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Tuesday, May 28, 2019


The third programme in the ITV Choice Royal Season for 2019 is Harry and Meghan: The First Tour, which will broadcast on the channel (DStv 123) on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 20h00.

Six months on from their fairytale wedding at Windsor Castle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex set off on their first official Royal Tour, and in this hour-long special, ITV's Royal Editor Chris Ship follows the Royal couple on their epic 16-day trip across the South Pacific, taking in the stunning sights of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

Kicking off with the Invictus Games in Sydney, the programme takes an in-depth look at issues highlighted by the tour and which lie close to the couples’ hearts.

The royal couple received a warm welcome wherever they went and attracted huge crowds, moving many royal fans to tears as they caught a glimpse of their idols.

On a visit to the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were met with sobbing fans holding welcome banners who were unable to contain their emotion.

Almost all major Australian newspapers had the couple on their front pages when they arrived in Sydney in mid-October, along with triumphant congratulations for their baby news, and Harry and Meghan were dubbed the 'world's power couple of 2018'.