Bond's return to the big screen was given the royal seal of approval as the Prince of Wales arrived to meet the stars and makers of 007's latest outing at the Royal Albert Hall.
Charles, accompanied by the Duchess of Cornwall, asked for proceeds from the screening to benefit charities that support members of the three intelligence agencies - the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), the Security Service (MI5) and GCHQ.
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