The State Visit to France of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
11.25-11.40 The Queen and The Duke arrive at the Palace of Versailles for a State Luncheon in their honour
1 45-2.45 The Queen and The Duke attend a performance of Ballet des Fleurs from 'Les Indes Galantes'
This performance, specially arranged for The Queen, is given In the Louis XV Theatre in Versailles. This theatre, abandoned for centuries, has been completely restored for the Royal visit. The last Queen to attend this theatre was Marie Antoinette
The scenes described by Richard Dimbleby
The broadcasts are presented by courtesy of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Evening programmes will be interrupted at approximately the following time:
7.45-8.10 The floodlit scene on the banks of the Seine as the President of France and his Royal Guests pass the Cathedral of Notre-Dame on board the Bordes-Fretigny