Prince William gets a taste of what it takes to be a secret

The head of GCHQ said the duke "asked some probing questions and demonstrated a real grasp" of the mission.
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And welcome back to "Gma." The fictional James bond may be Britain's most famous spy. A real-life prince got a taste of what it takes to be a secret agent man. David Wright joins us with more from London. David, good morning. Reporter: Good morning, whit. You know, they say that the actual job of being a spy is probably a bit less glamorous than the movies would make it appear. Probably true of the job of being a royal, as well. Prince William has been out of the public eye for the last few weeks. We now know he's been on a top-secret mission, doing a deep dive with British intelligence. The name's bond. James bond. Reporter: Kensington palace has yet to say how the duke of Cambridge takes his martinis. Vodka martini. Shaken, not stirred. Reporter: But his royal highness has enjoyed an up-close look at her majesty's secret service for the past thee weeks. Including a week at mi-6. The real home of 007. A week at mi-5. And a week at the top secret gchq. A suit is a modern gentleman's armor. The kingsman agents are the new knights. Reporter: No, that is not the kingsman. Which is completely fictional, so far as we know. Gchq is Britain's equivalent of the NSA. Gchq began with the heroes of bletchley park, who cracked the enigma code during World War II. H. H. Reporter: These days, gchg is so top secret, only Friday did officials reveal its old headquarters. A nondescript office block sandwiched between a Starbuck's and a pub. Gchq recently moved to fancy new digs where the future king got a peek of what they do. He wants to get more understanding of how the intelligence services work before he's given the level of briefings that he will be given. Reporter: The heads of gchq said the prince asked probing questions and showed a real grasp of the missions. And the prince seemed impressed, saying these agencies are full of people from everyday walks of life doing extraordinary work to keep people safe. David, we appreciate you putting on the trenchcoat and looking like a spy yourself. Collar up. David Wright right there in London with a briefcase that turns into a robot. Coming up on "Gma," what

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