King Charles stars in The Repair Shop celebrating the BBC's 100th anniversary

King Charles will appear in a special episode of The Repair Shop to celebrate the BBC's centenary.

The BBC turns 100 today (October 18) and the channel has planned numerous specials to mark the event.

For a centennial episode of The Repair Shop , King Charles will be on the team with a very special legacy to restore.

According to the BBC, The King will "select a ceramic piece made for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and an 18th-century clock to be restored by the programme's team of specialists".

The channel explained that The Repair Shop was chosen to showcase it and "the King's shared passion for preserving the heritage of craftsmanship".

As a result, The King's Jay Blades will be given a tour of Dumfries House in Scotland, where the group will "undertake to restore the 18th-century grandfather clock of the meeting at Dumfries House and the pottery of the famous Wemyss Ware ceramics company". . Both pieces were made in 1897 for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

Jay will also meet Prince's Trust students learning conventional skills such as stone carving and blacksmithing.

The King and Jay Blades met earlier when Jay presented his MBE for companies he was set to found in early May this year, then Prince Charles.

A series of other special episodes are set to celebrate the BBC's 100th anniversary. Strictly Come Dancing , for example, will feature numerous dance routines to an iconic musical theme from shows like Casualty and Doctor Who .