The superstition surrounding this play may have affected him in more ways than one.Productions of Macbeth which involves witchcraft, the unbridled political ambitions of a Scottish warlord and murder are said to have been plagued with accidents, some ending in death.Bermuda was her first stop on her 173-day Commonwealth Coronation Tour.The new royal yacht Britannia was not quite ready, so the couple flew to Bermuda on a especially-furnished British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) Stratocruiser "Canopus." The royal couple were greeted by his Excellency the Governor, Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Hood. Later, the Queen and Duke, flanked by Archdeacon John Stow and the Governor, visited St. George's, the oldest Anglican church in the western hemisphere.Plummer being cast in a 1953 American tour of the play Nina. Bermuda had been well prepared for such a rescue operation, due to the previous establishment at Kindley Air Force Base of crash boats imported and operated especially for such an emergency.
The first Crown Governor sent to Bermuda, Sir Robert Robinson, had his first proclamation read in St. Also visited was the United States Air Force Bermuda-based Kindley Air Force Base.
Bermuda had been given notice two years earlier by the UK of the intention to withdraw within three years all British military units based in Bermuda.
From that time, all Bermuda part-time soldiers ceased to have any role or function assigned by the UK's War Office (later, Ministry of Defence or MOD).
According to legend, this dates back to the premiere of the play in the early 17th century: an actor is said to have died because a real dagger was mistakenly used instead of the prop.
Academy Award-winning actor Heston played the title role in Macbeth in this Bermuda production at Fort St. During the first performance, when he was riding a horse bareback around the East End forts ramparts, Mr.
Performing for visitors and locals at a small theatre at the hotel, the Bermuda Repertory Theatre was for several years a magnet for young, up-and-coming American and Canadian actors. Plummer performed in half-a-dozen plays during his time in Bermuda, playing Old Mahon, The Playboy of the Western World, Anthony Cavendish in The Royal Family, Bermuda Repertory Theatre, Ben in The Little Foxes, Duke Manti in The Petrified Forest, Father in George and Margaret, Hector Benbow in Thark and Bernard Kersal in The Constant Wife. Initially, they were appalled by conditions at the Packwood Old Folks Home. A dramatic rescue operation was mounted from Kindley AFB Bermuda to save the passengers of the stricken Cubana Airlines - Compaa Cubana de Aviacin S.