Speaking of how truthful the series is, he added: “It is very hard, there is a lot of conjecture and a lot of invention, isn’t there?
“You can hang it on fact but the bits in between are not fact.”
He also spoke about growing up at Althorp Estate, saying: “I think I grew up very much out of doors and just learnt to love the place.
“You see the deer there, I see them as my neighbours really, they have been there as long as my family, about 500 years. So yeah, I am a countryman.”