie Rulli, Britt Glennett, Lama Hassan, Robert Jobson, Victoria Murphy and others.
CBS Saturday Morning Co-hosts Michael Miller, Dana Jacobson and Jeff Clore will co-host the coronation from 5-10 a.m. ET. Holly Williams, Mark Phillips, Imtiaz Diab, Chris Livesey, Tina Brown and Wesley Kerr also star. CBS Newspath will provide coverage of the coronation to its more than 200 CBS television networks nationwide and broadcasters around the world.
Anderson Cooper will lead the cable net’s live coverage beginning at 5 a.m. ET, with analysis and reporting from Christian Amanpour and Max Foster. Richard Quest and Julia Satterley will contribute from CNN’s London studios, along with Kate Williams, Emily Nash, Sally Bedell Smith and Trisha Goddard. Correspondents stationed along the coronation route included Bianca Nobilo, Salma Abdelaziz, Matthew Chance and Anna Stewart. CNN correspondents will also provide views from Commonwealth countries including India, Australia and Kenya. CNN International will air initial coverage of the coronation from 1 p.m. ET with Isa Soares, Nada Bashir, Christina MacFarlane and Anna Stewart.
Fox News Channel
Coverage begins at 5 a.m. ET, led by Martha McCallum, Ainsley Earhart and Piers Morgan. Greg Palcott, Alex Hall Benjamin Hall and Britt Hume will contribute, with commentary from guests Duncan Lancombe and Chris Anderson. Fox News Digital will feature live updates on Foxnews.com with commentary and insights from long-time state experts, and Fox News Audio will provide coverage across multiple platforms with its Fox News Radio affiliates across the country. Jonathan Savage will provide audio commentary.
Savannah Guthrie will host at 5 am ET. He will be joined by NBC News correspondents from across the UK, including Keir Simmons, Kelly Copiella, Molly Hunter, Meagan Fitzgerald and contributors Wilfred Frost, Daisy McAndrew, Katie Nicholl and Simon Lewis. Today.com and NBCNews.com will carry the network’s coverage of NBC News NOW and TODAY live all day.
Eric Pedersen and Tom Taub contributed to this report.