Meghan Markle to Succeed Queen Elizabeth as Patron of London’s National Theatre – TownandCountrymag.com

Meghan Markle to Succeed Queen Elizabeth as Patron of London’s National Theatre – TownandCountrymag.com

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Getty ImagesJeff J Mitchell After weeks of rumors, it's finally official. Meghan Markle will become the new patron of London's Royal National Theatre. Kensington Palace made the announcement this morning that she would succeed her grandmother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth in the role. "The National Theatre: The Duchess is a strong believer in using the arts to bring people from different backgrounds and communities together." reads the official statement. The National Theatre: The Duchess is a strong believer in using the arts to bring people from different backgrounds and communities together.
 @NationalTheatre’s mission is to make world class theatre that’s entertaining, challenging and inspiring – and to make it for everyone. — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) January 10, 2019 The Duchess of Sussex's new association with the organization doesn't come as a complete surprise. Before Meghan married Prince Harry, she was best known as an actress appearing on the popular American show Suits, so theater is clearly one of her passions. Back in December, the Sunday Times reported that "'discussions are ongoing' between the Queen and Meghan regarding which patronage she will take on." As the Queen gets older, she has started to pass on some ....


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