Big Screen Switch Off (12-15 July 2019)

Due to building maintenance, the Big Screen Portsmouth will be switched off between 6:00 PM, Friday 12 July - 09:00 AM, Monday 15 July 2019.

Advertising and planned coverage of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships will not be shown during the above listed times. If the work is completed earlier, we will endeavour to return the screen to planned programming.

Advertising will be automatically extended to fulfil the bookings but we apologise for any inconvenience the may cause.


Update: 18:01, Friday 12 July 2019 - The Big Screen has been switched off.

Update 08:46, Monday 15 July 2019 - The Big Screen has resumed to normal operation.

See When You Can Watch The Wimbledon Tennis Championships On The Big Screen

© BBC 2017 / Sue Barker

© BBC 2017 / Sue Barker

Join us for the return of the All England Tennis Championships on the Big Screen Portsmouth this summer!

From Monday, 1 July through to Sunday, 14 July the Big Screen will broadcast the full BBC coverage of the 2019 championships.

Each day* of the championships, we'll show BBC Two's coverage between 11:30am and 1:45pm. We'll then switch to the centre court matches over on BBC One from 1:45pm before ending the day's coverage at 6:00pm.

Clare Balding will present "Today At Wimbledon" which will broadcast between 8:30pm - 9:30pm daily, taking a look at the matches that took place on that day, as well as a look ahead at the games to come.

Full scheduling will be made available on our schedule page from Friday 28 June 2019.

As usual, advertising will be shown for just 90 seconds at different points throughout the day and if you want to purchase space from just £125 +VAT per week, you can do so now by following this link.


Please note, there will be several pre-organised interruptions to the coverage of Wimbledon. These include:

  • Tuesday 2 July 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

  • Wednesday 3 July 09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Friday 5 July All Day

  • Saturday 6 July 09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Thursday 11 July 09:00 AM - 7:00 PM

  • Friday 12 July 09:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Big Screen Brings Interviews And Photos In The Build Up To D-Day 75 Events

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From today, the Big Screen Portsmouth will bring interviews from veterans of D-Day. Delve into the stories of veterans throughout each day as we draw closer to one of the largest commemoration events in the country.

Portsmouth City Council as well as the University of Portsmouth have been collating materials related to D-Day for display on the Big Screen. Starting today, five interviews from veterans have been added along with a dazzling display of photography which has been contributed by local photographer, Shaun Roster. The photography focusses on the newly reopened D-Day Story as well as event highlight imagery of the D-Day 70 event.

We’re continuing to collect content. As announced on 21 January, if you have any materials you would like displayed for the commemorations event, see our content upload page to find out more.