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Camilla: ‘I’m looking forward to hugging my grandchildren’

The Duchess of Cornwall has said the “worst bit” of lockdown has been not seeing her children and grandchildren.

Speaking to 5 Live’s Emma Barnett, Camilla said the internet has been “brilliant” for keeping in touch, but that she "shall look forward to the day when I can give [my grandchildren] a big hug again."

As part of her guest edit of The Emma Barnett Show, the duchess also revealed she has been taking ballet classes over Facebook during lockdown before injuring her back doing the exercise.

She said the classes make her feel “so well” but that the Prince of Wales is unlikely to join her in a "pas de deux” anytime soon, but that he is the “fittest man of his age I know.”

The duchess is guest editing The Emma Barnett Show, and reflecting on causes and charities which have come to the fore during lockdown.

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