KING Charles III. will address the nation in his first speech as reigning monarch.
It follows the sad death of Britain’s beloved Queen Elizabeth II.
When will King Charles address the UK and US today?
King Charles’ official spokesman has confirmed that today (September 9, 2022) he will deliver his first speech since the death of his mother on September 8, 2022.
He is scheduled to deliver his speech at around 6:00 p.m. BST or 1:00 p.m. EST in a pre-taped televised address.
King Charles, who has declared a royal period of mourning until seven days after his mother’s funeral, will then be officially proclaimed monarch at a historic Accession Council meeting at St James’s Palace on 10 September 2022.
Britain’s longest reigning monarch died at Balmoral in Scotland on Thursday 8 September 2022.
Charles automatically became king after Her Majesty’s sad death.
Before King Charles’s speech, bells are expected to ring in St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle at noon.
A gun salute will then be fired at 1pm in London’s Hyde Park – one round for each year the Queen has been.
What is His Majesty expected to say?
The new king is likely to make the speech relatively short as he pays tribute to his late mother.
On September 8, 2022, Charles, now known as King Charles III, made a somber statement while leading the nation’s mourning.
The new king said: “The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty the Queen, is a moment of immense sadness for me and all members of my family.
“We deeply mourn the passing of a cherished sovereign and a beloved mother.
“I know her loss will be felt deeply across the country, in the rich and in the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.
“During this time of sorrow and change, my family and I are comforted and strengthened by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection that was so widespread for the Queen.”
Here’s how to watch King Charles’ speech in the UK and US
You can watch King Charles’ speech on BBC One from 6pm.
Those in the US can watch the speech at 1 p.m. EST.
It is likely that the speech will be made available on the royal family’s official social media channels and YouTube.
It is also broadcast by broadcasters around the world.
The program will also be seen on all major news channels.
After it has aired it can be viewed on BBC iPlayer.
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