ITV News Royal Editor Chris Ship takes a look back on the Queen's festive pantomime performances during the bleak days of the Second World War
The future monarch starred in several productions in the Waterloo chamber in Windsor castle, including in the lead role as Aladdin in 1943.
The performances, which helped entertain evacuees, provided much needed relief from the horrors of war.
Nearly 80 years later, costumes from some of the pantos are now on public display at Windsor Castle - for the first time.
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