The Duke of Edinburgh | Consort, conservationist and champion of the young

The Duke's Award | 1

What drives people to do the Duke of Edinburgh's Award?

CHANNEL | BBC 1

FIRST BROADCAST | 19 April 1987

DURATION | 40 minutes 34 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1987

Synopsis

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.

Did you know?

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award has now spread to 126 countries and over four million people have started the programme since 1956.

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