How the Coronation made TV history


The Queen is marking the 60th anniversary of her Coronation on Sunday - an event watched by an estimated 27m people across Britain.

Thousands of TVs were specially bought for the occasion on 2 June 1953, and it was the first time the majority of the nation watched an event on live television.

Nick Higham reports on a historic day in broadcasting.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.