Harry to reunite with Royal Family for TV tribute to Prince Philip

The couple, who both retired from royal duties, join senior family members in sharing personal memories of Prince Philip for a BBC One documentary set to air later this month.

Harry previously described his grandfather Philip as a “master of the barbecue, legend of banter, and cheeky right to the end,” before quitting his job as a working royal and eloping with wife Meghan Markle to the United States.

His presence, as well as that of Andrew, who flocked to the family’s Balmoral estate this week in an alleged attempt to avoid being served sexual assault papers, exemplifies the unifying figure that was the nation’s longest-serving consort Philip.

The one-hour show will feature more than a dozen royals, including all of the Queen’s and Philip’s children and grandchildren.

Meghan Markle, who has accused the royal family of racism, William’s wife Kate Middleton, the Queen herself, and any of her other grandchildren’s spouses were not interviewed.

Documentarians visited Buckingham Palace to meet the duke’s long-serving staff and photograph his study, private office, and library as they were during his seven decades of public service.

The plan was for a program to commemorate the Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthday, but he died in April, two months before his birthday.

Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers, according to the BBC, will include “poignant recollections, plenty of humour, and numerous new insights into the character and legacy of this royal pioneer.”

‘With special access to the Queen’s private cine-film collection, this film is an unrivalled portrait of a man with a unique place in royal history – by those who knew him best,’ according to the broadcaster.

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It will air at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22.

After receiving a record number of complaints about its coverage of Philip’s death, the BBC announced last month that it was looking into ‘lessons to be learned.’

The corporation’s decision to clear its schedules across both channels to run a series of mirrored special programs drew nearly 110,000 complaints, making it the most complained-about piece of programming in its history.

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