America was always wild about Harry. The wedding of his brother seven years ago drew almost 23 million viewers in the States; given that the Prince is marrying an American, Meghan Markle, the excitement about his own wedding has only intensified.
And the drama surrounding Ms Markle’s family has sparked a certain surge in fascination, as cable news channels devote lengthy segments to her ailing father Thomas’s "will he, won’t he" attendance, and scrutinise his ill-judged decision to pose for paparazzi pictures near his home in Mexico.
It all means that, come Saturday, the United States will be riding the wave of Royal mania.
Of course, the story in itself is a classic fairy tale straight out of…
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