'This Morning' stars Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby pay respects at Queen's lying in state

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Watch: ITV's Phil and Holly pay respects at Queen's Lying in State

This Morning stars Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were spotted at Westminster Hall where the Queen is lying in state.

Thousands of members of the public have been queuing to view the coffin.

And video footage shows the duo, who were both dressed in black, looking serious as they walked through the area.

Read more: I queued overnight to see the Queen lying in state – here's what it's really like

According to the Daily Mail, Schofield and Willoughby - who was wearing a black facemask - were there filming a segment for their ITV show.

The presenters were seen at Westminster Hall. (ITV/Joel Anderson)
The presenters were seen at Westminster Hall. (ITV/Joel Anderson)

This Morning was not on air on Friday (16 September) amid the ongoing coverage of the Queen's death and in the run-up to the funeral next week, but it will be back on Tuesday.

Willoughby, 41, and Schofield, 60, are not the only ITV stars to have been seen at the Palace of Westminster.

Members of the public file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, lying in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster, London, ahead of her funeral on Monday. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2022.
The Queen is lying in state. (PA)

Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid also visited, queuing for more than seven hours.

She kept her fans updated about it on Twitter, saying that being able to be there and pay her respects was "worth every minute" of the queue.

Reid also shared tips for members of the public who were planning to go and wait in line.

A sign in Southwark Park in London, informing members of the public that the queue to view Queen Elizabeth II lying in state ahead of her funeral on Monday is 14 hours plus. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2022.
Thousands of people have been queuing, including Susanna Reid. (PA)

Her advice included wearing the "comfiest" shoes and taking along toilet paper.

She also advised people to carry wet wipes for hands instead of sanitiser, as it would be confiscated by security as they went in.

Read more: Susanna Reid says seven hour queue to see Queen lying in state was 'worth every minute'

The Queen’s lying in state at the Palace of Westminster is open 24 hours a day until it closes at 6.30am on 19 September, the day of the late monarch's funeral.

Yahoo has contacted ITV for comment.