Dame Joanna Lumley joins Sky News’ Platinum Jubilee coverage

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Dame Joanna Lumley will join Sky News for their coverage of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The Absolutely Fabulous actress and campaigner will be a special guest for the famous balcony flypast at Trooping the Colour on Thursday 2nd June, before joining Kay Burley and Sky Royal Commentator Alastair Bruce from 11am on Sunday 5th June for a full day of festivities.

Sky News correspondents will be reporting live from street parties up and down the country for The Jubilee Big Lunch.

Then from 2pm on Sunday, The Platinum Jubilee Pageant, where hundreds of artists, musicians and schoolchildren will come together to perform different chapters of the story of the country’s longest-serving monarch.

Sky News Royal Correspondent Rhiannon Mills will be on hand throughout the four days of celebration with the latest news and analysis and a series of big-name guests.

While Royal insiders and people whose lives have been touched by The Queen will join Sky News each day to share their memories of her incredible tenure of public service.

Sky’s full TV schedule looks like this:

Thursday 2nd June

7am – 10am

Jubilee Breakfast with Kay Burley

Kay Burley is live outside Buckingham Palace as events to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee get under way. Kay will be previewing a packed day of special events and talking to many of those involved.

10am – 1pm

The Queen’s Birthday Parade (Trooping The Colour)

Sarah-Jane Mee presents live coverage of Trooping The Colour from outside Buckingham Palace, as events to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee get underway.

9pm – 10pm

The Jubilee Beacon Show

Gillian Joseph is live at Buckingham Palace as more than 2,000 beacons are lit around the United Kingdom and Commonwealth to mark 70 years of Her Majesty The Queen’s reign.

Friday 3rd June

7am – 1pm

Jubilee Breakfast and Service of Thanksgiving with Kay Burley

Kay Burley is at St Paul’s Cathedral on the day a special service of thanksgiving is held to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Kay will be joined by those taking part in the service as well as Sky News correspondents around the UK.

Saturday 4th June

6am – 10am

Jubilee Breakfast

Kamali Melbourne is outside Buckingham Palace as people around the country mark the third day of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. We’ll be looking ahead to the events of the day with some of the many people taking part.

Sunday 5th June

6am – 10am

Jubilee Breakfast with Sophy Ridge

Sophy Ridge is live at Buckingham Palace on the final day of celebrations to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Sophy will be looking ahead to today’s Jubilee pageant, and the many big lunch events taking place around the UK.

11am – 2pm

The Jubilee Big Lunch

Kay Burley presents live coverage from around the UK of the many big lunch events taking place to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, with special guest Dame Joanna Lumley and Sky Royal Events commentator Alastair Bruce.

2pm – 6pm

The Jubilee Pageant

Kay Burley presents live coverage of the Platinum Jubilee Pageant in central London, with special guest Dame Joanna Lumley and Sky Royal Events commentator Alastair Bruce.

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