Platinum Jubilee: Party at the palace the most watched TV programme of the year

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The BBC programme “Party at the Palace” has become the most-watched TV programme of the year so far.

The programme, which was watched by 11.2 million people on average and saw 13 million people tune in at its peak, saw speeches from Prince William and performances from artists such as Sir Rod Stewart. The celebrations were organised to mark seven decades since the Queen came to the throne.

The TV audience was slightly reduced from previous royal events such as the Queens Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

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Commenting on the successful viewing figures The BBC said in the statement: “The Platinum Party at the Palace on BBC One was the most-watched programme of the year so far.”

Those who missed the celebrations can watch coverage again via the BBC IPlayer or Sky News.

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