The entire world will be witnessing Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s burial, on Monday, September 19. The state funeral at Westminster Abbey will be an opportunity to pay our ultimate respects to the 96-year-old monarch through solemn pageantry and introspective meditation. The ceremony will be broadcast on TV and the internet and begins at 11 a.m. local time. This guide explains how to watch the Queen’s funeral in the UK, US, Commonwealth and beyond.
The funeral procession for the Queen kicks off tomorrow’s activities. The Queen will stop lying in state at 6.30 a.m. The gun carriage that was used for the funerals of Her Majesty’s father, George V, and Sir Winston Churchill will transport Her Majesty’s coffin from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey at 10.44 am.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his brother, William, the new Prince of Wales, will once again walk side-by-side behind the Queen’s coffin.
The service will begin at 11am BST and last for one hour. The order of service will feature music and readings chosen by the Queen herself. The Last Post will be played at around 11.55am.
At 12 p.m. BST, when the Queen’s funeral concludes, the country, the Commonwealth, and the many millions of people watching across the world will pause for two minutes in silence.
What time is the Queen’s funeral?
- London, England – 11am BST
- New York, US – 6am ET
- Los Angeles, US – 3am PT
- Canberra, Australia – 8pm AEST
- Auckland, NZ – 10pm NZST
- New Dehli, India – 3.30pm IST
- Beijing, China – 5am CST
- Tokyo, Japan – 7pm JST
- Islamabad, Pakistan – 3pm PKT
- Lagos, Nigeria – 11am WAT
- Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – 8pm PGT
How to watch the Queen’s funeral online
The BBC will broadcast live from inside Westminster Hall as thousands of mourners queue up to see the Queen lying in state. You can watch the live stream on the BBC YouTube Channel
How to watch the Queen’s funeral in Pakistan
All major news channel will broadcast the Queen Elizabeth’s funeral live on Monday, September 19 at 03:00 PM in Pakistan. You can watch the live stream on the BBC YouTube Channel