Prince William and Kate Middleton narrated a rewritten version of a Christmas poem when they revealed they surprised key personnel and their families with toys on their panto outing.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 38, were joined Friday night by Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two, as they watched a special performance at The London Palladium, which was held to thank key employees at the Covid-19 crisis.
Post to their officer Twitter On page today, the royals shared a clip explaining that they had organized for Santa and his elves to deliver surprise gifts to the families in attendance.
In the video, the Duke and Duchess could be heard rereading a new version of Clement Clarke Moore’s famous poem, Twas The Night Before Christmas, in which they thanked key employees.
Prince William and Kate Middleton, both 38, have revealed that they surprised key staff and their families with toys and presents when they shared a rewritten version of a Christmas poem online about their recent pantomime visit.
Prince William and Kate posted the clip online saying, “This Christmas we want to say THANK YOU to our key workers and their families for all they have done and the sacrifices they have made to keep us safe.
“As a small part of that effort, we teamed up with the National Lottery and Hamleys to share a little Christmas magic.”
The video showed key workers and their families arriving at the London Palladium as Santa and his elf workers asked them what they wanted for Christmas.
You could see the elves running across London to the famous toy shop to grab presents before being given to the kids on the red carpet at the end of the performance.
The clip, shared online today, showed key workers and their families arriving at the London Palladium as Santa and his elf workers asked them what they wanted for Christmas.
The Duke and Duchess could be heard sharing a rewritten version of the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas
During the clip, Prince William and Kate alternately read lines of the poem, with the Duke beginning: “Two weeks before Christmas and all over the country, key workers continued to work to lend us a hand.”
The Duchess paid tribute to teachers, shop assistants and volunteers before saying they wanted to ‘do something special in the best of Christmas tradition’.
The couple ended the poem: ‘The guests never dreamed that the elves had worked quickly during the show, all covered in snow.
With smiles on their faces and tears in their eyes, the children couldn’t believe they were so surprised.
Royal fans were quick to praise the Duke and Duchess for the gesture, with many calling it ‘a brilliant surprise’
As families left, like from a book, magic can be found wherever you look.
“The moral of the story, now more true than ever, is that remarkable things happen when we all work together.”
Royal fans were left in tears as they watched the clip, with many praising the Duke and Duchess for their generosity.
One of them said, ‘I have to stop cutting these onions. That was really beautiful … what a great idea. So proud of William and Kate that they made this possible.
During the theater visit on Friday, the Duke and Duchess met with key workers and their families to thank them for their work in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis.
‘Beautiful narration by William … such a calming voice. Things like this make Britain, Great. ‘
Another wrote: “What a wonderful surprise for the children and their families, you really made this difficult Christmas special for them by spreading a little magic!
“I wish your beautiful family the best for Christmas and may the New Year bring many more happy moments like this.”
A third added: ‘Just amazing .. beautiful, simple, special and magical.
Prince William and Kate were joined by Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two, on the red carpet
‘The Cambridge’s have done a fantastic job this year, done well for all of them. I’m sure the Queen is very proud. ‘
Billed as a celebration of pantomime, Pantoland features a host of stars including singer Beverley Knight, dancers Ashley Banjo and Diversity, comedian and ventriloquist Paul Zerdin, actor Nigel Havers, singer Gary Wilmot, actor Charlie Stemp and Joseph star Jac Yarrow.
The audience was made up of key figures from across the capital, including NHS personnel, delivery staff, garbage collectors, aid workers, charity workers and volunteers.
Prince William and Kate’s version of Twas The Night Before Christmas
Prince William – Two weeks before Christmas and across the country, key workers continued to work to lend us a hand.
Kate – The nurses, the doctors, at the heart of the battle, joined teachers, shop staff and volunteers in their plight.
Prince William – And the country was grateful for everything they had done, and wanted to thank them and bring them pleasure.
Kate – Together with others, we go on a mission to do something special in the best of Christmas tradition.
Prince William – A panto with a beautiful cave in the London Palladium was planned with the help of the lotto.
Kate – Theaters that were once closed threw their doors open and families were finally able to walk on their floors.
Prince William – On Santa orders, the elves ran to Hamley’s to make dreams come true for the ignorant families.
Kate – Boisterous and packing as they sat down, Santa was determined they’d all get their treats.
Prince William – Can the Elves Do It? They were all in a twist. But for now boys and girls, the show has to begin
Kate – Was everything ready? Only time would tell now. Like on the carpet, there had been quite a spell.
Prince William – The guests never dreamed that the elves had worked quickly during the show, all covered in snow.
Kate – With smiles on their faces and tears in their eyes, the kids couldn’t believe they had such a surprise.
Prince William – As families left, like out of a book, magic can be found wherever you look.
The moral of the story, now more true than ever, is that remarkable things happen when we all work together.