With Harry and Meghan’s wedding just around the corner, here’s 5 classic TV Times royal wedding covers!

With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tying the note on Saturday 19th May, we thought we'd take a trip down memory lane with 5 classic TV Times royal wedding covers...

TV Times loves a big royal wedding day! Television will extensively cover Prince Harry and Meghan’s big day, with all eyes on the ceremony itself on Saturday 19th May at 12:00 at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.

But, of course Harry and Meghan are far from being the first royal wedding. Here we look back at some of the royal weddings that have graced the cover of TV Times…

1. June 1961 – H.RH. The Duke of Kent and Miss Katharine Worsley

TV Times was thrilled that the telly was showing the wedding of the Queen’s cousin, Edward, to Katharine Worsley as they became the Duke and Duchess of Kent.

2. July 1981 – Charles and Diana

TV Times declared that ITV offered the “best view of the royal wedding” as Charles and Diana tied the knot.

3. August 1981 – Charles and Di again!

We paid tribute to two royal couples in this issue: newlyweds Charles and Diana settled into married life while Corrie legends Rita and Len were about to welcome foster son John. Sadly, requests for a joint photoshoot were declined!

4. July 1986 – Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson enjoyed their big day!

Fergie and Andy wave to the crowds on their royal wedding day on the TV Times cover

TV Times celebrated with a special souvenir issue.

5. April 2011 – Bless! William and Kate got hitched!

Kate and William TV Times Cover wedding 2011
 TV Times looked forward to the Cambridges’ big day with help from the Duke of Daytime, Phillip Schofield.

And now it’s Harry and Meghan!


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