BBC World News and bbc.com to mark birth of the royal baby with line-up of special coverage

Date: 23.07.2013     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 17.59
Category: BBC World News
BBC World News and bbc.com will offer an array of television and online output following one of this summer’s most anticipated moments – the birth of the royal baby boy.

Viewers across the globe will be able to follow the celebrations as the BBC’s international news services bring up-to-the-minute coverage during live news bulletins, programming, and special reports on bbc.com/news, capturing the international reaction to this historic event.

BBC World News will air a special documentary, led by BBC presenter Sophie Raworth. Born to be King, airing on Tuesday 23 July will look back on the history of royal births, the rich tradition and endurance of royal baby names and the challenges William and Kate could face bringing up the future heir to the throne amidst wide media attention.

Additionally, the BBC will have extended coverage on bbc.com/royalbaby. The site offers audiences a selection of colourful features, including:

Born To Be King will be broadcast on BBC World News on Tuesday 23 July at 03.30, 08:30, 14:30 and 20:30 (All times GMT).

SA