'Nervous' Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama for Radio 4

Elias Hubbard
December 17, 2017

Kensington Palace announced in a tweet this morning that the interview will air on BBC Radio 4 when Harry acts as guest editor on December 27.

The interview, which is apart of the prince's guest editorship for the outlet, will delve into the men's shared goal of promoting youth leadership, as well as the day the president left office and his post-presidential life, according to Kensington Palace.

BARACK Obama jokes "Do I have to put on a British accent" as he is interviewed by Prince Harry for a special Christmas radio broadcast.

Kensington Palace on Sunday (Monday NZ Time) said the interview was recorded in Toronto in September during the Invictus Games, a sports event for injured military personnel that Harry championed. The two exchanged quips during the interview and when Harry admitted that he was nervous, Obama then offered to be the interviewer instead.

Prince Harry interviewing Barack Obama
PA ROYAL REPORTER Prince Harry quizzes ex President Barack Obama for the BBC

When Harry showed him what he meant, Mr Obama said: "I don't want to see that face".

Harry told his interviewee that if he used long pauses between answers he would probably get "the face".

But Harry was not keen and said: "No, no, let's keep it this way".

The conversation also includes former President and Michelle Obama's plans to focus on cultivating the next generation of leaders through their work at the Obama Foundation that they have recently set up.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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