Prince Harry discusses his devotion to the Queen and his need to know she's 'protected and got the right people around her' in TV interview

Prince Harry spoke of his love for the Queen and making sure she's okay in his new TV interview, airing today—here's how to watch it

Queen Elizabeth II speaks with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex as they leave after the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor to Thomas Kingston at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 18, 2019 in Windsor, England.
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Prince Harry discusses his devotion to his grandmother the Queen and his need to know she's 'protected and got the right people around her' in a new TV interview, set to air on NBC.

Shortly after Prince Harry broke his silence on a secret visit to the Queen, it was revealed that he recorded a brand new TV interview, set to air on the US channel NBC.

Speaking to the TODAY show's Hoda Kotb, he discussed his visit to see Her Majesty, alongside his wife Meghan Markle. He said the Queen is in, 'great form,' after her difficult bout of COVID-19. 

Harry and Meghan visited the Queen and Prince Charles in a low-key trip to Windsor Castle, ahead of attending the Invictus Games. “Being with her, it was great,” he said. "It was nice to see her, you know.”

He explained, “Both Meghan and I had tea with her, so it was really nice to catch up with her.”

Although Her Majesty is often seen as being very somber in public, she's also known for her wicked sense of humor. From the Queen's surprising party trick to a recent incident when the Queen left hospital staff laughing with her witty banter, it's clear she's a hoot. However, her most cherished times are clearly with her beloved family, especially Prince Harry.

“She’s always got a great sense of humor with me,” he said wryly.

It wasn't all jokes for the royal, who revealed there was more to his visit than just a laugh. "I’m just making sure that she’s protected," he said, "and got the right people around her.

He also revealed that for now, he considers the US his home. He said, “Home for me now, for the time being, is in the States and it feels that way. We’ve been welcomed with open arms and have such a great community up in Santa Barbara.”

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex pose at the IGF Reception during day two of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 at Zuiderpark on April 17, 2022 in The Hague, Netherlands.

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How to watch Prince Harry's NBC interview

As well as discussing his meeting with the Queen, Harry is likely to discuss the excitement of the Invictus Games and his family life with his wife Meghan and children Archie and Lilibet. 

NBC News' TODAY interview with Prince Harry will air on Wednesday, April 20, 2022,  at 7am eastern time in the US. That's at 12pm BST for UK viewers, but it's not clear if the show will be broadcast on television in the UK.

However, the full interview will be live on after it airs.

Aoife Hanna
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