Nelson Mandela 'fine' but 'frail', daughter reveals at premiere

Nelson Mandela's daughter has revealed her father is at a premiere of a film about the former South African president's life. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also attended the UK premiere of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

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William and Kate arrive for Mandela film premiere

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended the London premiere of the new film about the life of former South African president Nelson Mandela.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the premiere.

The Royal couple reached the red carpet just over an hour after the stars of the film, including Idris Elba and Naomie Harris, arrived.

The Royal couple arrived on the red carpet a little over an hour after the stars of the film. Credit: PA Wire

Once inside, William and Kate met Cinema and Television Benelovent Fund trustees, beneficiaries, Mr Mandela's daughter and members of the film's cast and crew.

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is due to be released on January 3 in the UK.

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