WATCH: The moment BBC broke the tragic news of Queen Elizabeth II's passing

Publish Date
Friday, 9 September 2022, 6:30AM

News of Queen Elizabeth II's death was announced by Huw Edwards on BBC One.

The broadcaster interrupted Bargain Hunt to deliver the statement from Buckingham Palace.

The broadcaster then played the national anthem, in line with a well-rehearsed plan that has been practised regularly in recent years.

Edwards was wearing a dark suit, white shirt and black tie – in line with the corporation’s on-air dress code for when a royal family member dies.

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