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Young actors had a secret audience in the royal box

Jan 31, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE Duchess of Sussex paid her first visit to the National Theatre as its patron, surprising young actors by disclosing she had watched their rehearsals during a secret visit in December.

The Duchess, who trained as a theatre actor and spent a decade working in television, told primary school children they had done an "amazing job", as she embarked on a long-term project to make the theatre more accessible.

In the third of her official visits to her new patronages, the Duchess bonded...