Here’s when, where and how you can watch the royal wedding live in South Africa

2018-05-08 07:00
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Cape Town – It's time for the royal wedding. 

On Saturday, 19 May Prince Harry will wed Meghan Markle and fans can see the magic unfold live on television.

ITV Choice (DStv 123) will broadcast live, comprehensive coverage of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan. The coverage will start at 10:25 and run through to 16:00.

It will also be broadcast live on BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174) and BBC World News (Dstv 400). BBC Lifestyle will be showcasing it all live from 10.15 and finishing at around approximately 15:30.

SABC3 (DStv 193) will also broadcast the wedding live from 09:30-15:00.

The couple will exchange vows at 13:00 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle with The Archbishop of Canterbury to officiate as the couple take their marriage vows.

Following the service, a Carriage Procession will commence at 14:00 from St Georges Chapel through Windsor Town returning to Windsor Castle via the Long Walk.

The full order of service will be published on the royal family's official website of on Saturday morning. So that members of the public can follow the service at home.

Channel24 will have live coverage of the Royal Wedding that you can follow here

There will also be coverage ahead of the royal wedding and afterwards.



E! Live From the Royal Wedding - Saturday, 19 May at 11:00 on E! (DStv 124)

E! Live From the Royal Wedding – the network’s unparalleled and unpredictable five-hour wedding coverage – hosted by pop culture expert Giuliana Rancic, celebrity fashion stylist Brad Goreski, royal expert E! News Chief Correspondent Melanie Bromley, and E! UK TV host Sarah-Jane Crawford.


The Royal Wedding Live With Cord and Tish! - Saturday, 19 May at 21:00 on M-Net (DStv 101)

With coverage like no other, this special features comedic duo Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon as their famously funny broadcast characters Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan – legends of the industry who have most recently “hosted” this year’s Rose Parade in the US. The veteran TV pair will team up with their old friend Tim Meadows and special guests to cover the wedding procession and festivities with their trademark dignity and grace.

Harry & Meghan Said Yes – Sunday, 20 May at 15:00 on TLC (DStv 135)

TLC’s top wedding experts come together in a one-off special produced by ITN Productions, to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry to his American Princess, Meghan Markle. Watching and offering their expert opinions, unique insights and unrestrained reactions are; royal dress designer and host of Say Yes to the Dress UK, David Emanuel, host of the American Say Yes to the Dress series, Randy Fenoli, Curvy Brides’ Boutique’s Jo Cooke and Alison Law, and from Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, Monte Durham and Lori Allen.

E! Royal Wedding Rundown - Sunday, 20 May at 20:00 on E! (DStv 124)

E! Royal Wedding Rundown, the hour-long recap special will air immediately following E!’s live coverage of the historic event.

Operation Royal Wedding - Sunday, 20 May at 21:00 on National Geographic (DStv 182)

On Saturday 19th May, the world’s eyes turned to the small British market town of Windsor, to witness the wedding of Royal Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. But what does it take to stage the greatest show on earth which will be watched by an estimated 2.8 billion people in more than 180 countries across the globe? With unprecedented and exclusive access to many of the key elements of the biggest event in recent British history, Operation Royal Wedding reveals the behind the scenes story of a nation pulling together to create a world class event and celebrates the unsung heroes who make it all happen.

The Royal Wives of Windsor - Thursday, May 24, and Friday, May 25 at 20h00 on ITV Choice (DStv 123)

In this two-part documentary we examine what it’s like to be and what it takes to succeed as a Royal wife based on the lived experience of 100 years of Windsor women. We will focus on the key wives of Windsor – the Queen Mother, Wallis Simpson, the Queen, Princess Margaret, Princess Anne, Diana, Fergie, Sophie, Camilla, Kate and throw forward to Meghan. Viewers will learn how Royal-born women were often constrained in matters of the heart and how the commoners flourished and floundered under innumerable pressures.

Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance - Saturday 26 May at 20:00 on Lifetime (DStv 131)

Chronicling the romance between a beloved prince and his new TV star fiancée, Harry & Meghan will examine the history of Prince Harry (Murray Fraser) and Meghan Markle (Parisa Fitz-Henley) from the moment they met after being set up by friends, through their initial courtship, how they were able to keep their romance under wraps and ultimately the intense global media attention surrounding their relationship.

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