Prince's praise for Samaritans

The Prince of Wales praised the "invaluable work" of the Samaritans during a visit to the charity's central office today to mark its 60th anniversary.

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Princely praise for volunteers

Prince Charles unveils a portrait of Samaritans founder Dr Chad Varah Credit: PA

Unveiling a portrait of Dr Chad Varah, the charity's founder, the Prince of Wales said: "I am deeply appreciative and full of admiration of everything these remarkable volunteers do; that you give up so much of your time and provide your love and compassion in this way."

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Royal seal of approval

The Prince of Wales meeting Stephen Fry Credit: PA

The Prince of Wales praised the "invaluable work" of the Samaritans during a visit to the charity's central office today to mark its 60th anniversary. Charles, who has been a patron of the telephone helpline since 1999, spoke with volunteers and staff at the office in Soho, London.

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