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Charles and Camilla at the Prince's Trust annual comedy gala

Prince Charles greets US comedian Joan Rivers Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

US comedian Joan Rivers was among the stars who welcomed the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at the Prince's Trust annual comedy gala.

Charles and Camilla arrived at the Royal Albert Hall in central London after a host of comedians walked the red carpet to perform at the Prince's Trust Comedy Gala - We Are Most Amused.

All smiling Camilla meets Miranda Hart and Rowan Atkinson Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The royal couple were greeted at the door by Rivers, the creative director of the show, Ben Elton, and fellow comics Rowan Atkinson and Miranda Hart.

Camilla was dressed in a black sequinned dress and Charles wore a black suit.

Youth charity the Prince's Trust helps disadvantaged young people to get their lives on track.

The Prince of Wales with Rowan Atkinson Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The trust supports 13 to 30-year-olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.

The Prince's Trust gala series launched in 1982 with the trust's first Rock Gala.

We Are Most Amused will mark the trust's 11th gala event.

Charles shares a joke with Omid Djalili Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The trust's programmes give vulnerable young people the practical and financial support needed to stabilise their lives, helping develop self-esteem and skills for work.

Three in four young people supported by the Prince's Trust move into work, education or training.

The Prince of Wales's charity has helped more than 700,000 young people since 1976 and supports 100 more each day.

Daybreak's Tiffany Royce reports: