When Meghan Met Harry

When Meghan Met Harry

By Panoply

Thanks to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the world will be gifted with the greatest wedding of all time. And thanks to James Barr and Kristen Meinzer, we now have the perfect BFFs to help us unwrap all the feels. Each week, James and Kristen obsess over the love story details, digest the latest nuptial news, and speculate about what will go down at the royal wedding itself. Along the way, they talk with expert guests and friends of the couple, including the Royal Astrologer, a crown jewels historian, and Harry's best army buddy. Be a part of the greatest love story ever told, just by listening.

Episodes

The Eugenie and Jack Spectacular!

James and Kristen reunite for the most specular royal wedding taking place this month: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's! Join them as they give a primer on the couple, the engagement, the wedding, and the reception. Decide for yourself how important this wedding is in the Deep Dive. And take notes as James and Kristen list off nearly a dozen predictions of what will go down on the wedding day! As always, it will be a celebration of love - just not as much love as Meghan and Harry's! Want more of Kristen and James? Subscribe to their other podcasts! Kristen is the cohost of By The Book. James is the cohost of A Gay And A Nongay. And follow them on Twitter: @imjamesbarr, @kristenmeinzer, and @royalweddingpod.
11/10/18·28m 13s

#23: The Greatest Day of Our Lives

Basking in the glow of all the love at the royal wedding. It has happened. And James and Kristen are back in the studio to recap all the greatest moments from May 19th. And Jamie Cucinelli joins us from Brides magazine to tell us all about the wedding dress, and maybe even settle a debate about the fit of the dress. Thank you so much for tweeting, emailing, and otherwise sending us the beautiful pictures of your parties, your fascinators, your corgi butts! We love you! This week's episode is brought to you by Care/of. Visit takecareof.com and use promo code MARRY for special offers.
22/05/18·43m 3s

FROM WINDSOR: A Royal Wedding Dispatch

Kristen and James give us a snapshot of what went down on the Long Walk. Our full recap episode will be out this coming Tuesday. But for now, here's how Kristen and James spent the most important day of our lives, right outside Windsor Castle! LOVE FOREVER!
20/05/18·14m 11s

#22: It Took a Lifetime

The final episode BEFORE the wedding. Kristen and James are torn: The BIG day is just days away. But that also means this obsession is almost over. This week, the drama around Thomas Markle--will he or won't he be at the wedding?! And of course, a review of all the feelings the Lifetime movie inspired. And Jamie Cuccinelli from BRIDES gives us a preview of the royal wedding menu. Plus: Lucy Hume, associate director at Debrett's explains what all these royal titles mean, and reveals what title Meghan and Harry might be given once they tie the knot. You can learn more by reading Debrett's latest edition of Peerage and Baronetage (out later this year), Debrett's Wedding Handbook, and get a well rounded etiquette education with Debrett's A-Z of Modern Manners. You can find our bingo boards here: https://twitter.com/royalweddingpod/status/996861370372186113 We would love to see what hat you're planning to wear, or what treats you'll be sharing as you watch the wedding. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Care.com, Surprisily, and Simple Contacts. Go to care.com/MARRY, simplecontacts.com/MARRY or surprisily.com and use promo code MARRY for special offers.
15/05/18·37m 0s

#21: Something Borrowed, Something Blue

While we wait to see Meghan's dress, we look back at royal wedding dresses past. Our favorite cousin of Harry's is back in the news again, and Kristen and James are here for it. They are also SO HERE for all of the new wedding day details the palace dropped before the weekend. The day is almost here! Plus, Jamie Cuccinelli from BRIDES explains the carriage news, and Kristen and James take a look at why brides wear white (hint: it's thanks to Queen Victoria!) and assess the latest rumors of Meghan's wedding dress designer. We would love to hear your own predictions, questions, and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by FabFitFun, Surprisily, and Storyworth. Go to fabfitfun.com or surprisily.com and use promo code MARRY, or go to storyworth.com/marry for special offers.
08/05/18·30m 27s

