Duke of Edinburgh’s comments on China

Title
Duke of Edinburgh’s comments on China
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
17 Oct 1986
Year of production
1986
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:03:58
Description
During the recent royal visit to China, the Duke of Edinburgh is said to have told British student Simon Kirby that Peking was ghastly, and to have made a lighthearted remark about slitty eyes. Royal Press Secretary, Michael Shea denies the allegations. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Michael Shea; Simon Kirby
Keywords
Interethnic relations; UK; China; International relations; Prince Philip; Royal visits; Royal family; Students; Beijing; National stereotypes; Simon Kirby

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 267 times.