Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance - BBC One, Saturday 11th November, 9 pm.
Live coverage of the Royal British Legion's Festival of Remembrance from the Royal Albert Hall, performed in front of Her Majesty The Queen. The ceremony will mark the centenary of the First World War Battle Passchendaele; 100 years since the formation of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission; the 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein; and features displays by The Queen’s Colour Squadron marking their 75th anniversary and The Band of HM Royal Marines.
Remembrance Sunday: The Cenotaph - BBC One, Sunday 12th November, 10.20 am.
David Dimbleby presents live coverage from The Cenotaph in Whitehall. For the first time Her Majesty the Queen will watch proceedings from the balcony of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and observe the Prince of Wales and other members of the Royal Family in the wreath laying below.
Remembrance Weekend programming continues across the BFBS TV platform with Remembrance: George Cross Island – a two-minute silence followed by the story of the bravery of the people of Malta, which led to the awarding of the first collective George Cross medal. Saturday on Forces TV, BFBS channel 09.
On Sunday, Remembrance: Scotland’s Somme - is a two-minute silence followed by the story of McCrae's Battalion and how some of Scotland's most famous footballers went to war in 1914; and Remembrance: We Were There, a special compilation of personal accounts from those who fought in the Falklands War - marking 35 years since the conflict - Forces TV, BFBS channel 09.
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