The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium on November 18th. The event is in aid of the Royal Variety Charity, of which the Queen is patron, which helps entertainers throughout the UK, who need help and assistance as a result of old age, ill-health, or hard times.
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Upon arrival at the London Palladium, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met officials and performers before taking their seat in the Royal Box. The Performance was hosted by Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan and included performances from Rod Stewart, Robbie Williams, Jamie Cullum, Harry Connick Jr, the cast of West End musical Mary Poppins, Colin Thackery, Emeli Sandé, the Manchester’s Bee Vocal Choir, Zurcaroh, Lewis Capaldi, Mabel, the cast of Come From Away, Flo and Joan, the cast of Groan Ups, Luzia, Luke Evans, Kerry Godliman and Frank Skinner. Afterwards, the Duke and Duchess went up on stage to meet the performers. The event was filmed by ITV, and will be screened later next month.
The Duke of Cambridge wore Black Tie. The Duchess wore an Alexander McQueen gown with Erdem earrings.