Fearne to join BBC Royal Wedding team

TV presenter Fearne Cotton has been named as part of the team who will co-host the BBC’s coverage of the forthcoming Royal Wedding.

She will be one of a number of presenters taking part,who will also include Fiona Bruce, Sophie Raworth, Edith Bowman, BBC Sport’s Jake Humphrey, Chris Hollins and the One Show’s Alex Jones.

Newsreader Huw Edwards will be the frontman for the big day, which is on April 29.

Richard Bacon and Vernon Kay will be among those taking part in the BBC’s radio coverage.

Deputy Director General Mark Byford, who is overseeing the BBC’s plans for the event, said, “With such a strong line-up of presenters across TV, radio and online, the BBC’s in-depth coverage of the royal wedding will bring the event to life for viewers and listeners across the land, helping the UK to celebrate the big day.”

The ceremony between Prince William and Kate Middleton is expected to draw huge audiences, with the BBC, ITV and Sky all competing for viewers.

Eamonn Holmes will present Sky’s coverage while ITV’s will be fronted by Philip Schofield and Julie Etchingham.

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