When Diana Met

Publisher:
CNN

When Diana Met

4.5/5

Critic Rating

When Diana Met… takes listeners inside Princess Diana’s most notable meetings with public figures, politicians, dignitaries, and celebrities to reveal often-overlooked truths and misunderstandings about her life as Princess of Wales. Host Aminatou Sow examines those iconic and memorable connections and what they teach us about power, gender, and control.


Critic Reviews

Score: 4

Keelin • Mentally? A Magpie. Jan 23, 2022

"The first few episodes she (Aminatou) is talking with various Black women from across the world about what Diana meant to their communities and families. This was honestly my favorite part of this six episode series. It was educational, and overall I felt like it was an observation of the power of connection and kindness for a global community - not just on a personal level but on a higher level of symbol and representation. Diana was far more than The Princess of Wales and Future Queen of England to a lot of people. Looking at that in particular, I feel, is missed in these conversations about this woman who no longer has a voice of her own. It’s taken me a moment to write this review because I do love this podcast. It is well produced, written, and is a consumable length. The first few episodes felt fresh, and important for a dynamic legacy- and I think this podcast could have done more had it been given the opportunity."

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Score: 5

George Fenwick • Stuff NZ Nov 28, 2021

"...offers insight into how misunderstood Princess was...structures its episodes around key meetings Diana had with various public figures, politicians, dignitaries and celebrities, to offer an insight into how she was perceived and misunderstood during her time as the Princess of Wales. …"

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