This month Prince Harry turns 35 and in celebration comes Harry: Warrior Prince documenting the Duke of Sussex’ growth as both a prince and as a warrior.
Investigating key moments such as his military service including 2 tours of Afghanistan the documentary includes interviews with the prince and those close with him. In frank interviews Harry discusses time on the front line and the mental health struggles he experienced to inspire him to create the popular Invictus games.
Although the surface shows a life of wealth and privilege, Harry is now a father and husband like many. Married to an actress and humanitarian, how will Meghan support him in his future endeavors? Here are some facts about the Duke of Sussex.
His birth name is Henry but he has always been called Harry and was born on 15th September 1984 – it was a Saturday.
Harry has a gap year in Australia and Lesotho.
Harry was in Afghanistan for 10 weeks but had to be pulled out as an Australian magazine revealed he was there, jeopardising the mission.
Harry was the first member of the royal family in active combat since 1892 where Prince Andrew flew helicopters in the Falklands War
The Invictus Games were launched in 2014 – making the games and foundation only 5 years old.
Harry is competitive in polo and also enjoys skiing and motocross.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex live at Frogmore Cottage which is a 45 minute drive west of Buckingham Palace in London.
He first visited Africa in 1997 with his father and met Nelson Mandela and the Spice Girls on the same trip. He fell in love with the country and has visited many times since, including with his wife, the Duchess of Sussex.
Harry walked to the South Pole in 2013 to raise money for Walking With The Wounded – it took more than 3 weeks in freezing temperatures to get there.
HARRY: WARRIOR PRINCE Sunday 15 September, 8.30pm BBC UK TV Sky Channel 7