'Royal funeral' filmed in Leeds city centre for new BBC2 drama

A new BBC2 drama is being filmed in Leeds city centre - according to a video sent in by a reader today.

Friday, 9th December 2016, 5:54 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:37 pm

In the footage, a troupe of Beefeaters appear to march alongside a coffin draped in royal symbols.

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A notice says "Please be aware, we are currently filming scenes for a new BBC2 drama entitled "King Charles III", It is based on the play by Mike Bartlett.

"Please do not be alarmed. KC2 TV Ltd would like to apologise for any inconvenience cased in the making of this film."