[The Royal Wedding]

1960 , Trafalgar Square London (Other)

Anglia Television's introduction to the first televised broadcast of a royal wedding.

Peter Kennerley delivers a piece to camera from London's bustling Trafalgar Square, introducing the live coverage by Anglia Television's Outside Broadcast Unit, on the day of the royal wedding of Princess Margaret to Antony Armstrong-Jones.

Keywords

Anticipation; Broadcasting; Celebrations; Media coverage; National events; Royal weddings; Televised events;

Background Information

Princess Margaret married Antony Armstrong-Jones at Westminster Abbey in the spring of 1960. It was the first royal wedding to be broadcast on television and more than 20 million viewers tuned in to watch it. Cited http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/events/princess_margarets_wedding

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[The Royal Wedding]

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