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Episode 1

The first of two programmes in which the Queen's youngest son, HRH Prince Edward sets out to investigate what impact his father's award scheme, the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, has on the individuals that participate in the programme.Prince Edward aims to discover if the Duke's award scheme both inspires and motives individuals, aiding them in fulfilling their highest potential.

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41 minutes

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Sun 19 Apr 1987 17:00

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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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