The Diamond Jubilee HM Queen Elizabeth II: The Official BBC Highlights (DVD)
Cherish this most special of occasions forever with the BBC's coverage of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Relive the astonishing Diamond Jubilee River Pageant that saw over 1,000 vessels including the Royal Barge sail down the Thames in the biggest river flotilla ever seen. Then journey to St Paul's Cathedral for a service of thanksgiving dedicated to Her Majesty before heading by royal carriage to Buckingham Palace where viewers can enjoy an appearance by the Royal Family on the Palace balcony accompanied by a RAF fly-past.
A fitting tribute to an astonishing 60 years on the throne, this DVD of highlights captures the spectacle and pageantry of one of Britain's most momentous days, and will become a much-watched and treasured addition to any Royal DVD collection.
Did You Know?
• The Diamond Jubilee River Pageant saw a new world record being set for the number of boats taking part in a parade; the Guinness World Records confirmed the record as the first 419 boats reached Tower Bridge, beating the previous record of 327 set in Germany last year.
• Despite the rain on the day, over one million people lined the banks of the Thames to watch the Queen sail past aboard the Royal Barge. Music was provided by 10 barges that included the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal College of Music Chamber Choir.
• Both the Thames Pageant and the Service of Thanksgiving were broadcast live on huge screens by the BBC to 22 locations around the country including Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham.
The Official BBC Highlights from the Jubilee weekend including a remarkable river pageant and a Service of Thanksgiving will be staged in London.
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