Prince Harry made dozens of audience members in London happy on Wednesday after he started singing the opening line of the song “You’ll Be Back” from the hit musical Hamilton. 

“You say…”, began the British royal while standing onstage after a charity performance of the hip-hop sensation show, although he stopped short and quickly said “that’s definitely not going to happen.”

However, the two first words of the song were enough to elicit laughter, cheers and applause from the cast and audience.  In Hamilton, “You’ll Be Back” is the song the pretentious English King George III sings to Alexander Hamilton, one of his greatest enemies during the American Revolution.

Harry went on to thank the cast and crew for putting on the show, which was held at the Victoria Palace Theater in London’s West End to raise money for children and young people affected by HIV.


“Together you have raised a huge amount of money to change the lives of children in Botswana and Lesotho,” Harry told the spectators.

The young royal attend the show with his new wife, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle. 

Hamilton creator and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda also attended the performance and sat beside the royal couple. He also shared Kensington Palace’s tweet, and noted that Harry is a descendant of King George III:


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