A final bid will be made by the entire world “goodbye and thank you, Ma’am”Britain’s Queen Elizabeth IIat her state funeral, Monday, September 19, at London’s Westminster Abbey.
Over 2,000 relatives and friends will attend the service to honor Her Majesty, who passed away September 8. Expected drawRecord breaking 4.1 billion people viewed the program from across the globe.
Coverage will be available on all the major US broadcast channels, streaming services, and television networks. Austin residents will have to get up before the sun rises in order to tune in live. At 5 AM, local time, the funeral will begin. It will also be preceded by other important events. See the calendar below.
Television and streaming network:
- PBS: PBS will carry the BBC’s live coverage from London, starting at 3 am. A primetime special, The Day of Events: Queen Elizabeth II’s State FuneralIt will air at 7:05 p.m.
- ABC: Robin Roberts and Robin Roberts anchor the coverage starting at 4:30 AM.
- NBC: Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Koch will anchor the coverage at 4:30 AM. Lester Holt also will be present.
- CBS: Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell will anchor coverage (time TBA).
Television and streaming cable networks
- BBC America London coverage will start at 3 a.m.
- CNN: Anderson Cooper, Erin Burnett and other anchors will be covering the news beginning at 4:00 a.m.
- MSNBC: Chris Jansing anchors the coverage. The coverage will start at 2 AM and then continue with an exclusive edition. Morning JoeStart with London and move onto other services.
- C-SPAN: The live coverage begins at 4:30 am.
- Bloomberg TV Live coverage will begin at 6:00 – 7:30 a.m.
- Fox News Channel Piers Morgan and Ainsley Emhardt will anchor the coverage beginning at 2AM. Martha MacCallum also joins in.
You can also stream other content
- BritBox BBC Live Coverage live streamed starting at 3:00 am
- BBCYou can stream live from London 24 hours per day on the news app or at www.bbc.com/news. (Click the Queen Elizabeth II tab.
- ITV NewsLive streaming available www.itv.com/newsThrough and Beyond YouTube.
- Sky NewsLive streaming available news.sky.comYou can do both through and. PeacockAlso YouTube.
- Subscription-based streaming sites with free trials can stream the funeral. There are several options: FuboTV (free), Sling and YouTube TV Premium. Hulu Plus Live TV, Paramount+, Hulu+ TV, Paramount+, Hulu+ TV, Paramount+, Hulu+ TV, Paramount+, Hulu TV Premium. Once the service is complete, it will be available on Hulu as a regular stream.
Funeral services will be held in London at 11 AM (BST) and Austin at 5 AM (CDT). The funeral service will be approximately 1 hour long. It will be preceded and followed by other events. Here’s a list of all the events for the day. This handy guide from BBC is available.. All times are shown in CDT.
12:30 am: The Queen’s lying in-state at Westminster Hall will come to an end. There are hundreds of thousands, even soccer heroes. David BeckhamThe following ( were) “queueing up”They waited for 14 hours in line to be allowed to see her coffin and offer their condolences. BBC Live-Streams the lying in state These are the details.
2 am: When the doors open, guests can start arriving at Westminster Abbey in order to be there for the state funeral. Heads of state — including U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden — will attend, as will royal family members from across Europe (many of whom were blood relatives of the Queen). The guestlist is available here These are the details.
4:44 am: The Queen’s coffin and gun carriage will be transported by gun carriage from Westminster Hall into Westminster Abbey approximately 15 minutes prior to the funeral. The funeral procession will include senior royals such as Prince William, King Charles and Harry.
5 am: The Westminster Abbey funeral begins. At the funeral, Justin Welby, Archbishop, and David Hoyle (Dean of Westminster) will be present.
5:55 am: The funeral ends with a brief bugle call. “Last Post”After that, music will start and there will be two minutes of silence across the UK. Then, “new”National anthem “God Save the King”will be sung, and a lament by the Queen’s Piper will be played.
6:15 am: A walking procession — including military bands and members of the armed services — will draw the coffin from the Abbey to Wellington Arch.
7 am: A state hearse will transport the coffin to Windsor.
9 am: The state hearse arrives in Windsor to lead a procession up Windsor Castle’s Long Walk. A three-mile long procession of soldiers personnel from the armed forces will follow the route. Royal family members will also meet the cortege at the castle.
10 am: 800 people will attend the committal service in St. George’s Chapel, where the coffin will be lowered into the royal vault. After the service of 45 minutes, the Queen’s coffin is taken into St. George’s Chapel for a committal service. The chapel will be closed for the rest of the royal family. Many traditions will be included in the service to mark the end of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, such as the removal of the Imperial State crown and the Sovereign’s orb and Scepter from the coffin. Read on to find out what else you can look forward to. These are the details.)
1:30 pm: The Queen and her husband, the Duke, will be buried at the King George VI memorial chapel within St. George’s Chapel. The public access to any portion of this private ceremony is unknown.