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Viewers of the Platinum Jubilee’s Party at the Palace have criticised the BBC for showing Princess Charlotte looking “bored”.

The young royal attended the concert celebrating the Queen’s 70 years on the throne with mum, Kate Middleton and Dad, Prince William alongside older brother George.

She looked thrilled for much of the evening, proudly waving a flag with her sibling. But occasionally, the camera panned to the seven-year-old yawning and looking a little disinterested.

Those watching at home were quick to condemn the broadcaster, insisting the children had had a long day, with both George and Charlotte accompanying their parents on a royal visit to Wales that morning.

Children’s author Helena Pielichaty said: “Stop panning to Prince George and Princess Charlotte just to catch them looking bored and fidgety – give them a break.”

Someone else wrote on Twitter: “Everyone saying Prince George and Princess Charlotte are ‘bored’. They were in Cardiff mere hours ago – they’ve had a busy day! At their age I’d have been zonked out my seat.”

Throughout the rest of the evening, the Cambridge kids danced in their seats and smiled with their parents, watching the performances.

Kate was in high spirits at the glitzy event, laughing and socialising with Mike and Zara Tindall, who were seated behind her.

A giggling little Charlotte stole the show as she pretended to conduct a band – and appeared to dip into a curtsy. She and George appeared to love the outing chuckling as Charlotte led musicians performing We Don’t Talk About Bruno from the hit Disney film Encanto.

Younger brother Prince Louis, who appeared on the Buckingham Palace’s balcony with his family after Trooping the Colour on Thursday – missed out on the visit, as well as the day three celebrations.

The Queen was also not in attendance after missing Sunday’s Epsom Derby Day, opting instead to watch it on TV from Windsor Castle in her “comfy clothes”. She also skipped Friday’s Service of thanksgiving after experiencing “discomfort” during Trooping the Colour on Thursday.

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This article first appeared on OverSixty.