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Entertainment Prince William withdraws from BAFTA ceremony

03:05  11 april  2021
03:05  11 april  2021 Source:   msn.com

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PRINCE William has pulled out of his Bafta speech tonight in a sign of respect after the death of his grandfather Prince Philip. The Duke of Cambridge was due to appear virtually at a ceremony this weekend to deliver a speech about the resilience of the film industry during the coronavirus pandemic. Following the news that the Duke of Cambridge has withdrawn from this weekend's Bafta awards ceremony , the organisation said in a statement: "In light of the Duke of Edinburgh's passing, the Duke of Cambridge will no longer be part of Bafta programming this weekend.

Bafta president the Duke of Cambridge has withdrawn from this weekend’s Bafta awards ceremonies following his grandfather’s death, Kensington Palace has confirmed. Bafta said in a statement issued on Friday: “We are deeply saddened by the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, whose close association with the Academy spanned over 60 years.” William was due to feature during the event on Saturday in a pre-recorded conversation with costume designer Jenny Beavan and make-up and hair designer Sharon Martin talking about filming in lockdown and the craft

Prince William has withdrawn from the BAFTA Awards on Sunday (11.04.21).

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge holding a sign posing for the camera © Bang Showbiz Prince William

The 38-year-old royal was due to deliver a speech at the annual awards show, via a video link, but he has withdrawn from the event following the passing of Prince Philip.

Prince William was set to speak about the resilience of the British film industry amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Duke of Edinburgh was actually BAFTA’s first-ever president, between 1959 and 1965, and he continued to support the organisation throughout his life.

And after Prince Philip's passing was confirmed by Buckingham Palace on Friday (09.04.21), the organisation released a statement to express its sympathies.

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Bafta president the Duke of Cambridge has withdrawn from this weekend’s Bafta awards ceremonies following his grandfather’s death, Kensington Palace has confirmed. Bafta said in a statement issued on Friday: “We are deeply saddened by the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, whose close association with the Academy spanned over 60 years.” William was due to feature during the event on Saturday in a pre-recorded conversation with costume designer Jenny Beavan and make-up and hair designer Sharon Martin talking about filming in lockdown and the craft

Prince William , who is president of BAFTA , was due to feature on Saturday in a pre-recorded conversation with costume designer Jenny Beavan and make-up and hair designer Sharon Martin, talking about filming in lockdown and the craft of film -making. On Sunday, he was to deliver a speech via video, celebrating the resilience of the film industry over the past year - but BAFTA has confirmed he will no longer be taking part in the ceremony . The Duke of Edinburgh, who died yesterday at Windsor Castle at the age of 99, was BAFTA 's first president, serving from 1959 to 1965, and


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BAFTA said: "We are deeply saddened by the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, whose close association with the Academy spanned over 60 years.

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Prince William — who is president of BAFTA and normally attends the ceremony with Kate, sitting front and center (pictured) — was scheduled to lead a pre-recorded conversation at Saturday night’s craft awards with three-time BAFTA -winning costume designer Jenny Beavan and make up and hair Prince William was named president in 2010, and took up the mantle from his aunt, and the Queen’s daughter, Princess Anne. The BAFTA Film Awards will air as scheduled on both weekend nights on the BBC, which is returning to normal after blanket coverage of Prince Philip’s death upended its regular

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"HRH The Duke of Edinburgh became the organisation's first president in 1959, one year after the British Film Academy and the Guild of Television Producers and Directors merged to create the Society of Film and Television Arts, a forerunner of BAFTA. The Duke represented the Society until 1965 and presented awards at ceremonies during this period."

The statement later added: "The Duke occupies a special place in the Academy’s history and will be missed enormously.

"Our thoughts are with the royal family, to whom we offer our deepest sympathy."

Meanwhile, a source has claimed that Prince Philip wanted to die "in his own bed" and "on his own terms".

The royal - who passed away at Windsor Castle at the age of 99 - spent almost a month in hospital earlier this year, where he was treated for an infection and a heart condition.

The insider said: "He spent most of the four weeks he was in hospital trying to get home. They operated on his heart in a bid to give him a little longer, maybe with the 100th birthday in mind. But he didn't really care about that.

"There is no way he would have wanted to die in hospital."

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