#20: The Heir and the Spare

A look at why Harry was such a rebel, and the way he and Meghan bring their own histories to the relationship. James is looking into another name change--anything to get into the royal wedding! Plus, breaking down the latest public appearances, and another potential prediction come true! And Jamie Cuccinelli from BRIDES gives us a little history lesson on music at royal weddings--Kristen learns an important lesson about gospel music. Plus, Melanie Bromley, E! chief news correspondent and royal expert joins Kristen to talk about the psychology behind Meghan and Harry's relationship. We would love to hear your own predictions, questions, and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Warby Parker and ModCloth. Go to warbyparker.com/marry or modcloth.com and use promo code MARRY for special offers.
01/05/18·33m 6s

#19: A Roast Chicken of a Movie

The inside scoop on the upcoming flick. This week James and Kristen discuss the merits of the Golden Girls, and of course. gush about the latest baby news. A new prince is in the world! Welcome, little guy! And Jamie Cuccinelli from BRIDES helps us plan our outfits according to the royal wedding dress code. Plus, this week we're joined by the incredible Merideth Finn, executive producer of "Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance." You can follow her production studio on Instagram @CueTheDogProductions. We would love to hear your own predictions, questions, and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm
24/04/18·29m 55s

#18: Queer Eye For the Royal Guy

Tan France joins the team to help Charles and Harry glow up for the big day. This week, Kristen and James ponder renaming the podcast: When Meghan Met Ed Sheeran. Plus, the latest updates on the wedding guest list, Meghan and Harry's next public appearance, and Jamie Cuccinelli from BRIDES breaks down the differences between British royal weddings and American weddings. Plus we have an EXCEEDINGLY SPECIAL GUEST: Queer Eye's fabulous Tan France stops by the studio to tell the team about the time he met Diana, and his beautiful advice for the soon-to-be-married couple. We would love to hear your own predictions, questions, and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Lovepop and FabFitFun. Visit lovepop.com/fairytalewedding or fabfitfun.com and use promo code MARRY for special offers
17/04/18·41m 4s

#17: Prince Harry on Horseback

Can you imagine? A majestic steed on the wedding day! Kristen and James are NOT here for grey hair shaming. But they are here to smell like the warm citrusy perfume of Meghan and Harry's wedding day. This week, we welcome Jamie Cuccinelli, associate digital news director for BRIDESmagazine for a new segment about wedding style. Plus, Josh Duboff and Julie Miller, writers for Vanity Fair and hosts of In The Limelight join in on the Meghan and Harry lovefest. We would love to hear your own predictions, questions, and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Havenly and Lovepop. Visit havenly.com/MARRY or lovepop.com/fairytalewedding for special offers.
10/04/18·30m 59s

#16: Buzzy Wedding Guests Confirmed

Watch out for their stingers, though! Kristen and James are all abuzz about the latest floral news, and they explore an idea from a listener: the potential Markle coat of arms. Plus, an interview with the incredible Katie Nicholl, royal biographer and author of "Harry: Life, Loss, and Love." We would love to hear your own predictions, questions, and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Lovepop. Go to lovepop.com/fairytalewedding and mention us for a special offer.
03/04/18·31m 23s

#15: Harry's Army Days

What it's like to serve alongside the Queen's grandson. Kristen and James are a little confused this week, because the wedding invitations have officially gone out, but.. nothing has shown up in the mailbox yet. In other news, there was another public appearance, wedding cake details are finally revealed, and Meghan gets her own wax figure at Madame Tussauds. Plus, James interviews ANOTHER James. It's James Wharton, one of Britain's first openly gay soldiers. As part of his duties, he served as escort to the Sovereign, participated in Kate and William's wedding, and he served as Prince Harry's gunner in the army. Don't miss this conversation!!  We would love to hear your own predictions, questions, and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Zola. Go to zola.com/MARRY for a special offer.
27/03/18·35m 41s

