WATCH: The funeral of HRH Prince Philip


The funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh, the longest-serving royal consort in British history, will take place Saturday 17 April. Watch it on DStv.

The funeral of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, will take place at Windsor Castle Saturday, 17 April 2021.

The band of the Grenadier Guards, one of the most senior regiments of the British Army, will lead the military portion, while his son Charles, the Prince of Wales, and individuals from The Royal Family will form the procession, along with staff from the royal household.

The service will be broadcast live on several of DStv’s news channels – keep reading for more information.

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BBC World News (DStv channel 400)

BBC News

Special coverage live from Windsor Castle on the day of the funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Watch it Saturday 17 April from 11:00.

The Funeral of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Huw Edwards introduces live coverage of the ceremonial Funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh from Windsor. Her Majesty The Queen, together with other members of the Royal Family will attend the Funeral Service. A full military procession and members of the Royal Family will accompany the coffin, as it makes the final journey from Windsor Castle to St George's Chapel.

Throughout the afternoon, Huw Edwards will be joined by special guests, including Sir David Attenborough, Baroness Scotland, Alan Titchmarsh, and Baroness Grey-Thompson, to remember the man behind the crown. Royal experts will share their thoughts and analysis on this historic occasion and pay tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh’s life of service and duty.

JJ Chalmers and Sophie Raworth in Windsor will report on the events from key locations around the Castle and will meet people participating in the ceremonial events.

Watch it Saturday 17 April from 19:00. 

Watch BBC World News now


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CNN (DStv channel 401)

CNN Special: The Royal Funeral of Prince Philip

Anchored by Anderson Cooper, Richard Quest and Julia Chatterley in New York. With CNN correspondents in Windsor, London and Edinburg.
Watch it Saturday 17 April from 15:00 – 17:30

CNN International Special

Anchored by Hala Gorani in Windsor
Watch it Saturday 17 April from 17:30 – 19:00.

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Euronews (DStv channel 414)

No Comment Live
Watch it Saturday 17 April from 16:00

Watch Euronews now


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