Scarlett Moffatt to co host Royal Wedding coverage for BBC


Scarlett Moffatt will be helping to host the BBC’s Royal Wedding coverage, it’s been revealed.

BBC Radio 1 will be covering events on Newsbeat and Scarlett Moffatt will be the royal correspondent for BBC Radio 1, reporting into the daytime shows every hour live from Windsor Castle.

On BBC Radio 2’s coverage will be led by Chris Evans, who will be celebrating with a special show and surprise guests between 8-11.30am, soaking up the mood and atmosphere in Windsor.

Alan Carr and Mel Sykes will then be to Radio 2 between 11.30am – 1pm on Royal Wedding Day with a confetti-filled programme full of great music, nuptial shout-outs and a bouquet brimming with listeners’ texts and emails.

Meanwhile, Leading the coverage for BBC One will be presenting team Kirsty Young, Huw Edwards, Dermot O’Leary, Tina Daheley, Alex Jones, Ore Oduba and Anita Rani.

On the morning of the wedding, Kirsty and Dermot will be based by the moat outside Windsor Castle, while Huw will be on the roof of the Guard Room within the walls of Windsor Castle. Both locations place the BBC at the very heart of proceedings with views of the Castle and the gathering crowds.

The three presenters will capture the build-up and anticipation of the ceremony and the atmosphere in Windsor as thousands arrive to get the best vantage point. Specially-invited guests will share memories of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and there will be insight and analysis from Royal and fashion experts.

Tina, Alex, Ore and Anita will be situated around Windsor to capture the stories, excitement and reactions of the day. They will chat to wedding guests as they enter the Chapel, meet some of those lucky enough to have a ticket and talk to people who have come to catch a glimpse of the bride and groom’s carriage procession.

The Royal Wedding is on Saturday, May 19.

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