Meghan Markle confirmed as new patron of the National Theatre a day early after IT gaffe

Mail Online | 1/9/2019 | Dianne Apen-sadler For Mailonline
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Meghan Markle has been confirmed as the new patron of the National Threatre a day early - after her secret unveiling ceremony was posted on their website.

The Duchess of Sussex, 37, is set to be announced as the royal patron of the National Theatre tomorrow, but an IT gaffe saw the occasion listed under their events section.

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The embarrassing blunder was spotted by journalist Hannah Furness, who shared a screenshot on Twitter with the caption: 'Whoops! Looks like the first patronage 'secret' is officially official thanks to the National Theatre's IT department. "The Duchess of Sussex announced as our new Royal Patron".'

The event has since been removed from the website.

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It comes after the Mail On Sunday revealed Meghan would be given the coveted position last week.

A royal insider told the paper the decision was a mark of...
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