Prince Philip: An Extraordinary Life
In light of the news of the death of Prince Philip, London Live will be looking back at his remarkable life with a new documentary, ‘Prince Philip: An Extraordinary Life’.
With contributions from Gyles Brandreth, Philip Eade, Penny Junor, Jeffrey Archer and Emily Nash, the programme explores his journey from his birth on Corfu in 1921, to becoming the longest-serving royal consort in British history.
Buckingham Palace announced Philip’s death just after midday issuing a statement that spoke about how the royal family joined with people across the globe “mourning his loss”.
The Palace said in a statement: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
“Further announcements will made in due course.
“The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”
‘Prince Philip: An Extraordinary Life’ is on London Live:
Friday 9 April 19.00pm
Sunday 11 April 18:00pm
Monday 12 April 12:00pm