It was the first time that the three children – Prince George, 7, Princess Charlotte, 5 and Prince Louis, 2 – have appeared together at a public event. William and Catherine put on masks once inside the theater, according to Entertainment Tonight.
William addressed the audience before the show started, saying, “You’ve been giving your absolute all this year and making remarkable sacrifices,” according to the Associated Press.
Kensington Palace said William and Catherine, during the intermission, spoke to “a small number of key worker families to learn more about their experiences over the past year”.
William said it was “wonderful to be back here in the West End and to see the theaters reopen”, according to a tweet from Kensington Palace.
thein the world to approve a vaccine, and started administering it earlier this week. 90-year-old grandmother Margaret Keenan at 6:31 a.m. Tuesday at Coventry University Hospital.
England also started to reopen earlier this month after a four-week lockdown to slow COVID-19 infections.
William and Catherine embarked on a 1,250-mile journey aboard the Royal Train earlier this week to thank the frontline workers. They made stops in England, Scotland and Wales.
The tour ended on Tuesday with a stop at Windsor Castle, where the Duke and Duchess had a socially distant visit with Queen Elizabeth, as well as three of her children, Princess Charles, Princess Anne and Prince Edward. Also in attendance were Charles’s wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Edward’s wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
Prince Andrew, who has stepped down from royal duties amid ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was not there. Neither William’s brother Prince Harry nor Harry’s wife Meghan who moved to California and stepped down from royal duties.
Queen Elizabeth has canceled the family’s traditional Christmas party at her Sandringham estate this year and will instead spend the holidays with Prince Philip in Windsor, where they have isolated themselves.
The UK government has announced virus protection in the UK will be relaxed from December 23 to 27, with up to three households being allowed to stay together and form a bubble.