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“Your Majesty, Mummy” – Prince Charles takes to the stage to give a short speech for The Queen’s birthday

The Prince of Wales took to the stage on Saturday evening to deliver a very short speech in honour of his mother’s 92nd birthday.

Both Prince Charles and The Queen walked onto the stage following the conclusion of the concert to a standing ovation and applause.

Once he arrived on stage, the heir to the throne was passed a microphone and began paying tribute to his mother.

He began by saying “Your Majesty, Mummy” much to the amusement of the audience.

He continued: “I have a feeling that in 1948 when you were 22, you didn’t somehow expect that on your 92nd birthday you would find your son in his 70th year.

“So I am just able to still raise a small hip hip

“Would you ladies and gentlemen? Would you all give Her Majesty three unbelievably rousing cheers on her birthday?”

Naturally, the audience was very obliging and have The Queen three cheers to mark the occasion of her birthday.

The crowd and performers also sang a rendition of ‘Happy Birthday To You’ much to the monarch’s delight.

The Queen watched tonight’s birthday performance alongside her family in the royal box. She smiled as she watched performances from Alfie Boe, Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue and many more.

Highlights of the evening included comedians Frank Skinner & Harry Hill being joined on stage by former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ed Balls, who performed a tribute to George Formby OBE.

Shaggy also performed his hit song Mr Boombastic in front of The Royal Family, much to the younger royals delight.

The broadcast was shown live on BBC One and BBC Radio 2 and was presented by Zoë Ball.

The concert came at the end of a successful Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which Her Majesty hosted.

Her birthday concert paid tribute to this, with performers from around the Commonwealth taking to the stage, including Canadian singer Shawn Mendes and the Ladysmith Black Mambazo choir from South Africa.

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