Where can I watch the BBC's D-Day 75 commemorative programmes?

Page updated: 12th June 2019

The BBC commemorated 75 years since D-Day with a range of special programmes across BBC One and BBC Two. You can watch all available programmes here on BBC iPlayer.

Wednesday 5 June

D-Day 75: A Tribute to Heroes, featuring live coverage of the National Commemorative Event on Southsea Common as well as veteran testimony and a spectacular flypast featuring the Red Arrows, was broadcast on BBC One. 

This was followed by a special edition of The One Show broadcast live from a ship taking veterans to Normandy as it leaves Portsmouth, saluted by planes and ships specially assembled to honour them. You can watch this episode of The One Show here on BBC iPlayer.

Thursday 6 June

D-Day 75: Remembering the Fallen was broadcast live from Bayeux War Cemetery in Normandy on BBC One. Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, together with other foreign dignitaries joined hundreds of veterans for a poignant service of commemoration and remembrance. 

A highlights edition of the two events, hosted by Sophie Rayworth, was broadcast on BBC Two. 

Saturday 8 June

D-Day 75: Return to the Beaches, following three hundred veterans as they board a ship to return to the D-Day beaches in Normandy, was shown on BBC Two. 

Sunday 9 June

A special edition of Songs of Praise was broadcast on BBC On. Aled Jones travelled to Normandy with Christian veteran Harry Billinge and performed Abide with Me at the war cemetery in Bayeux. You can watch this episode of Songs of Praise here on BBC iPlayer.