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How to watch the coronation concert on TV and online in the UK

Performers will include Take That, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry

Written by
Chiara Wilkinson

Missed out on tickets to the Corrie Naish concert, AKA Glastonbury for royalists? Don’t worry, us too. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get in on the Windsors’ biggest night of the year. That’s right: the whole thing will indeed be streamed live on the BBC and online. And given the shoddy weather this weekend, it’s probably a good thing you can watch from the comfort of your sofa, with access to unlimited snacks and drinks, instead of outside in the rain. 

The concert will be broadcast live to the nation from Windsor Castle with a star-studded line-up. Read on for everything you need to know about watching King Charles’s coronation concert on the TV.

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How can I watch King Charles’s coronation concert on TV?

The show will be broadcast live by the BBC on BBC One and iPlayer, as well as other TV stations around the world. Those in London could also head to St James’s Park to watch it on a big screen.

Can I watch it online?

You most certainly can. The Coronation concert will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer. 

Will the coronation concert be on the radio?

Most definitely. You can tune into BBC Radio 2 and BBC Sounds. Zoe Ball will be speaking to the performers, while Dermot O’Leary will be chatting to the crowds. 

When is the concert and what time does it start?

It will be taking place on Sunday, May 7 in the grounds of Windsor Castle in Berkshire, starting at 8pm. Find out more about the timings of the event here

What’s the line-up?

All sorts of people. Take That will appear with three of its original members: Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen. Lionel Richie, the first global ambassador of the Prince’s Trust, has also been confirmed.

In a surprise appearance that was not on anyone’s 2023 bingo card, pop star Katy Perry will also be serenading the new monarch. Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli and Welsh singer Sir Bryn Terfel will perform as a duo.

Here’s our full guide to the coronation concert line-up.

Read more: here’s everything we know about King Charles III’s coronation concert.

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