COVID-19: Stars record a Christmas song with Prince Charles and Camilla in support of the struggling film industry | UK News

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall joined the stars set by the cast to film the festive treat and raise awareness of the difficulties facing the film and theater industry.

Prince Charles i Camilla recorded a special reading of the song ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas, with a few very famous friends invited to Clarence House to help.

Acting Ladies Judi Dench, Ladies Maggie Smith, Daniel Craig, Ncuti Gatwa, Joanna Lumley, Tom Hardy and Ladies Penelope Keith, President of the Actors Charity Fund, each filmed parts in COVID-safe ways.

Some filmed their ranks at the London couple’s home.

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Joanna Lumley of Absolutely Famous and Tom Hardy (below) recorded parts of the song
Ladies Judi Dench, Ladies Maggie Smith, Daniel Craig, Ncuti Gatwa, Joanna Lumley, Tom Hardy and Ladies Penelope Keith, president of the Actors Charitable Foundation, each recorded a Christmas song for the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Charles, as the fund’s patron, came up with the idea after first-hand hearing the difficulties they face in the creative industry continue to face due to the limitations caused by COVID-19.

The royal couple has done a number of different engagements in recent months in support of the arts.

Photos from the footage show Tom Hardy laughing in the hallway of Clarence House, Joanna Lumley leaning against a wooden staircase, and Charles and Camilla filming their rows in front of a tree in their home.

Prince Charles and Camilla recorded a special reading of the poem
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Prince Charles is the patron of the Actors Charitable Fund

The Actors Charitable Fund says it received more requests for help in 2020 than ever before because of the impact coronavirus.

Prior to the pandemic, the largest group of beneficiaries supported by the fund were older than retirement, but in the last year most have been between the ages of 18 and 49.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have joined the cast, including Ncuti Gatwa, to film a gala treat that they hope will raise awareness of the difficulties still facing the film and theater industry.
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Sex education star Ncuti Gatwa took part in the reading

In April, he launched the Emergency Relief Fund to help those struggling with things like arrears of rent, paying bills and buying everyday things.

We hope that the recording of the ceremonial song, which will be posted on the social networks of Clarence House at 10 a.m. on Christmas Eve, will raise much-needed funds.

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