‘They're determined to SEE THIS THROUGH'
WOMAN - UK|December 21, 2020
Princes William and Harry want to set the record straight, according to Duncan Larcombe, author of Prince Harry: The Inside Story
DUNCAN LARCOMBE

It was the interview of the century. The most talked-about woman on the planet finally spilling the beans – and in her own words.

Like a prizefighter, Princess Diana landed blow after blow on the Royal Family as she laid bare her treatment at their hands on the BBC’s flagship Panorama programme in 1995.

More than 23 million people tuned in to watch what remains one of the most jaw-dropping interviews in television history. It remains so controversial that the full programme has never been broadcast since.

A quarter of a century later, we have extraordinary claims by a former BBC graphic designer that interviewer Martin Bashir used fake bank statements to convince Diana that her feelings of paranoia were well-founded.

So it is no surprise that both William and Harry are ‘sick with anger’ and have supported demands for an investigation into the circumstances of how the interview came about…

‘FILLED WITH RAGE’

By showing her fake documents ‘proving’ that people were betraying her, it is claimed Diana was misled by Bashir. This may well have contributed to her decision to throw caution to the wind and let rip in such a public way.

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