The Royal Albert Hall
The statue of Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, stands outside the New South Porch of the Royal Albert Hall by designer Shelagh Wakely. * The Royal Albert Hall signalled the final stage of an eight-year long, 70million modernisation programme by unveilling its newly-constructed South Porch and announcing its intention to open the building to daytime visitors in spring of 2004.
Politics - President Charles de Gaulle State Visit to UK - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
President Charles de Gaulle standing next to the Queen in the carnation-decorated Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. With the Queen at his side, President Charles de Gaulle of France acknowledges the cheers of the audience at the gala performance of ballet given for him and Madame de Gaulle - seen talking to the Duke of Edinburgh (right). Also in the Royal Box are Princess Margaret (far left) and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Just left of the Duke of Edinburgh is Mr Antony Armstrong-Jones, Princess Margaret's fiance. Extreme right is the Duchess of Kent.