Queen Elizabeth II lying in state in Westminster Hall is streaming live on the BBC now - here’s how to watch

Her Majesty will be laid to rest at her state funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday, 19 September.

National broadcaster the BBC has launched a dedicated stream to show Queen Elizabeth II lying in state.

Her Majesty died at the age of 96 at her Balmoral Castle residence in Scotland on Thursday, 8 September.

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A ceremonial procession took place on Wednesday, transporting the coffin of the Queen from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall.

From then until the state funeral on Monday, lying-in-state will take place where the mourning public may visit to pay their respects.

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    Hundreds of thousands of people are already crowding the near-by areas with long queues forming along the banks of the River Thames.

    The last member of the Royal Family to lie-in-state was that of the Queen Mother in 2002 when over 200,000 people queued to view her coffin.

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    However, not everyone will be able to attend the Queen lying-in-state in person, leading to the launch of the BBC stream.

    Here is everything you need to know.

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    How to watch the BBC stream of Queen Elizabeth II lying-in-state?

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    The service will is now available globally for those who wish to pay their respects to the Queen virtually.

    It became available from 5 pm on Wednesday, 14 September 2022 and will end by the time of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral on Monday.

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    If you wish to watch and pay your respects following the death of the UK’s longest-reigning monarch, it will be available across a number of BBC services.

    The live stream of the Queen lying-in-state will be available on the BBC home page, the BBC News website and app, as well as BBC iPlayer, BBC Parliament and via the Red Button.