#14: Our Fascination with Fascinators

They may just be useless hats, but we still love them. James and Kristen are just finishing up rolling their eyes at Liam Payne's performance at the Commonwealth Day Ceremony. Luckily, there are better things to watch now that Lifetime has FINALLY released a teaser trailer for the movie about Harry and Meghan's love. Plus, Julia Knox, an English milliner from East Village Hats in NYC, teaches us all what a fascinator actually is, and why it can't be called a hat. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Tripping.com and Havenly. Go to tripping.com/MARRY or havenly.com/MARRY for special offers.
20/03/18·30m 34s

#13: The Stars Aligned

Can astrology help us understand why they're the perfect match, after all? Kristen and James are baffled by the Spice Girls will-they-won't-they routine, but they're sure that it was odd for Liam Payne to perform at the Commonwealth Day ceremony. Plus, James's friend and astrologer to the royals, Russell Grant joins the show to shed some light on the differences between a sexual relationship and a romantic one, and tells us all about Meghan's connections to the Queen Mother. You can find Russell online at russellgrant.com and on Twitter @TheRussellGrant or @RussellGrantCom. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by HelloFresh (promo code: MARRY30) and Care/of (promo code: MARRY). Go to hellofresh.com or takecareof.com and use the promo codes for special offers.
13/03/18·30m 2s

#12: Girl Power!

Could the Spice Girls be THE feminist moment of the royal wedding? James and Kristen are Duchess Slanting, and SO ready for more royal engagements with the Fab Four. Plus: we heard your requests for a Spice Girls episode, and for this episode, Aisha Harris, host of the podcast Represent, and culture writer for Slate.com, joins Kristen and James to obsess over what a Spice Girls reunion at the royal wedding could look like. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Beach Body On Demand and Lovepop. Text MARRY to 303030 or go to lovepop.com/fairytalewedding for special offers.
06/03/18·32m 43s

#11: Exes at the Wedding?!

What does it mean that Harry's former beaus will be in attendance? Kristen is reeling from the rumored ex invitations, but James isn't so concerned. Plus, dispatches from date night with Prince Harry and Meghan, and an update on James's job prospects with the royal family. This week, guest Amanda Dishaw, editor of MeghansMirror.com dives deep into Meghan's chic-but-imperfect style. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by ThirdLove and Tripping.com. Go to thirdlove.com/MARRY or tripping.com/MARRY for special offers.
27/02/18·31m 39s

#10: The Royal Hen and Stag Parties

In Kristen and James's first in-person meeting they try to guess what Meghan's bachelorette party (or "hen do") might be like. Will there be bobby strippers and penis hats? Plus, they hear a very bad prediction from an Australian psychic. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Lovepop wedding invitations. Visit lovepop.com/fairytalewedding and mention us when ordering your invitations to receive complimentary response cards. Also make sure to check out One True Pairing, a brand new podcast about your favorite celebrity couples. Listen on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your favorite shows.
20/02/18·24m 2s

#09: Meghan in Disguise

Podcast fans are starting to recognize James in public...  so he's donned a disguise, just like Meghan Markle. This week on the show, Kristen and James are excited to chat about the latest news about the royal wedding day schedule, kind words from Wendell Pierce, and not-so-kind words from John Oliver. Plus, Sara Barron and her husband, Geoff Lloyd stop by to talk about the joys and pains of a transatlantic relationship. Plus: a special game show segment! We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Lola. Go to mylola.com and use promo code MARRY for special offers.
13/02/18·34m 1s

