The royal family pays tribute to Prince Philip on BBC program
Prince Harry is set to appear alongside other members of the royal family including Prince Charles and Prince William to share personal thoughts and reflections on Duke of Edinburgh For a new movie, a tribute to BBC One.
Prince Philip: Remembering The Royal Family, which is set to air on Wednesday, September 22 at 9pm on BBC One, will feature interviews from all members of the royal family, 95, and Philip’s children – Prince of Wales, 72, the Princess Royal, 71 and the Duke York 61 years old and Earl of Wessex, 57.
Grandchildren of the Duke, the Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, Peter Phillips And Zara Tindall, they will also share their personal memories of the royal family during the film.
While the interviews were filmed before and after Prince Philip’s death in April, it is not clear where they will take place, and whether members of the royal family will appear on screen together or if the interviews will be filmed separately.
Prince Harry is set to appear alongside other members of the royal family including Prince Charles and Prince William to share their personal thoughts and reflections on the Duke of Edinburgh in a new tribute movie on BBC One.
The BBC said Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembered will feature “touching memories, lots of humor and many new insights into the character and legacy of this royal pioneer”.
The Queen also granted exclusive access to her private collection of cinema films for the programme.
Documentary filmmakers went to Buckingham Palace to meet the Duke’s long-serving staff and capture his studies, private office and library as they had been during seven decades of public service.
It was originally designed to celebrate the duke’s 100th birthday in June, but the nation’s longest-serving companion died two months before the centenary of his assumption.
Prince Philip: Remembering the Royal Family, set to air on Wednesday, September 22 at 9pm on BBC One, will feature interviews with all the royals, 95, and Philip’s children
The program is set to include interviews filmed before and after Philip’s death.
“With special access to the Queen’s private cinema set, this film is an unparalleled portrait of a man of a unique place in royal history – by those who know him well,” the BBC added.
It’s not the first time members of the royal family have spoken about the Duke since his death in April, with several members of The Firm revealing their personal memories of his 100th birthday this summer.
His death certificate revealed that Prince Philip died of “old age”. Buckingham Palace announced at the time that the Duke of Edinburgh had died “peacefully” at the age of 99.
Earlier this year, Prince Charles paid a moving tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh on his 100th birthday by posting an adorable black and white photo showing him welcoming his father home from a trip to Malta in 1951.
Princess Eugenie said she was “thinking of her grandfather” as she led the royal family in honoring Prince Philip on June 10.
The Queen’s granddaughter, 31, took to Instagram and shared a warm photo of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh after her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018.
Meanwhile, the Prince of Wales also paid his respects to his father by posting an adorable black and white photo showing Prince Charles welcoming the Duke’s family from a trip to Malta in 1951.
In a second shot, Prince Philip can be seen transferring the role of Colonel-General of the Rifles to the Duchess of Cornwall, during a joint ceremony at Windsor Castle and Highgrove in July 2020.
Princess Eugenie, 31, also remembered her grandfather Prince Philip by sharing a touching shot of the King and Duke of Edinburgh leaving after her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 (pictured)
Alongside the two photos shared on Clarence House’s Instagram page, Prince Charles wrote: “Remember the Duke of Edinburgh, on his 100th birthday.”
Elsewhere, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took to Kensington Royal Twitter and shared two photos of the Queen planting a beautiful ‘Duke of Edinburgh’ rose at East Terrace Garden in honor of Prince Philip on Wednesday.
Alongside the photo series, came the caption: “Today we remember His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, on his 100th birthday.”