Explore the major British royal weddings of the past century with clips from BBC television and radio programmes.
The extensive archive highlights how the weddings became global events, watched by millions on television, with every element of the wedding day under scrutiny. The fashions of the assembled crowds may have changed over the years, but many conventions of a royal wedding day live on.
Photo: Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip wave to the crowds on their wedding day, 20 November 1947. (Press Association)
Highlights from the Queen's wedding to the Duke of Edinburgh. Includes Pathe footage.
Highlights from the Queen's wedding to the Duke of Edinburgh at Westminster Abbey, London. Includes Pathe footage.
Prince William announces his engagement to long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton.
Prince William announces his engagement to long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton following his proposal in Kenya. The couple met whilst studying at the University of St Andrews.
Kate Adie reports from London as Prince Charles marries Lady Diana at St Paul's Cathedral.
Kate Adie reports from London as thousands gather in the streets for the wedding of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral.
Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles marry in Windsor.
Highlights from Prince Charles and Camilla's wedding day, including the blessing at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
Michael Cole reports from Westminster Abbey as Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson.
Michael Cole reports from Prince Andrew's wedding to Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey, London, conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.