Category: Factual & Arts TV; News; Radio 4
The Royal Wedding: Charles and Camilla, Saturday 9 April 2005, Noon-3.30pm, BBC ONE
As the host broadcaster for the big event the BBC will be live from Windsor Castle, as Sophie Raworth and Dermot Murnaghan present coverage of the wedding of HRH The Prince of Wales to Camilla Parker Bowles.
Included in the BBC ONE programme will be live coverage of the Service of Prayer and Dedication from St George's Chapel attended by HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and the families and friends of the newly married couple.
Joining Dermot and Sophie and giving their own special take on the day will be style gurus and contemporary social commentators Trinny and Susannah.
The BBC will have around 40 cameras at the event and footage will be available to broadcasters around the world.
"We're delighted to be the key broadcaster for this important historical occasion. It is through the BBC that both the nation and the world is able to share in these great moments," says Nick Vaughan-Barratt, Executive Editor, BBC Events.
BBC News 24 will also have rolling news coverage throughout the day simulcast with BBC ONE for arrivals and the service and Jane Hill and Simon McCoy will be reporting from Windsor.
BBC Radio 4 and radio news bulletins will also carry similar coverage throughout the day.
The Royal Wedding: Charles and Camilla will be directed by Dave Pickthall and Claire Popplewell and the executive producer for BBC Events is Nick Vaughan-Barratt.