Royal Film Performance
The Royal Film Performance is a trademarked event owned by The Film and Television Charity, formerly the Cinema & Television Benevolent Fund. The events showcases a major film premiere and is attended by members of the British Royal Family. The proceeds from the event enable the charity to offer financial support to people from the Film, TV & Cinema industries.
The event began in 1946, as the Royal Command Film Performance, with a screening of A Matter of Life and Death. The "Royal Command" name was changed in 1948. There was no performance between 2015 and 2019 while the Film and Television Charity was restructured.
The most recent Royal Film Performance was the UK premiere of Top Gun: Maverick at the ODEON Leicester Square on 19th May 2022. The event was attended by Prince William, and the Duchess of Cambridge.
History of events
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- Ward, Victoria (19 May 2022). "Top Gun: Maverick – Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend premiere with Tom Cruise". The Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
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