Transcript for Inside Prince Philip's funeral preparations
Thursday N to the funeral of prince Harry. We're learning new details. The ceremony set to be a small gathering for close family and friends because of the pandemic. Maggie Rulli has the latest. Reporter: This morning, new reports that prince Philip's grandsons prince William prince Harry have been in touch. But due to covid regulations Harry won't see his family until the day of the funeral. No matter what the family difficulties and problems are I think they rightly will put all their problems aside for this particular day. Reporter: Unlike most royal funerals no heads of state or other big names, restrictions limit the number of guests to 30 even the prime minister, Boris Johnson, giving up his seat so that close friends and family can pay their respects. The fact that it's a scaled down funeral was exactly what prince Philip would have wanted because really it's all about family in the end whether you're a king or a pauper. Reporter: The prince's coffin flanked by members of the military saluting one of their own carried towards St. George's chapel in a land rover the prince himself helped to design. Members of the royal family led by prince Charles will walk behind the casket. A bell will toll and gun salutes fired as they make their way. I feel it will have a military feel to it but also obviously pay homage to his work, to the crown and to his further service to the commonwealth. Reporter: Prince Harry flew in from the state, first time in the uk for more than a year. And to give you guys an idea of what this scaled down ceremony will look like, the chapel normally fits 800 people. There will be just 30 people inside all of them most likely in face masks including the Thanks. We'll have live coverage of the funeral that begins Saturday morning at 9:30 eastern. Of course, that's right here on ABC, Michael.
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