The Queen’s Christmas speech is an annual custom on Christmas Day within the UK and we might hate so that you can miss it.

This yr she’s going to speak about the truth that it has “felt fairly bumpy”,  what with Value Andrew having to step again from public duties and different undesirable occasions, plus the divisions throughout the nation as a result of Brexit.

The Queen’s speech has been broadcast since 1932, however Queen Elizabeth II has learn it herself since 1952. 

This is how and when you may tune in, even for those who’re not within the UK.

When is the Queen’s Christmas speech this yr?

The Queen’s speech will probably be broadcast at 3pm Christmas Day, and it’ll final roughly ten minutes.

How one can watch it on TV

Within the UK, the Queen’s Royal Christmas Message, as it’s formally referred to as, is broadcast on BBC One, ITV, Sky 1 and Sky Information. It’s also broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (92-95FM and 103-105FM).

It is proven once more on BBC 2 at 5.25pm.

As ever, the message will probably be pre-recorded and broadcast to all 52 member nations of the commonwealth.

How one can watch the Queen’s speech on-line from anyplace

Shortly after the TV broadcast, it is possible for you to to stream the Queen’s speech on-line through iPlayer. You’ll be able to watch in an internet browser, or by downloading the app in your telephone or pill.

Watching on iPlayer is the simplest strategy to see the speech for those who’re not in one of many nations the place the speech is aired. Nevertheless, iPlayer is technically solely accessible throughout the UK.

To get round this limitation you should use a VPN and select a UK server, which can make it seem that you’re within the UK. Not all VPN companies unblock iPlayer, however a number of which do embody ExpressVPN, NordVPN and Hidden24.