Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Their Children Clap for Carers Together

Members of the royal family came together to acknowledge the tireless work of the U.K.'s health care workers during a televised BBC special.

  • Prince William, Duchess Kate, and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, appeared in BBC's Big Night In television special to join in on a round of applause for the U.K.'s emergency health care workers.
  • Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla also appeared in the program to offer a round of applause for the first responders working during the coronavirus pandemic.

Members of the royal family are taking the time to applaud health care workers on the front lines of the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

During BBC special The Big Night In, Prince William, Duchess Kate, and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, all came together to honor those working to combat the ongoing global pandemic. In the clip, the family of five can be seen emerging from their Anmer Hall home to join countless others across the U.K. in a joint round of applause honoring emergency health care workers.

london, england april 23 in this screengrab, prince william, duke of cambridge, catherine duchess of cambridge, prince george of cambridge, princess charlotte of cambridge and prince louis of cambridge clap for nhs carers as part of the bbc children in need and comic relief 'big night in at london on april 23, 2020 in london, englandthe 'big night in' brings the nation an evening of unforgettable entertainment in a way we've never seen before raising money for and paying tribute to those on the front line fighting covid 19 and all the unsung heroes supporting their communities photo by comic reliefbbc children in needcomic relief via getty images

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Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla appeared in the televised special as well and could be seen standing in front of their Birkhall residence in Scotland, also joining in to clap for the nation's first responders.

During their quick appearances in the televised special, the royals were all noticeably wearing different shades of blue—the official color of the U.K.'s National Health Service.

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The Cambridges' appearance on Big Night In follows the announcement of their new mental health initiative, Our Frontline. In the coming months, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be focusing their efforts on providing mental health support for the nation's emergency responders who are tirelessly working to tend to those affected by the coronavirus.

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Bianca Betancourt is the Culture Editor at HarpersBAZAAR.com where she covers all things film, TV, music, and of course, Royal Family ongoings. When she's not writing she loves impulsively baking a batch of cookies, re-listening to the same early 2000s pop playlist and stalking Mariah Carey's Twitter feed.