Harry and Meghan: can you quit the royals?

01.09.2020 - By Beyond Today

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Yesterday Prince Harry and Meghan announced they will be stepping back from their roles as senior royals. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their announcement on Instagram, stating that they plan to split their time between the UK and North America and want to become financially independent. Their decision has come as a bit of a shock, not least to the Queen, who apparently wasn’t consulted before their statement was made.

We speak to Jonny Dymond, the BBC’s royal correspondent, who explains whether Harry and Meghan will be able to have their ‘happily ever after’ and, as they put it, “continue to fully support Her Majesty the Queen”.

Presenter: Tina Daheley
Producers: Duncan Barber and Seren Jones
Mixed by Emma Crowe
Editor: Philly Beaumont

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