Prince William reveals he loves watching this award-winning TV show while opening a new BAFTA exhibition

He previously revealed he’s also a fan of Homeland and Game of Thrones.
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The Duke of Cambridge stepped out in Piccadilly, London on Monday to open a new British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) exhibition which celebrates the best of British film and television from the past 75 years, called BAFTA: Behind the Scenes.

As President of BAFTA since 2010, Prince William officially opened the exhibition and also met with the group of talented creatives who had taken part in the BAFTA’s Prince William Scholarship programme, which supports talented people at all stages of their career in film, games and television.

During his visit Prince William also met with some of the cast and crew of international hits included in the exhibition, including the films The Favourite and 12 Years A Slave, British children’s show The Clangers, and the television show Killing Eve, revealing he’s a huge fan of the show.

Speaking to reporters following the visit, the TV show’s producer Sally Woodward Gentle and costume designer Phoebe de Gaye shared that “apparently he has watched it all”.

“We didn’t test him, but he did say it was quite a final ending to series two. So at least he watched the last three minutes of the episode,” Sally joked.

“He said he loved it. He talked about the dark humour of it, and Jodie [Comer] and Sandra [Oh, who play the two main characters], how amazing they both are.

“And he talked about the humour you get through the costumes, which is what Phoebe is so clever at.”

Phoebe added: “He said he didn’t quite get it to start with, but then he got into it.”

William shared he loved the dark humour in Killing Eve, and said the final episode of season two had quite the ending. (Image: Getty)

The pair also gifted William with a pair of children’s pyjamas worn by Jodie Comer, who plays the assassin Villanelle, in season two of the show.

“We gave him a pair of Villanelle’s pyjamas,” Sally told the press, People reports.

“They are the ones with the cartoon all over them. She wears them in episodes one and two – they are little boy’s pyjamas which she nicks and she wears. They have got ‘Kapow!’ and cartoony stuff all over them.”

It wasn’t the only gift Prince William left with on the day, he also went home with a present for Princess Charlotte, a hand-knitted Clanger, the shrew-like creatures which feature in the children’s television show of the same name.

William is gifted a hand-knitted clanger from the kids’ TV show The Clangers for Princess Charlotte. (Image: Getty)

As President of the BAFTA’s William supports the organisation’s charitable activities, attending engagements across the charity’s learning programmes.

In February this year he and Duchess Catherine attended the glitzy BAFTA Awards night at the Royal Albert Hall, with Kate dazzling in a gorgeous white Alexander McQueen gown, while William cut a fine figure in a black tuxedo suit.

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