Good news for us Brits as ITV Choice are screening LIVE coverage of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday 19th May. In honour of the arrival of Prince William and Katherine’s third baby, they will also be airing a whole season of everything Royal including exclusive curated documentaries, bringing us behind the scenes into the world’s most talked-about relationship – the union between Harry and Meghan – as well as exploring some of the most high profile British royal unions and an exclusive peek at what Meghan can expect from joining the Royal family.
Here’s are round up of the best Royal picks…
Harry and Meghan – The Royal Wedding
Of course, first up is the Royal Wedding itself. If you can’t watch anything else, watch this, as the big day will be presented by Julie Etchingham and loveable Phillip Schofield from This Morning, where it will be anchored live from a specially constructed studio in Windsor, joined by special guests including friends of the Royal family themselves.
The presenters will consist of a range of ITV’s reporters at Windsor Castle interviewing guests as they arrive and leading live commentary of the service from inside St George’s Chapel. Expect carriages and coachmen, church bells and tears, this is going to be a cracker!
When: Saturday 19th May KSA: 16:25/ UAE: 17:25
Kate: The Making Of A Modern Queen
Combining remarkable footage and expert interviews, this authoritative special screening presents the true story of Kate Middleton, the seemingly ordinary young woman who is now destined to be our Queen of England. Featuring interviews with royal commentators, ITV Choice presents an evocative portrayal of the life that Kate shares with William and reveals a woman that’s very much fit to be queen.
When: Thursday 10th May KSA: 21:00/ UAE: 22:00
A Very Royal Wedding
This feature length documentary celebrates the 70th anniversary of The Queen and Prince Philip’s marriage in November 1947 as presenter Alexander Armstrong examines how a battered post-war Britain pulled off the wedding of the century against the odds. Including contributions from Joan Collins and Sheila Hancock as well as revealing insights from the ordinary people who made this wedding such a special occasion.
When: Friday 11th May KSA: 21:00/ UAE 22:00
Invitation to the Royal Wedding
This programme counts down to the wedding of the year by going behind the scenes of some of Britain’s most iconic royal weddings in recent memory. Presented by much-loved newsman Sir Trevor McDonald and Julie Etchingham, the documentary meets the many people at the heart of making these momentous occasions work and discovers exactly what goes into orchestrating events attended by hundreds and watched by millions.
When: Friday 17th May KSA: 21:00/ UAE 22:00
Harry and Meghan: A Very Modern Romance
Not to be missed for Friday night viewing is this one hour special that explores the the remarkable lives of Meghan Markle, a powerful women’s rights campaigner, and her relationship with Prince Harry, one of the most cheeky and beloved members of the Royal Family. As we countdown to the Royal Wedding, Harry and Meghan: A Very Modern Romance highlights a contemporary romance at the heart of the British Royal Family.
When: Friday 18th May KSA 21:00/ UAE: 22:00
The Royal Wives of Windsor
We can’t wait for this one, as this two part prime time series explores how the women who wed into the house of Windsor over the last century have transformed the most famous dynasty in the world. Focusing on the key wives of Windsor – the Queen Mother, Wallis Simpson, the Queen, Princess Margaret, Camilla and Kate, this series will provide a colourful and informed look at the lives of the royal wives of Windsor and how they reflect on our society in Britain. Girl power! This is a great one for the girls…
When: Friday 24 May KSA: 21:00/ UAE: 22:00
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