Prince Harry offers Cheryl Cole a ride on - oops! - in his chopper
It was the after-party to end all after-parties.
Thrown by the second and third in line to the throne, there was bubbly flowing late into the night at Buckingham Palace following the Jubilee Concert.
The Prince 'made a beeline' for the singer to congratulate her on her duet with Gary - and proceeded to beguile her with talk of his, erm, chopper.
'Harry really charmed her,' says a source.
'Cheryl had been nervous about saying something stupid in front of Harry, but he put her at ease. It was obvious to all that they had chemistry.'
The pair bonded over talk of Afghanistan, where Harry, 27, served in late 2007 and Cheryl, 28, went to visit the troops last September.
'Harry really admires Cheryl, so he offered to take her flying,' adds our insider.
'He complimented her on how she looked and they were talking and flirting for most of the night.'
Read the full story about Prince Harry and Cheryl Cole in Now magazine dated 18 June 2012 - out now!