Taylor's Tears Over Burton30 April 2010
Taylor's Tears Over Burton
The veteran actress was the star guest at royal residence Buckingham Palace in London to mark 60 years since the opening of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
The institute is naming a theatre after Welsh actor Burton and a bust featuring his likeness has been commissioned for the playhouse.
And when Taylor saw the "marvellous" statue of her late ex-husband, she was overcome with emotion.
She told Charles, Prince of Wales, "Richard would have been so deeply touched by this great honour, as am I.
"It's wonderful to be here and join in this celebration, along with many others who remember and respect Richard with so much love in their hearts."
Taylor and Burton wed twice - in 1964 and 1975 - but both unions ended in divorce before his death in 1984 of a brain haemorrhage.
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