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Photograph claims Andrew thought notorious interview went ‘very well’

A photographer who shot the notorious Prince Andrew interview in 2019 says the Duke of York thought it went ‘very well’. 

Mark Harrison stated he obtained a name from BBC Newsnight in November 2019 after his buddy was unable to do the job.

The photographer,  who has taken photos of Margret Thatcher earlier than, stated he virtually turned down the gig as he was ready for a dishwasher supply. 

Little did he know that the job was for probably the most disastrous interviews in royal historical past, which is being recreated for Netflix drama Scoop, airing tomorrow.

Emily Maitlis spoke to the Duke of York about his relationship with paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and the allegations made by Virginia Giuffre.

In scenes that humiliated Andrew and his household, he claimed he was at Pizza Express in Woking on the evening Virginia Giuffre claimed he had intercourse together with her in London when she was 17.

Photographer Mark Harrison went on This Morning today and spoke about the interview experience

Photographer Mark Harrison went on This Morning right now and spoke concerning the interview expertise 

One of the shots that Mark got of Prince Andrew and Emily Maitlis in the corridor

One of the photographs that Mark obtained of Prince Andrew and Emily Maitlis within the hall 

He additionally tried to dispel her claims he ‘sweats profusely’ by claiming that being shot at in the course of the Falklands War left him with a situation meaning he’s unable to perspire.

Andrew then went on to counsel the picture of them collectively at Ghislaine Maxwell’s London mews home was faked.

Despite all of this, Mark claims Andrew thought the interview went ‘very well’ on the time. 

The photographer obtained a name at 6.30pm the evening earlier than the interview was as a consequence of happen and instructed This Morning: ‘The cellphone goes they usually say “are you free tomorrow?” in a barely panicked voice.

‘I stated it relies upon what it’s as a result of I’ve a dishwasher supply coming. They stated they could not inform me and that I had one minute to determine if I need to do it.’

Mark stated he was intrigued by the decision and determined to simply accept the job. He was then instructed to go to Buckingham Palace the next day in a pointy go well with and polished sneakers. 

‘I’m ready and I felt a bit like a spy, which sounds ridiculous however I do not know what I’m going to do or why I’m there,’ he stated. 

Mark then defined that he heard a tannoy asserting that the Queen’s laundry had arrived on the Palace.

‘So I arise and take a look. It was in a big van that turned up, I most likely should not say any greater than that,’ he stated. 

He then made his method up into the principle room when an intern for Palace instructed him he was there for a job with the Duke of York. 

‘[The crew] stated do not cease the filming no matter you do, there’s an opportunity that Prince Andrew may stroll, we do not know what is going on to occur, no matter you do, get it,’ he stated. 

Prince Andrew appeared in good spirits as he was snapped driving near Windsor Castle on Thursday

Prince Andrew appeared in good spirits as he was snapped driving close to Windsor Castle on Thursday

The Duke of York, 64, donned a navy jumper, as he got behind the wheel with a royal aide, a day before release of Netflix film Scoop about the Duke's Newsnight interview

The Duke of York, 64, donned a navy jumper, as he obtained behind the wheel with a royal aide, a day earlier than launch of Netflix movie Scoop concerning the Duke’s Newsnight interview

The drama - starring Gillian Anderson , Billie Piper and Rufus Sewell (pictured) - delve into the royal's car-crash Newsnight interview regarding his relationship to paedophile Jeffery Epstein

The drama – starring Gillian Anderson , Billie Piper and Rufus Sewell (pictured) – delve into the royal’s car-crash Newsnight interview relating to his relationship to paedophile Jeffery Epstein

Rufus Sewell as the Duke of York and Gillian Anderson as Emily Maitlis in Scoop
Andrew's 2019 BBC Newsnight interview is widely considered the most disastrous in royal history

Mr Sewell because the Duke of York and Gillian Anderson as Emily Maitlis in Scoop, left, which retells the story of his 2019 BBC Newsnight interview – extensively thought-about probably the most disastrous in royal historical past

Mark stated he needed to delay the beginning of the interview as there was a ‘messy breakfast’ at the back of the shot and he requested for it to be eliminated.

He stated: ‘I did not shoot in the course of the interview. I shot beforehand with Andrew smiling and Emily wanting fairly critical.’ 

The photographer stated that hall photographs have been truly executed proper on the finish of the interview however they confirmed them in the beginning. 

‘[Andrew and Emily] marched as much as the tip of the room and I requested them to go actually slowly and never discuss they usually’re transferring fairly quick and [talked].

‘We get to the tip and [they say] it is a wrap and that is when Prince Andrew stated “Well I think that went really well”.’

Mark added that he was ‘blown away’ by the entire expertise and the interview got here as a ‘little bit of a shock’ to each him and the general public. 

Netflix has introduced {that a} new film based mostly on the interview, which stars Rufus Sewell because the Duke of York and Gillian Anderson as Emily Maitlis, is being launched tomorrow after its premiere in Mayfair final week.