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AARP members can watch "Prince Philip: The Man Behind the Throne" through September 2, 2022. Video run time is 1 hour, 27 minutes.


Duke of Edinburgh Was Longest Living Royal Consort in British History

Descendant of kings and queens, Prince Philip shaped and modernized the English monarchy

The incredible story of Prince Philip’s journey from refugee to war hero to consort of Queen Elizabeth II. Descended from kings, queens and czars, Philip’s life was shaped by assassination, war and revolution. Battling it out with the British establishment, he shaped and modernized the British monarchy, preserving and protecting it for generations to come.

Director: David Blakeman

Featuring: Dicky Arbiter (former spokesman for Queen Elizabeth II), Sarah Bradford (royal biographer), Gyles Brandreth (broadcaster/former Parliament member), Philip Dampier (journalist)

Run time: 1 hour, 27 minutes (87 minutes)

Language: English

Country: U.K.

Year: 2021

MPAA Rating: NR, documentary 

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