Huw Edwards breaks silence on reaction to BBC's Queen funeral coverage 'Army of talent'

He added the hashtags: “#funeral #queensfuneral.”

Viewers flocked to comment on the post as many agreed with Dan, as they praised the BBC veteran.

BeatlesJimbo commented: “Agreed, and think most news coverage has been exceptionally good. Well done @thehuwedwards but also to @CliveMyrieBBC @sophieraworth @JaneHillNews @DermotMurnaghan & @BBCShaunLey. And a special mention to the legend that is @GylesB1. Great work all of you. Thank you.”

Rebecca Morris added: “Huw, or I should say Sir Huw… are the legend of our country, that has carried us through this sad period. No matter how hard the message was that you delivered, you did it with composure and compassion. Thank you….xx.”