Farewell Prince Philip: movies and TV series that tell his life

Mourning in the United Kingdom, the consort of Queen Elizabeth II has passed away. We discover his exciting life through many movies and TV series streaming.

The United Kingdom is in mourning for the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The consort of Queen Elizabeth II passed away on the morning of April 9 at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.

Military and aviator, aircraft enthusiast, but also explorer and fervent environmentalist, Prince Philip had a busy life, playing a crucial role in the British monarchy. Thanks to his frankness and biting sympathy, he has earned the affection of many, also because he has decided several times to sacrifice his ambitions for the good of the Crown, his wife and the entire Royal Family. The public has come to know him, not only through news events, but also and above all thanks to many films and TV series. A lot of content can be watched on streaming platforms. In addition, for all subscribers, Sky dedicates special programming to Prince Philip, which can also be watched on NOW.

Films and TV series about Prince Philip

When talking about the British Crown, one cannot ignore The Crown, the Netflix TV series focused on the life of Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family.

Naturally, the figure of Prince Philip is also told, which a central role since the first season. To play him were three actors: Matt Smith in the first and second season, Tobias Menzies in the third and fourth, while Jonathan Pryce will play this important role in the fifth and sixth season, which have not yet been released.

Surely the death of Prince Philip will be narrated in the series, which can also take inspiration from the interview of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with Oprah that took place in March.

If you want to know even better the figure of the Duke of Edinburgh you can also rely on The Queen, the film by Stephen Frears dedicated to the death of Lady Diana. Directed by Stephen Frears, it was nominated for 6 Oscars and won one of them, the one for Best Actress which went to Helen Mirren. The film also recounts the reaction of the two monarchs who first opted for privacy, and then decided to show their grief and condolences to the people of England and around the world, who were extremely fond of Diana Spencer.

The Queen is available on TIMVision (on demand) and CHILI (on demand).

Another themed film will also be released soon and will be called Spencer, starring Kristen Stewart in the role of Princess Diana, while the name of the actor who will play Philip is still top secret.

Prince Philip: special programming on Sky and NOW

To remember the English monarch, Sky has created a special program that airs Friday and Saturday, but that you can watch at any time in streaming on NOW.

"Philip, the story of a prince" is the 2016 documentary dedicated entirely to Philip: it is he himself who tells the most important events of his life, in an interview with the famous British presenter Phillip Schofield.

"The Queen's 70th Wedding Anniversary" is the documentary that closely recounts the wedding of the century, the one between the Duke and Elizabeth in November 1947.

The two documentaries air on Saturday, April 10 at 16:20 on Sky One and are available in streaming on NOW, where there is an entire section with other content dedicated to the Royal Family, called Royals.