With all the awards they have won over the years, Ant and Dec are regarded as TV royalty.

Now the pair are joining up with the real thing for a new documentary about the work of The Prince’s Trust.

The Geordie duo will spend time throughout the year with The Prince of Wales as the trust, which he founded in 1976, gears up to its 40th anniversary in 2016.

Ant and Dec will get see the Prince’s work within the trust which enhances the lives of people aged 13 to 30 who are struggling with school or unemployment..

The result will be a 90-minute ITV special which will beshown next year.

Ant and Dec, who already work as ambassadors for the trust, said: ” We are hugely excited to be working with HRH The Prince of Wales on our first project of this kind.

“We’ve worked with The Prince’s Trust for years and know what an incredible job they do of supporting young people right across the UK.

“This is a unique opportunity for us to get under the skin of a great organisation and its founder, to pose the questions we’ve always wanted to ask and to see the achievements of the young people celebrated.”