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.
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.
Holmes, Williams and Purvey (HWP) immediately started negotiating with a view to being appointed as Managers, and with the completion of the station early in 1953 were informed they had been successful. Acclaimed American actor Charlton Heston (1923 to 2008) performed in Bermuda, in a production of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
The superstition surrounding this play may have affected him in more ways than one.
He stayed at Eventide (now Kennedy House, after the late President) on Burnt House Hill. Their remit included consideration of occupational opportunities for blacks in government service, institutions subsidized by the government and those in the private sector.
Three of her children were divorced amid much controversy.1952.
Then a young and not-yet-internationally famous Canadian actor, Christopher Plummer arrived in Bermuda.
On the death of her father King George VI from cancer, Queen Elizabeth 2 was enthroned.
She was destined to become one of the longest-serving monarchs in British history.