Queen Elizabeth Will Give a Public Address Right Before Meghan & Harry’s Tell-All Interview

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry aren’t the only members of the royal family set to make a TV appearance in the upcoming weeks. Turns out, Queen Elizabeth, along with other members of the fam, will be featured in a BBC special on the very same day as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s groundbreaking interview with Oprah Winfrey

Earlier this month, CBS announced that the television personality will be sitting down with the soon-to-be parents of two for a 90-minute primetime program. Per the report, the special interview will air Sunday, March 7 on CBS, and will feature a conversation first with Markle, joined later by Harry.

“Winfrey will speak with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, in a wide-ranging interview, covering everything from stepping into life as a Royal, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work to how she is handling life under intense public pressure,” CBS revealed in a statement. “Later, the two are joined by Prince Harry as they speak about their move to the United States and their future hopes and dreams for their expanding family.” 

And now, according to People, a second television event will air on the same day in the United Kingdom and will feature the 94-year-old monarch, Prince Charles, Prince William, Kate Middleton and Sophie, Countess of Wessex. Per the outlet, the BBC One event, titled A Celebration for Commonwealth Day,  was created in place of the annual CD service (which was canceled due to COVID-19). The program will also include a pre-recorded message from Her Majesty.

“The Commonwealth Service is one of the Abbey's most important annual services, but as it is not possible to gather here, we have seized the chance to take the celebration well beyond these walls,” the Dean of Westminster, Dr. David Hoyle, said in a statement per ET. “We are so pleased that this rich and vibrant BBC program with the Royal Family and the Abbey at its heart will celebrate our global connections at a time when we are all so physically isolated.”

March 7, 2021, will certainly be a great day for television. 

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