Kate the singing star! Royal fans frenzy over childhood video – 'Anything she can't do?'


On Christmas Eve, the Duchess of Cambridge, 39, put on an impressive musical display as she played the piano alongside singer Tom Walker at the ‘Royal Carols: Together at Christmas’ concert. After her performance, many royal watchers have been questioning whether the Duchess has other musical talents to display.

As a result, a video from her childhood where Kate shows off her singing voice is being recirculated on social media.

An unearthed clip shows the future Queen consort aged eleven, during a school performance of the musical My Fair Lady.

11-year-old Kate dons a shawl for the performance at St Andrew’s School in Pangbourne and puts on a cockney accent.

The Duchess is portraying the character of Eliza Dolittle, a cockney flower seller who agrees to elocution lessons from Professor Henry Higgins.

In the footage dating from 1993, Kate belts out ‘Wouldn’t it be Loverly’ while carrying a flower basket.

She wears her hair pinned back and is surrounded by fellow students as she sings.

Her love interest in the production, Freddy Eynsford-Hill was portrayed by Andrew Alexander, who is now a star of Downton Abbey.

Mr Alexander, who portrays the character of Sir John Bullock in the drama, once recalled his experience performing alongside the royal.

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Gary Wiley simply commented: “I’m impressed”.

While Alexandra Sard added: “And beautiful even then!”

A fourth, Pamela Anders, dubbed the performance “very sweet”.

While on an Instagram post of the video, shared on a royal fan page, user glencorajane wrote: “She is born to face the public!”

A second user, dianaekalubis, added: “omg, her voice so sweet” along with a red heart emoji.

Mrsdgreene2011 was equally impressed by Kate’s performance, writing: “Is there anything that she’s not good at?”

While angelinabeatrice seemed to echo their thoughts writing: “She’s smart, athletic, talented, beautiful and most importantly, she’s kind. Is there anything she can’t do?”

In addition, hlm89 wrote: “Omg this is incredible! I had no idea she could sing! A woman with so many talents!”


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