Prince Harry records message for Thomas the Tank Engine

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has recorded a special message to celebrate the 75th anniversary of children’s favorite Thomas the Tank Engine. The Duke of Sussex introduces a new program called “Thomas and Friends: The Royal Engine,” which has a storyline that includes Harry’s father and grandmother, Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II, as animated characters. The introduction was filmed before Harry and his wife Meghan announced they planned to quit as senior royals, seek financial independence and move to North America. The show will be aired in the U.S. on May 1 and in the U.K. the following day.