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The Coronation

Whether you get up early on Saturday morning to watch the live coverage of the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla or wait for the highlights program, you’ll want to brew a pot of tea and settle in for the pomp and circumstance. Round out your royal weekend on Sunday with a look back at the king’s life as well as two musical salutes to the new monarch.

The Coronation (live coverage)
Watch the historic BBC live coverage of the coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla. A range of guests will join including friends and colleagues of The King and Queen Consort.

KET Saturday, May 6 at 2:30/1:30 am

Coronation: A Day to Remember (highlights program)
Join Kirsty Young for a look back at a remarkable Coronation Day. The program will feature highlights from the ceremony at Westminster Abbey, The Coronation Procession, the famous Buckingham Palace balcony appearance and more.

KET Saturday, May 6 at 9/8 pm

Charles R: The Making of a Monarch
Explore the past 74 years that Charles has been a king in the making, showing his life as captured on film, home movies and TV cameras. An unfiltered and immersive portrait, the documentary is told through his own words recorded through the decades.

KET Saturday, May 6 at 10:30/9:30 pm
KET Friday, May 12 at 4/3 pm

Sing for the King
Learn about the specially formed choir performing on the grounds of Windsor Castle the day after the coronation. See the highs and lows as the choir prepares for the performance of their lives in front of the King and Queen, and millions worldwide.

KET Sunday, May 7 at 2/1 pm

The Coronation Concert
Hugh Bonneville hosts a concert from the grounds of Windsor Castle. Headliners Lionel Richie and Katy Perry help showcase the country’s diverse cultural heritage in music, theatre and dance.

KET Sunday, May 7 at 3/2 pm