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Report: Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visit Stoke

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have been in the Midlands today - just a day after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement.

Prince Charles met well-wishers in Stoke-on-Trent, telling them he was "very happy" about the wedding. The royal couple visited a chapel in Hanley, a pottery museum and Stoke City Football Club. ITV News Central reporter Melissa Wright was there.


Prince Edward attends Theatre Royal anniversary

Nottingham's Theatre Royal Credit: PA

Nottingham's Theatre Royal will mark 150 years since it hosted its first production with a royal visitor today.

Prince Edward will visit the cultural landmark to unveil a plaque honouring the occasion. He'll also be given a tour of the Victorian building.

The Earl of Wessex will also be introduced to members of the front of house and backstage teams and will meet a group of city school children who will be role-playing key characters from the venue's actual opening night on Friday 25 September 1865.

"We couldn't be more delighted that His Royal Highness will be visiting us on our special anniversary. As one of the jewels in Nottingham's crown, it is wonderful that the Theatre Royal is being honoured in this way."

– Robert Sanderson, Theatre Royal's Managing Director