Prince Philip's Funeral Service Is This Saturday—Here’s How You Can Watch

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh will be honored this weekend with a private royal ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor. The husband of Queen Elizabeth and father to Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward passed away last Friday at the age of 99.

While the world mourns with the royal family, many are wondering if they will be able to watch the service honoring the late Duke. Luckily, we will have the option to tune in from the comfort of our very own homes.

Read on for information on where you will be able to watch/stream Prince Philip's funeral service.

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1. When Will The Funeral Take Place?

The service will take place on Saturday, April 17 at 3 p.m. (or 10 a.m. EST). Before the ceremony begins, there will be a procession starting at 2:45 p.m. (9:45 a.m. EST), followed by a National Minute's Silence. Members of the royal family are set to walk in the procession, including the Duke's grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry.

2. How Can I Watch The Funeral?

Many have been urged not to travel to Windsor to pay their respects, due to COVID-19 restrictions. Meanwhile, the guest list for the ceremony has been limited to 30 people.

However, for those wishing to watch Prince Philip's service, there will be plenty of options. The funeral will be broadcast on the BBC One, Sky and ITN networks, as well as on NBC News and CNN. CNN will start airing at 9 a.m. EST while the NBC News broadcast will begin at 9:30 a.m. EST. Those in Canada will be able to view the ceremony through CTV News, beginning at 8 a.m. EST.

For those who wish to stream the service, it will be available on BBC iPlayer and NBC News Now.

3. How Can I Send My Condolences To The Family?

While attendance at the ceremony is severely limited, the royal family is accepting messages of condolence (that might actually be read by the royal family members themselves) on their official website here.

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