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.
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.
(Technically, at that time, it was part of what had been since 1941 the leased Kindley Air Force Base of the US Army Air Corps, later the USAF). The founding members were all Heads of Government Departments who included: Mr. They leapt overboard without lifelines or preservers, in an attempt to rescue the passengers. The group consisted of black and white Members of the Colonial Parliament.
But despite their heroic efforts, and those of others, in rescuing four people, the balance of the passengers and crew of the stricken aircraft - some thirty seven people in all - perished from wounds incurred in the crash., at the age of 36 and about to become a Senator. They met on an irregular basis for eight months and reported to the House in late January 1954.
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.
His success in Bermuda caught the attention of a US producer which led to Mr. One of their major projects was the creation of a children's convalescent hospital at Ireland Island where Lefroy House is Madrid crashed in Bermuda on its way to Havana, shortly (3 miles) after leaving Bermuda. A -.aircraft which took off from the Civil Air Terminal but crashed into the waters of Castle Harbour at the end of the runway at about 4.30 pm.