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Ed Sheeran has always been guarded of his personal life, until now

The singer is baring all in an emotional new documentary.
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Multi-award-winning singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is opening up for the very first time about his personal life and the road to success in a new documentary, Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All.

WATCH BELOW: Ed Sheeran: The Sum Of It All | Official Trailer | Disney+

In the series, Ed talks openly about his love for his wife Cherry Seaborn and also details their personal battles after she was diagnosed with cancer last year while pregnant with their second child.

“I’ve always been very guarded in my personal and private life; the only documentary I’ve ever made has been one that focused on my songwriting,” the musician said in a statement.

“Disney approached me to make a four-part documentary, and it felt like the right time to open the door and let people in. I hope people enjoy it.”

Here, we’ve gathered everything you need to know about the documentary, including when and where to watch it online in Australia.

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Ed and his wife Cherry. (Credit: Getty)

Where to watch Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All in Australia

Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All premieres with all episodes on May 3 on Disney+, so sign up here to watch it as soon as it lands.

While you’re there, you can catch up on season three of The Kardashians when it drops on May 25, along with other hits like Welcome to Chippendales, The Bear and more.

Stream Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All now on Disney Plus, live and on demand with a mth-to-mth or annual subscription. Sign up now here.

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What is the documentary about?

As per the official synopsis, the series follows Ed after he learns of life-changing news and reveals his hardships and triumphs during the most challenging period of his life, to show “the true man behind the hits”.

“Blending exclusive, never-before-seen personal archive, present-day actuality, authentic interviews with his wife and loved ones, and intimate performances in cinematic locations, the series widens the lens to unearth what Sheeran thinks of the world, of himself and his music, as well as showcases a decade of hits enjoyed by subscribers around the world,” it reads.

In each episode, he faces themes and emotions that most people experience, expressing his deeper thoughts as he reassesses life and explores what he thinks of the world, of himself and how this difficult time has influenced him and his new music.

“In this docuseries, we’re going to reveal a side of Ed Sheeran that fans have never seen before,” said Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Television. “Together with Fulwell 73, we’ve created something truly authentic and personal that will not only entertain audiences but also inspire them to dream big and pursue their passions.”

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