by John “Jay” Glenn, channeling Toulouse Le Grandfig
Everyone in the the 7th Royal Jedburgh Thespian Reivers agreed the American cavalryman that had bravely volunteered to play the role of Nick Bottom was the cat’s pajamas.
But Ned’s stunning portrayal of Titania, Queen of the Fairies, would have outshone them all had it not been tragically truncated by the resumption of German artillery barrages. Ned was never the same.
Also pictured, Jonathan Colmore as Mote, Billy Campbell as Cobweb and John Craw as Peasblossom. not pictured, James “Nebless Jim” Armstrong as Mustardseed (who was in hospital with trenchnose at the time of the performance).