British Royal Family

Duchess Catherine and Prince William make royal history... by playing bingo in a video call

Yes, you read that correctly.

By Jess Pullar
Duchess Catherine and Prince William are all for some organised fun, particularly when it's alligned with a socially conscious venture - and their latest foray into the public eye is the perfect example.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been busy at work, despite being confined to their Norfolk country home as the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the UK, and the world.
But just because they're still working (from home, like the rest of us), doesn't mean they can't have a little fun - and in this instance, bingo was the ultimate workday addition.
In the couple's latest video call, they spoke to care workers from across the UK where they heard about their experiences during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The video was also held to thank them for their incredible efforts as they helped the vulnerable through the difficult time.
Wearing a beautiful bright red printed outfit, perfectly accessorised with a pair of golden feather drop earrings, the Duchess looked radiant in the video.
Kate and William spoke to care workers from the UK in a new video call. (Kensington Palace)
While Kate and William's video calls have previously been straightforward, with their messaging clear, this one took a slightly different turn.
Speaking to workers from Shire Hall Care Home in Cardiff, the pair embarked on a rather animated game of bingo.
The royal pair took their turn as the guest bingo callers during one of the games, as the new clip included their chat with the residents and care workers.
The Duke and Duchess made for some solid number callers! (Kensington Palace)

Before the games began, the Duke and Duchess heard from members of the care team about the challenges that they have faced throughout the pandemic.
They also learned about how the care home has had to adapt during the trying period. A greater reliance on technology was pinpointed as it was increasingly used to help residents stay in touch with their families.
It looks like the residents of the Cardiff care home had a right, royal blast. (Kensington Royal)
Earlier in the month, Prince William also held calls with care workers across England and Northern Ireland.
Here, the Duke spoke of the various impacts the pandemic had on them, including how it had affected mental health.
"If there's hopefully some positivity that comes out of this horrendous time, it is that there's a light shone on all of the wonderful things you all do and on the social care sector, and it allows people to acknowledge, respect and appreciate everything that you are doing," the Duke told them.
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The latest video call marks another in a stream of appearances from the Duke and Duchess from their country home.
It seems they've adapted quickly to their working from home set-up, as the world also adapts to the new normal.
We're looking forward to seeing what comes next for the pair - perhaps a virtual game of Trivial Pursuit?

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