It's been a busy past year for Prince Harry, and now Netflix are zooming in on another one of the royal's passions - the Invictus Games.


Founded by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, in 2014, the Invictus Games is an international adaptive sports competition.

In the new documentary series, titled Heart of Invictus, Oscar-winning filmmakers Orlando Von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara follow the competitors, the organisers and patron Prince Harry himself on the road to Invictus Games The Hague 2020 – which, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, had to be delayed until Spring 2022.

Netflix have now shared the release date for Heart of Invictus as well as a first-look trailer.

So, when does it start?

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Read on for everything you need to know about Heart of Invictus, including whether Meghan Markle will make an appearance.

Heart of Invictus release date

CONFIRMED: Heart of Invictus will launch on Netflix on Wednesday 30th September at 8am (BST).

The docuseries was announced in at the beginning of April this year.

What is Heart of Invictus about?

The first series to be announced by Harry and wife Meghan’s Archewell Productions, Heart of Invictus focuses on the Invictus Games, which is run by the Invictus Games Foundation to inspire, improve and influence the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel and veterans.

Focusing on a group of competitors from around the world as they train for the next Games – now taking place in 2022 – the series will reveal their individual stories of strength and determination as they prepare for the global event.

“Since the very first Invictus Games back in 2014, we knew that each competitor would contribute in their own exceptional way to a mosaic of resilience, determination, and resolve,” Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, says. “This series will give communities around the world a window into the moving and uplifting stories of these competitors on their path to the Netherlands next year.

"As Archewell Productions’ first series with Netflix, in partnership with the Invictus Games Foundation, I couldn’t be more excited for the journey ahead or prouder of the Invictus community for continuously inspiring global healing, human potential and continued service.”

Will Meghan Markle appear in Heart of Invictus?

While the show was produced by the couple's company, Archewell, it's not yet know whether Meghan will feature in the doc and there's no sign of her in the trailer.

Heart of Invictus trailer

Netflix released the official trailer for the docuseries on 17th August 2023.

You can watch the full clip below:

Heart of Invictus launches on Netflix on Wednesday 30th August. Sign up for Netflix from £4.99 a month. Netflix is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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