Platinum Jubilee

Colonel's Review: Prince William leads Trooping the Colour full dress rehearsal

The Duke of Cambridge has overseen final preparations for next week's Trooping the Colour ceremony.

The Colour of the Irish Guards will be trooped at this year's event and Prince William, as Colonel of the Regiment, led the full dress rehearsal at Horse Guards Parade on Saturday.

On horseback, he oversaw the 90-minute rehearsal for the annual military spectacle which will kick off the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations during the four-day Bank Holiday weekend.

More than 1,500 soldiers and 350 horses carried out complex battlefield drill manoeuvres as part of the rehearsal.