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Woolwich - The Prince Mobbed!
Hat-waving, barely controlled crowds surge around the Prince of Wales as he pops into Beresford Square market in Woolwich.
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The Prince of Wales picks his way through a massive mob of south Londoners during his royal visit to the ancient market at Beresford Square, Woolwich. The future king looks almost unnerved by = the attention, before he makes his escape by car, with nice shots of market stalls as the royal limo follows mounted police out the area.