Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died aged 99. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, won widespread respect for his steadfast and constant support of the Queen.
Speaking today on the BBC, Robert Lacey said:
Prince Philip has been such an integral part of our life. Playing such a role in the life of the nation.
It was no accident that we decided to feature Prince Philip very strongly in the Crown episode about the moon landing – capturing his interests in science and how he came to understand that science can only take you so far. He went on to develop a strong personal religious faith.
He also helped in bringing the monarchy into touch with every day life in a fresh way. So many of The Queen’s fresh ideas and fresh initiatives came from this remarkable man.
Prince Philip will be remembered for his sardonic smile, hands behind the back, often unfailingly 2 steps behind Her Majesty. Always there in the most supporting sense.”
You can watch Robert’s interview on the BBC at 12:39: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-56693346