Realities of parenthood: Prince Harry bursts into tears


Realities of parenthood: Prince Harry bursts into tears

The Duke of Sussex broke down on stage at an awards ceremony celebrating seriously ill children

Hannah Furness

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to lay bare the “world of pressure and pain behind the brave faces” in a documentary, it has been revealed, after the duke broke down during an emotional speech about seriously ill children on Tuesday night.

The duke and duchess, who have both given interviews to their friend Tom Bradby as part of a TV programme about their recent tour in Africa, will speak on camera about the “challenge and pressure of balancing their public duties and family life”.

The broadcast will follow a poignant public engagement for the royal couple at the WellChild awards, in which the duke was overcome with emotion as he spoke of how becoming a father had given him a new appreciation of the struggles faced by seriously ill children and their carers...

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