Prince William and Kate Middleton far prefer video calling and virtual work to meet people face to face, according to a BBC reporter who interviewed the couple last week.
The Duke, 37, and the Duchess of Cambridge, 38, have made commitments virtually from their home at Anmer Hall in Norfolk since the start of the coronavirus shutdown.
The couple posted images online as they videotaped their sponsorship and charities to offer support, as well as to speak with schoolchildren and teachers, about how they were coping with the crisis.
Now, Tina Daheley revealed how Prince William and Kate told her they actually preferred the virtual way of working, telling Coronavirus Newscast, “You don’t have to worry about all the other things and don’t have only a set time and have to go somewhere and meet lots of people … They like that you can have a one-on-one conversation with people. ”
BBC reporter Tina Daheley told the Coronavirus Newscast that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge far prefer video calls to face-to-face meetings.
Tina said, “They much prefer [it]. I’m not saying they don’t want to meet people face-to-face, but they really enjoyed talking to people on video calls and using the zoom.
She explained that the couple thought that the virtual way of working involved less “faff”, allowing them to spend more time connecting with individual people.
Meanwhile, she added that her interview with the royal couple had felt remarkably “normal.”
She said, “I think what people sometimes forget is that they are members of the royal family, they can play if you want. But what always strikes me is how normal they are.
Prince William and Kate have made commitments virtually since their last public appearance on March 19
“I felt like I was chatting with people.”
She also revealed how Kate asked her how she was coping with the crisis, explaining, “Unexpectedly, the Duchess asked me a question.
After Tina asked the Duke how he thought the coronavirus pandemic could change society, the Duchess then asked the reporter for her thoughts.
Tina explained: “She wanted to know how society could change afterwards and the things we appreciate. She was interested to know my feelings about it.
The reporter revealed how the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge “really appreciated” the virtual calls that avoid the “faff” of royal face-to-face visits
In the interview, which took place last Friday, Kate and Prince William talked about home schooling for Prince George, 6, Princess Charlotte, 4, and Prince Louis, 1, during the holidays. Easter without telling them and talking about their fears for Prince Charles his diagnosis of coronavirus.
They said it was “difficult” to teach their three children – who they said had “such stamina”, even if it “wasn’t quite hardcore” – but also explained how they remained in contact with other members of the royal family. using online video calls.
The Duchess explained how the couple had kept a strict diet when teaching their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis over the past month.
The couple said it was also important to avoid scaring their children and making them “too overwhelming”, but added that home schooling was “fun” and that the children had pitched tents, cooked and cooked.
Royal couple initiated series of virtual phone calls and video chats during lockout (photo, chairing a roundtable for Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters campaign)
Prince William and Kate were at the forefront of the royal family’s response to the virus.
They made their last face-to-face engagement on March 19 when they visited an NHS 111 call center in London.
Since then, the couple have worked from their Anmer Hall home.
In addition to last week’s lengthy interview, the couple shared clips online as they spoke with charities and organizations across the country via a video link.
The Duke and Duchess also shared a video of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis applauding NHS workers to support healthcare workers during the crisis.