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Queen celebrates coronation anniversary

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 00:50

June 4 - Britain's Queen Elizabeth marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation with a service in Westminster Abbey, along with other royals and VIPs. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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(ROUGH CUT ONLY - NO REPORTER NARRATION) The Queen and Prince Phillip, along with other royals, arrived at London's Westminster Abbey on Tuesday (June 4) for a service to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II'sCoronation. Heir to the throne, Prince Charles and second in line to the throne, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge also attended. Prince William was accompanied by his pregnant wife, Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge, who is due to give birth to the third in line to the British throne in mid July. It is the first time the couple have attended a public event at the Abbey where they married two years ago. Some of those who attended the June 2, 1953 service were among the 2,000-strong congregation. The Queen's reign began in 1952 when she was 27-years-old when her father died, with theCoronation taking place a year later. Sixty years ago the weather was cold, grey and wet, but on Tuesday it was a sunny warm day for the celebratory service.

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Queen celebrates coronation anniversary

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - 00:50