Huw Edwards to lead BBC’s live coverage over Diamond Jubilee weekend

BBC One brings Britain together for our most significant national moments, and I'm delighted that Huw Edwards will be at the heart of the BBC One family on these momentous days."Danny Cohen, Controller, BBC One
Date: 06.02.2012     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 18.08
Category: BBC One
Huw Edwards has been confirmed as the main host of the BBC’s coverage across this year’s Diamond Jubilee weekend.

BBC One Controller, Danny Cohen, said: “BBC One brings Britain together for our most significant national moments, and I'm delighted that Huw Edwards will be at the heart of the BBC One family on these momentous days. Huw is a tremendous broadcaster, loved by viewers right across the UK.”

Huw Edwards added: “We want viewers to enjoy our coverage of the Diamond Jubilee as much as they did last year's Royal Wedding, and I feel honoured to be included in the BBC's plans.”

Further details of the spectacular live shows over the first weekend in June - and of additional Diamond Jubilee programming - will be announced in due course.

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