The BBC said it would offer a live stream of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin in London from Wednesday afternoon London time.
In a statement, Britain’s public broadcaster said it would “provide a special live stream of Her Majesty the Queen’s recumbent reclining-in-state for those who wish to pay their respects but who cannot come to London, or who are physically unable to do so.” queue.”
The live stream will be available on the BBC homepage, the BBC News website and the iPlayer app and streaming service, among others. “It will also be available internationally at bbc.com/news,” the BBC said. “For those unable to attend, the special live stream is an option to allow people to virtually participate in the vigil and pay their respects wherever they are.”
It will be available from 5pm London time i.e. 12pm ET Wednesday and 9am LA time.
Authorities have said people queuing in London to walk past the closed coffin in Westminster Hall, the oldest part of the Palace of Westminster, may have to wait 30 hours or more. The coffin is placed on a raised platform and draped in the Royal Standard flag below the Imperial State Crown, Sphere and Sceptre, usually kept in the Tower of London. The coffin is guarded by members of the British armed forces.
The Queen’s cleanup will end at 6:30 a.m. London time on Monday. Her state funeral is scheduled for later that day.