• Mon. May 20th, 2024

BBC Strictly Come Dancing cancelled amid Queen’s funeral as new date announced

Byoxfordnewspaper

Sep 13, 2022

The BBC has announced the new series of Strictly Come Dancing will be postponed following the death of Her Majesty the Queen.

The BBC said: “Following the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II there will be special programming to mark her life across the BBC and schedules will be subject to change.”

As part of the scheduled changes the new series of Strictly Come Dancing, originally meant to return this weekend, will now launch Friday 23 September, followed by the first live show on Saturday 24 September.

Full BBC One schedule on the weekend of Queen’s schedule

Fri 16 September

  • 18:00 BBC News
  • 18:30 BBC London News
  • 19:00 The One Show: Our Queen Remembered
  • 19:30 HM The Queen: The Vigil
  • 20:15 The Repair Shop (R)
  • 21:00 Celebrity MasterChef
  • 22:00 BBC News and Weather
  • 23:00 BBC London News
  • 23:10 Elizabeth R (R)

Sat 17 September

  • 17:10 BBC News
  • 18:00 BBC London News
  • 18:05 Weather
  • 18:10 Pointless Celebrities
  • 19:00 Film: Paddington (R)
  • 20:30 Casualty
  • 21:20 The Secrets She Keeps
  • 22:05 BBC News
  • 22:50 Match of the Day

Sun 18 September

  • 17:00 BBC News
  • 17:30 BBC London News
  • 18:00 Countryfile – Queen & Country: Windsor (R)
  • 19:00 The Eve of the State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II
  • 20:00 A National Minute's Silence for HM The Queen (w/t)
  • 20:05 Frozen Planet II
  • 21:05 Bloodlands
  • 22:05 BBC News and Weather
  • 23:00 BBC London News
  • 23:05 Match of the Day 2
  • 23:50 The Women's Football Show

Mon 19 September

  • 06:00 Breakfast
  • 08:00 The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II
  • 17:00 BBC News
  • 17:50 BBC London News
  • 18:15 The One Show: Our Queen Remembered
  • 18:50 Film: Paddington 2 (R)
  • 20:30 The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II: Events of the Day
  • 22:00 BBC News and Weather
  • 23:00 BBC London News

BBC schedules are still subject to change at short notice.