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Prince Philip: The Man Behind the Throne
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[Available May 10 on various VOD platforms.] David Blakeman’s fascinating, educational, insightful, in-depth, 83-minute, 2021 documentary that examines the working public and private lives and family struggles of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, whose father was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and mother Princess Alice of Battenberg, from his time in the military (1939-1952) and retiring with the rank of commander when he became Queen Elizabeth II’s supportive prince consort in 1952 and became “her strength and stay” until his death on April 9, 2021, at age 99 and consists of archival film footage and photographs and candid interview snippets with Prince Philip’s biographer and friend Gyles Brandreth, former royal press pack and Royal expert Philip Dampier, royal biographer Hugo Vickers, royal author and Majesty magazine editor-in-chief Ingrid Seward, Viscountess Bangor and royal author Sarah Bradford, Queen Elizabeth II’s former press secretary Dickie Arbiter LVO, royal correspondent and Princess Diana’s friend Richard Kay, Prince Philip’s former head coachman David E. Saunders, Prince Philip’s former royal protection officer Richard Griffin, and former butler Grant Harrold.

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