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Remembrance Week 2023 on the BBC


Remembrance Week 2023 on the BBC

The BBC is marking Remembrance Week 2023 across television, radio, and online with a range of original and live programming, including the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance 2023 and the National Service of Remembrance at The Cenotaph.

Tim Davie, BBC Director-General:

“The BBC is honoured to bring remembrance content to our audiences across TV, radio, and online, with special programming to commemorate those who served in the armed forces and pay tribute to all those who made the ultimate sacrifice.”

On TV, BBC One will broadcast a whole host of programming for Remembrance Week from 6 November, including on Saturday 11 November, BBC One and BBC iPlayer 9pm -10.40pm – The Royal British Legion Festival Of Remembrance 2023, the annual commemorative event from the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Clare Balding.

Sunday 12 November, BBC One and BBC iPlayer 10.15am -12.50pm – Remembrance Sunday: The Cenotaph, the traditional service led by His Majesty King Charles III. For the first time ever, the BBC will be providing audio described commentary for audiences who are blind or partially sighted across both events, through BBC iPlayer and the channel’s red button function.

The corporation will observe the two-minute silence on 11 November and programmes including The One Show and Morning Live will reflect on acts of remembrance throughout the week.

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