Prince Philip Cracks Joke About Retirement

4 May 2017, 16:14 | Updated: 4 May 2017, 16:39

He's famous for his quips and Prince Philip showed today that his impending retirement won't stop him cracking funny lines.

This morning it was announced that the Duke of Edinburgh is giving up his public engagements in the autumn, but just hours later he was busy attending to duties as normal.

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The service for members of the Order of Merit also saw Prince Philip hosting a lunch.

A man attending the event was introduced to the Prince, shook his hand and said he was sorry to hear that he was standing down.

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Quick as a flash, the Duke replied: "I can't stand up much!"