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Trooping the Colour

The platinum jubilee weekend begins with Trooping the Colour to celebrate the official birthday of HM the Queen. Presented by Huw Edwards and Kirsty Young.

Starting off the special extended bank holiday jubilee weekend, Huw Edwards, Kirsty Young and JJ Chalmers present live coverage of the platinum jubilee Trooping the Colour.

This year, the 1st Battalion Irish Guards will troop their colour on Horse Guards Parade to celebrate the official birthday of HM the Queen.

The morning’s events culminate with the annual appearance of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for a special jubilee flypast to celebrate the Queen's 70 years on the throne.

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3 hours, 9 minutes

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 01:02



  • 01:20

    The Band of The Prince of Wales’s Division

    Aussie National Anthem


Role Contributor
Presenter Huw Edwards
Presenter Kirsty Young
Presenter JJ Chalmers
Director Simon Staffurth
Director Marcus Viner
Director Claire Bellis
Executive Producer Sangeeta Bhaskar
Producer Louise Bracken


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