There’s always a gaggle of VIPs in the studio audience of Strictly Come Dancing – this series alone we’ve had Jodie Comer, Nicole Scherzinger and, er, Keith Lemon.
But there’s royalty in the house this weekend.
As Saturday night’s episode began, the camera panned across the crowd to reveal the Countess of Wessex, wife of Prince Edward.
She was accompanied by an excited-looking girl… daughter Lady Louise.
— Charlie Proctor (@MonarchyUK) 24 November 2018
Ooh Sophie Countess of Wessex and her daughter Lady Louise are in the audience! #Strictly
— Jill Beddoes (@BeddoesJill) 24 November 2018
— BETTY REDONDO (@bettyredondo) 24 November 2018
The Queen’s daughter in law is in the audience of #Strictly! I just spied her; Sophie, the Countess of Wessex 👑
— Simon Ramsay (@SARamsay1) 24 November 2018
— Nairn McDonald 🗣 (@NairnMcD) 24 November 2018
That was the Duchess of Wessex wasn’t it?#Strictly
— Little Brown Bird (@_the_lbb) 24 November 2018
Sophie has been married to the Queen’s youngest child, son Edward, 54, since 1999.
They have two children Lady Louise Windsor, 16, and James, Viscount Severn, 10.
The Countess and Lady Louise will get to see the remaining seven couples perform their individual routines.
The celebs and their partners are also competing in the show’s first ever Lindy-hop-athon.
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