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Christmas Broadcast to the UK and the Commonwealth

Published 20 December 2012

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN

2012 CHRISTMAS BROADCAST TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE COMMONWEALTH

The Queen’s annual Christmas Message will be broadcast in 3D television for the first time.

The Message, to be broadcast at 3pm on Christmas Day, will also be available in Standard Definition and High Definition.

Please send your message of condolence using this form

A selection of messages will be passed onto members of the Royal Family, and may be held in the Royal Archives for posterity.