He looked uncomfortable after being asked how he was feeling before the big day, replying: "I'm very glad you have heard of it," before muttering under his breath, "bloody people".
In response a question from the BBC's royal correspondent, Nick Witchell, the prince said: "I can't bear that man, anyway. He's so awful, he really is."
Actually, I don’t like Witchell either, but “can’t bear that man” and “awful” is such a royal language, don’t you think? Poor Charles, nothing seems to go right for him. Of all the parasitic royals, he is the only one I feel sympathy for, if only as a reaction to Brits’ absurd adulation of Diana. Together with my friend Lucy Morgan, I seem to be alone among among my countrymen and women in finding the Charles and Camila love story quite touching.
Meanwhile his son showed that the Windsors’ tradition of mangling the English language is safe with him.
Prince William appeared unfazed by the photographers. Asked about how he and Ms Middleton were coping with the media attention, he replied: "I haven't seen any of it. I'm just gagging to be on the slopes - simple as that."
Gagging to be on the slopes? Last I heard, gagging meant either telling jokes or retching.