The Duke of Edinburgh | Consort, conservationist and champion of the young
CHANNEL | BBC 1
FIRST BROADCAST | 19 April 1987
DURATION | 40 minutes 34 seconds
On its 30th anniversary, Prince Edward discovers who takes part in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme by meeting participants from all backgrounds across the country. In the first of two programmes, he dispels myths about the scheme being a 'middle-class club' and considers why it appeals to so many young people at home and abroad.
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award has now spread to 126 countries and over four million people have started the programme since 1956.
Crowds cheer as the happy couple emerge from Westminster Abbey.
Crowds chant 'We want Philip' after the birth of Prince Charles.
The duke reveals the questions that this international scientific project will seek to answer.
The Duke of Edinburgh talks about the importance of skills in the modern workplace.
Four teenagers grill the Duke of Edinburgh about his life and work.
Why preserving endangered species is important for the health of the planet.
Public awareness about threats to the environment can save the world.
What drives people to do the Duke of Edinburgh's Award?
Follow two groups as they undertake their expeditions in gruelling conditions.
The Duke of Edinburgh warns of the catastrophic effects of human behaviour on the environment.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
Commemorative 'Radio Times' cover to mark the royal wedding.
Background to the radio programme 'Let's Find Out' and its participants.
Images of Prince Philip from 1948-2005
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