It never occurred to me that Prince Harry might be more nervous than I was about our interview. Like a small child who doesn’t understand that the spider is just as scared of them as they are of it, I simply hadn’t entertained the notion that the fifth (now sixth) in line to the throne might be experiencing some pre-interview jitters too.
In many ways, I was the lucky one. I had the London Marathon training to take my mind off the fact that I was about to do the biggest interview of my career, and that had stopped me from thinking too much about all the ways I could balls it up. I could do this.
I had suggested we do the interview as a podcast, the idea being that this would make the Prince feel…