BritBox International recently announced plans to provide full streaming coverage for the upcoming Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla. Scheduled for Saturday, May 6th, 2023, BritBox will compile the most extensive Coronation coverage, including ITV News’ live broadcast – hosted by Tom Bradby and Julie Etchingham – to its members in the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland. It’s shaping up to be the next best thing to actually attend personally.
“Iconic British events deserve authentic British coverage, and no other streamer knows this better than BritBox. Along with our know-how in best of British programming, bringing live cultural events has always been something we have excelled at – direct from the UK, and uninterrupted. Partnering with ITN and their expert team to offer a front-row seat to our viewers to this moment in history is something we are delighted to be able to offer, alongside our line-up of quality British television.” – Reemah Sakaan, CEO, BritBox International
Coronation coverage will begin with King Charles III: The Coronation broadcast live from Canada Gate, London in front of the iconic Buckingham Palace balcony. CEO of ITN Rachel Corp stated, “ITN’s coverage of the Coronation will be watched by millions of people around the world through key partnerships such as BritBox International. We have secured key camera positions around Buckingham Palace and Westminster to provide viewers with an experience that is better than being in London.”
BritBox will complement the live Coronation coverage with original programming and Royal documentaries for a combined 30+ hours of content. BritBox’s full Coronation line-up includes:
- ITN’s live stream special program, King Charles III: The Coronation
- 60’ highlights package
- Specially commissioned short-form series Countdown to the Crown: The Who’s Who and What’s What of the Coronation
- The documentary Arthur: A Life with the Royal Family, acquired from Rainmaker
- Good Morning Britain Coronation coverage and special programming
- Broader Royal programming including documentaries Charles: The Monarch and the Man and The Monarchy
- This Morning special programming – filmed on the Coronation Street set
- EastEnders’ special Coronation episode
The full Coronation coverage as well as additional content will be available on demand afterward along with special hour-long highlights and commentary. Adorn your fascinators and tune in to BritBox for the live Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday, May 6th, 2023!