Camilla takes on the role of Meghan’s national theater after the couple left the royal family
THE Queen has awarded another top role to the Duchess of Cornwall.
Camilla was appointed royal patron of the National Theater.
It’s the first of the Duchess of Sussex previous patronages are handed over.
Former actress Meghan was subsequently stripped of her role She and Harry gave up royal duties in 2020.
It’s another sign of the Queen’s confidence in her daughter-in-law.
Last month She endorsed Camilla as the future Queen Consort.
Rufus Norris, director of the National Theatre, said: “The Duchess has shown great support for our industry.”
“The Duchess shares our belief that theater enriches our lives in so many ways and that arts and creativity should be accessible to everyone, no matter where they are in the world.”
He added: “I would also like to express my gratitude the Queen for Her Majesty’s long and unwavering support and service to the National Theatre.”
The Queen has been associated with the National Theater since its beginnings at the Old Vic in the 1960s.
Last time she visited the Duke of Edinburgh in 2013 as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations.
Camilla is an avid theatergoer, with existing patrons including the Theater Royal Bath, the Unicorn Theater for Children and the Georgian Theater Royal.
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