This is how to watch Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Winfrey interview in the UK

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Winfrey interview in early March

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex watch a performance during their visit to Macarthur Girls High School on October 19, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.
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Ever since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Winfrey interview was confirmed earlier this month, we've been dying for it to air. But will we be able to watch it in the UK? 

On 15 February, it was officially announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would be having a primetime sit-down with the queen of celebrity interviews herself. The special is set to air on CBS on 7 March at 8 pm (ET) and will mainly focus on Meghan, though Harry will also make an appearance. 

Read on to find out how you can watch it in the UK. But first, what can we expect from the highly-anticipated interview? 

What can we expect from Harry & Meghan's Oprah interview?

The news of the interview was initially announced by CBS via a statement that was issued to royal expert Omid Scobie, which he then shared on Twitter. "[Oprah] Winfrey will speak with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, in a wide-ranging interview, covering everything from stepping into life as a royal, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work to how she is handling life under intense public pressure," read the statement. 

"Later, the two are joined by Prince Harry as they speak about their move to the United States and their future hopes and dreams for their expanding family."

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The interview, which has been described as an "intimate conversation", will allow Meghan the freedom to speak her truth after years of relentless and often cruel media scrutiny. It comes after she recently won her high court privacy case against the Mail on Sunday for the newspaper's “illegal and dehumanizing practices" in their reporting of her. The Sussexes have also been in the news after Prince Harry's interview with James Corden, where he revealed why he stepped back (and not down), while also surprising us with the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air rap. Who knew?!

Titled Oprah with Meghan and Harry, the special—which has already been recorded—is 90 minutes long and has been produced by Oprah's production company as part of her 60 Minutes franchise. Hours after it was announced, royal correspondent Rebecca English issued a response from Buckingham Palace, stating on Twitter that The Palace said: "The Duke&Duchess are no longer working members of the royal family and therefore any decisions they take with regard to media commitments are matters for them. As non working MRF they are under no obligation to inform the Royal Household of such plans."

News of the interview was confirmed right after Meghan and Harry announced that they were expecting their second child together by sharing a heart-warming picture of their little family of three including their son Archie, and Meghan's bump.

How to watch Oprah with Meghan and Harry live in the UK 

As mentioned, the interview will air on CBS from 8 pm ET on Sunday 7th March, which is 1 am on Monday 8th March in the UK. The interview will be available on YouTube TV the next day for US audiences, and it's reported similar deals are being negotiated for UK viewers.

However, if you want to watch the interview live when it airs in the US but aren't currently in the country, there's still a way for you to watch the interview live. Instead of waiting for it to potentially be uploaded to YouTube, you can watch it via the CBS website using a VPN. 

A VPN  is a handy piece of software that allows you to browse anonymously, and to change your IP address so your mobile, computer, or laptop thinks it's in another location. Meaning, you can watch your favorite show, film or event - even if you’re away from home.

Our favorite VPN service is ExpressVPN - rated the best VPN in the world right now, by our colleagues at TechRadar.Here's how to use it... 

How to get started 

1. First off, you need to make sure you have a CBS account so you can log in once your VPN is set up.

2. Then, download ExpressVPN, using the easy-to-follow instructions (you can get 49% off, 3 months free and there's a 100% risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee).

3. Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location as anywhere in the United Kingdom.

4. With your ExpressVPN installed and your location set to the United States, head to the CBS website, log in and follow the instructions to stream Meghan and Harry's Oprah interview.