The Duke of Edinburgh | Consort, conservationist and champion of the young
CHANNEL | The Light Programme
FIRST BROADCAST | 04 April 1965
DURATION | 28 minutes 31 seconds
In this unscripted and unrehearsed interview, teenagers ask the 'world's most modern prince' about his life and hopes for the future. Prince Philip talks candidly about his childhood as a refugee, getting annoyed by peeping reporters and his interests in the Commonwealth and developing opportunities for young people.
The Duke of Edinburgh was a member of the Greek royal family but had to be smuggled out of Greece when he was a baby after a Republican coup in 1921. He was also a member of the Danish royal family but renounced his title when he became a naturalised British subject in 1947.
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