The Duke of Edinburgh | Consort, conservationist and champion of the young
Document Type | Magazine
04 April 1965
This short article from 'Radio Times' describes the premise of the programme 'Let's Find Out' and shows how the young people were picked to take part. The Duke of Edinburgh was the first royal to be interviewed in this way. Other interviewees included Sir Kenneth Clark, director of the National Gallery, comedian Dudley Moore and fashion designer Mary Quant.
Article courtesy of 'The Radio Times' Magazine.
The presenter Peter Haigh, who came up with the idea for 'Let's Find Out', was best known for fronting 'Picture Parade', a weekly programme about the cinema, and being the compere on 'Come Dancing'.
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