TV Guide

Watch this bonanza of TV shows to get revved up for the royal wedding

11 May 2018 - 14:33 By TIMESLIVE
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will tie the knot on May 19 at Windsor Castle.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will tie the knot on May 19 at Windsor Castle.
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It's royal wedding season! Actress Meghan Markle will be transformed into the Duchess of Sussex when she marries Prince Harry at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday, May 19.

If you have wedding fever, you're in luck because there are a wide range of TV shows relating to the royals coming up in the next couple of weeks:

FRIDAY, MAY 11

  • Harry & Meghan: In Their Own Words airs at 8pm on ITV Choice (DStv channel 123).

SUNDAY, MAY 13

  • Royal Wedding 2011: HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton airs at 9pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174).
  • Prince Harry’s Story: Four Royal Weddings airs at 9pm on National Geographic (DStv channel 181).

MONDAY, MAY 14

  • Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy airs at 9pm on BBC Lifestyle.

TUESDAY, MAY 15

  • Elizabeth at 90 airs at 9pm on BBC Lifestyle.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16

  • Harry and Meghan: A Modern Love Story airs at 9pm on BBC Lifestyle.

THURSDAY, MAY 17

  • Britain’s Royal Weddings airs at 9pm on BBC Lifestyle.
  • Invitation to a Royal Wedding airs at 8pm on ITV Choice.

FRIDAY, MAY 18

  • Britain’s Royal Weddings airs at 9pm on BBC Lifestyle.
  • Harry and Meghan: A Very Modern Romance airs at 8pm on ITV Choice.

SATURDAY, MAY 19: THE WEDDING DAY

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are scheduled to exchange vows at 13:00 South African time.

Several channels will be covering the build-up to the event, the wedding ceremony itself, as well as the newly wed's procession around Windsor in a horse-drawn carriage:

  • ITV Choice (DStv Channel 123) will broadcast live, comprehensive coverage of the royal wedding from a specially-constructed studio on the grounds of Windsor Castle. Hosted by Julie Etchingham and Phillip Schofield, ITV's wedding special will run from 10:25am to 4pm and will feature friends of the royal family.
  • Sky News (DStv channel 402), BBC Lifestyle and BBC World News (DStv channel 400) will also all be covering the wedding.

SUNDAY, MAY 20

  • Operation Royal Wedding airs at 9pm on National Geographic.
  • Harry & Meghan Said Yes airs at 3pm on TLC (DStv channel 125).

THURSDAY, MAY 24

  • The Royal Wives of Windsor airs at 8pm on ITV Choice.

FRIDAY, MAY 25

  • The Royal Wives of Windsor airs at 8pm on ITV Choice.

SATURDAY, MAY 26

  • Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance airs at 8pm on Lifetime (DStv channel 131).

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