#08: Queen Memes in the Group Chat

We would love to be part of a royal text exchange. In this episode, Kristen and James get surprised by Meghan's chic fashion choices yet again and they investigate the haunted qualities of Windsor Castle. Then, special guest June Thomas recounts the time she got to MEET MEGHAN MARKLE. In person. Oh. My. Gosh. Plus, Kristen reveals her dark secret about Suits. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Tripping.com and Havenly. Go to tripping.com/MARRY or havenly.com/MARRY and use promo code MARRY for special offers.
06/02/18·32m 38s

#07: With This Ring, I Thee Wed

Unless you're an upperclass British man, apparently! Kristen and James check in on the latest developments in Princess Eugenie's campaign to upstage Harry and Meghan's wedding, plus a preview for the next royal engagement. TV writer and producer Elizabeth Craft gives some insight into what it's like to leave Hollywood, and what Meghan will have to contend with in her new life. You can find Elizabeth Craft on the podcasts Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Happier in Hollywood. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Third Love and Beach Body on Demand. Go to thirdlove.com/MARRY or text MARRY to 303030 for special offers.
30/01/18·31m 22s

#06: Return of the Messy Bun

Which team are you on? James and Kristen debate the merits of a coiffed hairstyle, examine ANOTHER royal wedding coming up in 2018, and of course, get fully freaked out by those creepy dolls. Plus, Ella Kay, creator of thecourtjeweller.com gives a lesson on tiaras, crowns, and all things royal jewels. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review--and tell all your friends to do the same!
23/01/18·34m 25s

#05: Our Inspiration for 2018

One DJ's chance encounter with Prince Harry is #goals. This week James and Kristen are joined by two special guests. Jevanni Letford stops by the London studio to talk about what it was like to see the royal couple in person, and what he'd play if he were tapped to work the wedding. And Matt Bellassai brings his expertise of British heartthrobs to our studios in Brooklyn to chat about what we should do now that Prince Harry is off the market. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm This episode is brought to you by Hello Fresh and Tripping.com. Go to HelloFresh,com and use offer code MARRY30 and Tripping.com/MARRY for special offers.
16/01/18·32m 32s

#04: What's The Deal With Royals and Divorce?

James and Kristen just found out what Meghan got the Queen for Christmas... and let's just say... WOW. Also on the show this week, Meghan and Harry's official visit to Reprezent Radio, and unofficial trip via economy class to Nice, France. Plus, a brief history of divorce in the royal family. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm
09/01/18·24m 10s

#03: Beware, the Half-Sister

Why is a woman named Samantha arguing with Prince Harry on Twitter? Kristen and James are getting over their New Years hangovers, but Meghan and Harry's love is surely helping. This week on the show: that horribly racist brooch Princess Michael of Kent wore to the Queen's Christmas lunch, a deep dive into those amazing engagement photos, and another wedding day guest list prediction. We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm
02/01/18·30m 48s

#02: Love Is All Around Us, Actually

A groundbreaking theory about Meghan and Harry, and those kids from Love, Actually. Happy Boxing Day! James and Kristen have their paper crowns in place, and are ready to make a controversial prediction about the wedding guest list. Plus: What's going on with those wedding dress sketches? We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer, @ImJamesBarr, and @RoyalWeddingPod, or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm
26/12/17·26m 59s

#01: The Most Important Day in May

And let's be honest, it's the most important day ever. Kristen and James kick off this week's debut episode by gushing about the biggest news: the date of the Royal Wedding. It has finally been announced, and it's time to start the countdown. But of course, even the date is controversial. Plus, will the Queen and Meghan tell each other Christmas cracker jokes? What do you get Prince Philip for Secret Santa? And how do you get out of going on a royal hunt? We would love to hear your own predictions and #Heghan fascinations. You can tweet them to @KristenMeinzer and @ImJamesBarr or send a note at whenmeghanmetharry@megaphone.fm
19/12/17·29m 16s

Introducing When Meghan Met Harry

James and Kristen are so excited for the royal wedding! (Can you tell?) Every week leading up to the big day we'll bring you the latest news and predictions about Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and the wedding itself.
19/12/17·1m 24s
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