Duchess Meghan stars in new role as theater patron

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made her first official visit to the National Theater since becoming a patron.

(CNN)Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made an official visit to London's National Theatre on Wednesday for the first time since becoming its royal patron.

Former actress Meghan went back to her theatrical roots, looking on as attendees from across the city participated in a workshop, according to the UK's Press Association (PA) news agency.
The Duchess also learned about the work of the theater and met members of staff, according to a statement from Kensington Palace.
    A heavily pregnant Meghan wore a pink dress and blazer during the visit, meeting with Rufus Norris, the National Theatre's director.
    The pair also met in December ahead of the announcement that the Duchess would become a patron of the establishment in January, according to PA.
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    The new role is one of two patronages that have been passed on by Queen Elizabeth II, according to the palace.
    Meghan was named as patron of four charities supporting vulnerable women, education, the arts and animals in early January.
    As part of that role, Meghan will give the charities vital publicity and help gain recognition for their work.
    The Duchess had a decade-long career in television, notably playing Rachel Zane in Suits, a hit US legal drama series.