Gogglebox favourite Ellie Warner has told of her sorrow after learning of the passing of Prince Philip on Friday morning.
The Duke of Edinburgh died at Windsor Castle where he had been living with The Queen throughout the pandemic.
After updating her Instagram story with a black and white image of the late Duke, Ellie went on to comment on fellow Gogglebox stars Jenny and Lee own tribute.
After Jenny and Lee wrote: "Such sad news RIP Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh GOD SAVE THE QUEEN."
Ellie replied: "Can’t believe it so close to his centenary year," followed by a crying emoji and pink heart.
Prince Philip was set to turn 100 in June.
Announcing the news on Friday morning, Buckingham Palace said in a statement: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
"Further announcements will be made in due course.
"The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss."
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Despite TV schedules being revamped in light of Prince Philip's death, Channel 4 have confirmed both Gogglebox and The Circle will air this evening.
Other channels have changed their planned line-up of shows in a mark of respect.
However, Channel 4 will air a series of special shows throughout the day.
At 4pm they will air His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh before a 7pm news special.
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A statement released by Channel 4 said: "In light of the sad news of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh we can confirm the following changes have been made to tonight’s Channel 4 schedule.
"Gogglebox and The Circle will also be broadcast tonight as planned.
Any further changes tonight or over the coming days to be confirmed."
As news broke of Philip's death, This Morning was cut short before being replaced by the news.
Meanwhile, both Loose Women and Bargain Hunt were cancelled and replaced with tribute shows remembering the late royal.
The country now going into a state of mourning which includes suspension of all political campaigning.
In a live address to the nation, Prime Minster Boris Johnson said on the steps of Downing Street: "We remember the Duke for all of this and above all for his steadfast support for Her Majesty The Queen.
Not just as her consort, by her side every day of her reign, but as her husband, her “strength and stay”, of more than 70 years.
"And it is to Her Majesty, and her family, that our nation’s thoughts must turn today.
"Because they have lost not just a much-loved and highly respected public figure, but a devoted husband and a proud and loving father, grandfather and, in recent years, great-grandfather."
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