Prince William has revealed that his son Prince George, eight, ‘loves gaming’ and that he tries to regulate his screen times as it’s ‘something you have to be careful about’.
The Duke of Cambridge, 39, visited BAFTA’s headquarters and to learn how the newly refurbished building will help to increase the support to British television and film today. In his role as president, he spoke to previous recipients of BAFTA bursars, including Harry Petch, BAFTA Young Game Designer finalist in 2016 and 2019 and BAFTA Young Game Designer Mentor winner in 2021.
The royal played Harry’s game ‘Net Carbon’ where he discussed his young children’s game time. Speaking about his children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte, six, and Prince Louis, three, – that he shares with wife Kate Middleton, 40, he explained: ‘We’re to regulate their gaming, that’s the thing at the moment’.
The Duke of Cambridge who is president of BAFTA, made the visit to mark the re-opening of its headquarters and to learn how the newly refurbished building will help to increase the support to British television and film. The Academy provides to young people building careers in the film, games and television industries.
William, who looked smart in an open collar blue suit and jumper, also met with recipients of bursaries and discussed barriers to progression within film. Also in attendance was actress Suranne Jones, 43, who won a BAFTA for her role in Doctor Foster.
William was without his wife Kate Middleton who yesterday looked elegant in a leopard print dress as she visited the Shout mental health text service in London. The couple live together at Kensington Palace in west London with their three children Prince George, eight , Princess Charlotte, six, and Prince Louis, three.
It comes as Kensington Palace announced Prince William will visit Dubai next month. The Duke of Cambridge will visit Dubai on February 10, with his trip coming as the United Arab Emirates marks its 50th year and coinciding with UK National Day being held at Expo 2020 Dubai, his office said.
This brief visit is at the request of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and will be William’s first official trip to the UAE. It will be his first major overseas visit since a 2019 tour of the Middle East.