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Monday 17 December 2018

In Pictures: Meghan takes a seat for her first Royal Variety Performance

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were entertained by a wealth of British performers at the annual concert.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arriving at the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium (John Stillwell/PA)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arriving at the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium (John Stillwell/PA)
The Duchess of Sussex meets Howard Donald and Gary Barlow on stage at the Royal Variety Performance (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror)

By Press Association staff

The Duchess of Sussex has been introduced to another British tradition – the Royal Variety Performance.

Harry and Meghan were in the royal box for this year’s star-studded show, hosted by comedian Greg Davies and featuring performances from singers George Ezra and Rick Astley, Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy, the cast of hit musical Hamilton and Take That.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arriving at the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium (John Stillwell/PA)
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Meghan wore a black-and-white sequinned Safiiya gown with embellished bodice (John Stillwell/PA)
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Meghan crouched down to accept a bouquet from Darcie-Rae Moyse, seven (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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Harry shakes hands with Mark Owen of Take That (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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Meghan was also introduced to Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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The couple were seated in the royal box (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex met performers on stage at the London Palladium (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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Among the performers were Rick Astley and Lost Voice Guy from Britain’s Got Talent (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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Lost Voice Guy was the winner of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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Meghan was introduced to Rory Bremner (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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The comedian greeted the duke and duchess and congratulated them on their ‘wonderful news’
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including host Greg Davies (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
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Other acts on the bill included Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo, who sang a duet (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)

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