BBC News presenter Huw Edwards praised for his handling of the Queen’s death

BBC News presenter Huw Edwards praised for his handling of the Queen's death. Image: wallace wainhouse/

PEOPLE have taken to social media to praise BBC News presenter Huw Edwards, who had the difficult task of importing the British nation that the Queen had died.

BBC News presenter Huw Edwards has been praised for his handling of the Queen’s death on Thursday, September 8.

James Melville wrote on Twitter: “Huw Edwards has been absolutely magnificent tonight. Perfect tone. Quiet, dignified, understated gravitas at a sombre but historical moment.”

Another person wrote: “@thehuwedwards you did her proud today x”

“Absolutely got to echo this, Huw Edwards has put in an absolute shift to keep us informed through frankly 3 extremely important days in this country’s history,” said another person.

While another person wrote: “Huw Edwards did a wonderful job today. Dignified and respectful, keeping The Nation informed for a few hours whilst waiting to deliver the announcement.”

“Huw Edwards is a legend,” another person wrote.

“Huw Edwards really is one of Wales’ greatest sons. His record speaks for itself, but today he really has done credit to the BBC and the whole nation,” another person on Twitter wrote.


Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms, died aged 96 on Thursday, September 8.

A statement read: “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

“The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”

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Matthew Roscoe

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