The Prince of Wales side by side with the stars of Bridgeton and Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Prince’s Trust Awards.
Harley cracked a joke as she hit the red carpet outside the Theater Royal Drury Lane in London’s West End on Tuesday.
On the steps of the venue, he was received by his master impresario Lord Lloyd Webber and Lord Lieutenant Sir Kenneth Olissa, Lord Lieutenant of Greater London.
Ahead of the ceremony, Prince spoke to Jonathan Bailey and Phoebe Dienevar, who star in the Regency-era Netflix drama Bridgeton.
Bailey joked that he expected the hit show to “last for the next 50 years” and told Prince that the series was shooting in Bath before describing the city as “stunning”.
Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly hosted the annual awards show for the 10th year and it will air Thursday for the first time on ITV.
Before the show, the presenting pair told Charles that they were looking forward to some “classic HRH Bantz” and joked that they looked very disappointed each year when they returned as hosts.
As the prince met with the celebrity ambassadors, a rumble of thunder was heard from an open window, leaving Charles, Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway and actress Felicity Kendall laughing.
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Among the winners were a mother who overcame her experience of domestic violence to get a job in an ambulance service and a young woman who was helped through her addiction issues by the Prince’s Trust.
Former Big Brother presenter Emma Willis and Spice Girls’ Melanie C presented an award wearing matching pant suits in pink and purple, respectively.
BBC host Clara Amfo congratulates her co-presenter Anne-Marie for making her way down the stairs to the stage safely for her infamous collapse at the Brit Awards.
The pop singer, 31, stumbled down a few steps during the annual ceremony at London’s O2 Arena in early February – but went on to complete her performance.
Taking to the stage after the final award, Charles quipped, “Welcome to the Ant & Dec Prince Trust Tuesday afternoon takeaway”.
He addressed the impact of the pandemic on young people and stressed the importance of the trust’s work.
Actors Sir Ben Kingsley, Amal Clooney and the daring Bear Grylls were also among the celebrity appearances.
Founded in 1976 by Charles, the trust supports 11 to 30 year olds across the UK who are unemployed, struggling in school or at risk of exclusion.
The Theater Royal Drury Lane has undergone major renovations in recent years, reopening in July 2021 with the musical Frozen.