About the Harry and Meghan Documentary
Harry & Meghan Volume 1 which consists of episodes 1-3 was released on December 8th while Volume 2 which consists of episodes 4-6 was released on December 15th.
The series is directed by two-time Academy Award-nominated and Emmy award-winning director Liz Garbus.
In addition to historians and journalists who examine how the media portrays Harry and Meghan’s relationship with one other, the royal family, and the general public, the series also features interviews with family members and friends who have never before spoken publicly about the couple’s relationship.
During its first week, the series gathered up more streaming time than any other documentary on Netflix.
Reactions to the release of their documentary
The show has generated a great deal of discussion among royal viewers and in the media.
Following the release of the series, the Palace has not issue an official statement in response but there have been rumours that King Charles III will formally invite Harry and Meghan to his coronation in the following year.
According to one of the royal correspondents, after the release of the documentary Prince William has completely broken off all contact with his brother Prince Harry.
Although the public notion was that the bond between the brothers was unshakable, even before the release of the series their communication has been strained for a while.
What is their next show ‘Live to Lead’ about?
The “Live to Lead” docuseries, has been confirmed by Netflix as the couple’s new upcoming venture which is to be released on New Years Eve.
Produced by Blackwell & Ruth in collaboration with The Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Sussexes’ production business Archewell, and Cinetic Media, the series is believed to have been motivated by Nelson Mandela’s legacy.
They will executive produce the series and also appear to make an appearance in the show according to the trailer that has been released.
The series will have interviews with world leaders, such as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, social justice attorney and advocate Bryan Stevenson, and Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court Ruth Bader, climate change activist Greta Thunberg, South Africa’s national rugby union team captain and social inequality campaigner Siya Kolisi, feminist activist Gloria Steinem and former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Albie Sachs.
They will be featured in the seven-part series so as to spread messages of bravery, compassion, humility, hope, and generosity and to show the world that leaders are necessary now more than ever.