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Prince Michael of Kent to appear in special edition of BBC Songs of Praise

Prince Michael of Kent is to appear in a special edition of BBC Songs of Praise where he will talk about The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh as they celebrate 70 years of marriage.

The religious programme will be broadcasting a special episode on Sunday from Windsor, in which they celebrate Her Majesty and Prince Philip’s Platinum wedding anniversary.

The Queen’s cousin, Prince Michael, will participate in the show as he is interviewed by presenter Katherine Jenkins.

In the interview, the 75-year-old talks about his memories of the Monarch’s marriage back 1947.

Prince Michael had a key role on November 20th 1947, because as a five-year-old, he tasked with being a page boy during the wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

In addition to Prince Michael’s contribution, Reverend Kate Bottley will meet Josie and Ted Greener, another couple who are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

Sunday’s show will be broadcast from Windsor and will feature some of Her Majesty’s favourite hymns from her wedding including Praise My Soul The King Of Heaven and The Lord’s My Shepherd.

Songs of Praise will be broadcast on BBC One on Sunday, November 19 at 3pm.

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