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The Taking of Prince Harry is a 2010 British TV docufiction which shows the fictional capture of Prince Harry in Afghanistan. It shows the Cabinet Office Briefing Room committee going into action, and his eventual escape during a US drone attack. The film stars Sebastian Reid as Prince Harry.[1]

It was shown on 21 October on Channel 4. The show has been the subject of controversy, with the British military saying that it could be distressing for the families of the soldiers serving in Afghanistan.[2]


  1. ^ Frost, Vicky (8 October 2010). "Teledrama to show Prince Harry as hostage". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  2. ^ The Taking Of Prince Harry 'deeply distasteful' |

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