Prince William to attend Hobbit premiere alone

William and Kate leaving the King Edward VII hospital in central London Credit: PA

The UK premiere of the long-awaited Hobbit film will be held in London tonight.

The Duke of Cambridge is expected to be in attendance along with other stars.

His wife, The Duchess of Cambridge, won't be there as she is still resting.

Yesterday St James's Palace said: "The Duchess of Cambridge will not attend The Hobbit premiere tomorrow evening and will continue to rest privately. The Duke of Cambridge will attend as planned.

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Hobbit Premiere

The star-studded UK premiere of the long-awaited Hobbit film will be held in London tonight.