Prince Philip funeral on TV: How can I watch it live and what channel will it be on?

PRINCE Philip – who was married to the Queen for more than 70 years – passed away last week at the age of 99.

Buckingham Palace announced the Duke of Edinburgh died at Windsor Castle on the morning of Friday, April 9.

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How can I watch Prince Philip's funeral on TV?

Prince Philip's funeral day will receive extensive TV coverage both in the UK and around the world.

As the consort of the Queen, Prince Phillip is entitled to a state funeral.

But the Duke of Edinburgh will not be given one as expressed by his own wishes.

Instead, he will be given a military funeral, with a private service held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor with 30 mourners and burial in Frogmore Gardens.

The day will be covered around the globe on TV with a live broadcast on BBC.

TV cameras will not be allowed inside the chapel, unlike for royal weddings.

When is Prince Philip’s funeral?

The funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh will take place at St George's Chapel at 3pm this Saturday, April 17.

The news of the Duke's death was announced on Friday, April 9 after he passed away "peacefully" at Windsor Castle.

A statement from Buckingham Palace said: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

"Further announcements will made in due course.

"The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss."

How can I observe the minute's silence?

The Royal Family have asked the public not to travel to Windsor Castle for Prince Philip's funeral on Saturday April 17.

The funeral will begin with a national minute's silence at 3pm and will be broadcast live on TV.

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