When is Paul McCartney on at Glastonbury? Check Saturday's festival coverage timings

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Boston, MA - June 7: Paul McCartney in concert at Fenway Park in Boston on June 7, 2022. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Paul McCartney will headline Glastonbury on Saturday. (The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Glastonbury Festival 2022's headliners definitely offer something for all ages - Saturday's main act Paul McCartney is the oldest ever headliner at 80, following Billie Eilish, 20, as the youngest ever on Friday.

Macca's top billing will also mark the first time that BBC One has broadcast a Saturday headline performance.

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Here are all the TV coverage timings you need to know for Saturday at Glastonbury.

When is Paul McCartney playing at Glastonbury?

Festivalgoers attend the Glastonbury festival near the village of Pilton in Somerset, southwest England, on June 22, 2022. - More than 200,000 music fans and megastars Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish and Kendrick Lamar descend on the English countryside this week as Glastonbury Festival returns after a three-year hiatus. The coronavirus pandemic forced organisers to cancel the last two years' events, and those going this year face an arduous journey battling three days of major rail strikes across the country. (Photo by Andy Buchanan / AFP) (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Glastonbury 2022 features the oldest and youngest headliners ever. (AFP via Getty Images)

Paul McCartney is Glastonbury's oldest ever headliner, filling Saturday's top spot on the Pyramid Stage.

His show will also be the first time that BBC One has broadcast a Saturday headline act, with coverage beginning on BBC One at 10.30pm on Saturday, 25 June introduced by Jo Whiley.

McCartney's slot actually runs from 9.30pm to 11.45pm, although there is coverage on BBC Two up until when the programme on BBC One starts.

Who else is playing Glastonbury Festival on Saturday?

Noel Gallagher performs on stage at Bristol Sounds on June 22, 2022 in Bristol, England. (Photo by Mike Lewis Photography/Redferns)
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds also play on Saturday. (Redferns)

Other BBC One Saturday coverage begins at 7pm with Olivia Rodrigo.

BBC Two goes heavy on Glastonbury coverage on Saturday, with programmes beginning at 5pm and featuring Self Esteem, Skunk Anansie and Joy Crookes.

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After a break, BBC Two coverage begins again at 8pm with Haim, Leon Bridges and the Avalanches, followed by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at 9pm.

BBC Three airs highlights from 8pm including Holly Humberstone, AJ Tracey, Pa Salieu, Yungblud and Megan Thee Stallion, while BBC Four's 7pm programme features Celeste.

Who else is headlining at Glastonbury 2022?

Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar is the Sunday headliner. (Getty)

Friday kicks off the festival with youngest ever headliner Billie Eilish on the Pyramid Stage, whose performance can be caught up with on iPlayer after it airs on BBC Two.

Sunday will see rapper Kendrick Lamar close the festival as the headline act.

Earlier on Sunday afternoon, Diana Ross takes on the ever popular teatime Legends slot.

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