LONDON – The British Academy Film Awards 2021 (BAFTA Awards) paid their last respects to Prince Philip on Saturday, April 10, 2021. As is known, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 99 on April 9, 2021.
“Tonight we want to say on behalf of BAFTA that we are very saddened by the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” said host Clara Amfo as quoted from the People page, Monday (12/4/2021).
Duke was the first president of BAFTA more than 60 years ago, and the first from the royal family to the current president of BAFTA, his grandson, the Duke of Cambridge,” he added.
Amfo added that Prince Philip has a very special place in the history of BAFTA. Moreover, the Prince and Queen have helped many BAFTAs over the years until the most difficult times
“He will be missed. Our thoughts are on the royal family,” he said again.
Prince Philip occupies his final resting at Windsor Castle. He died weeks after he returned to Windsor Castle after being hospitalized for a month since the start of the year. He is known to be receiving treatment for unspecified infections and heart disease.