Today in 1952 King George VI dies, bringing Elizabeth II to the throne as Queen of England.
Although King George VI died in his sleep sometime during the night of Feb. 132 altre parole
‘ Gielgud revived his own colourful, ingeniously designed 1949 production a year later, casting himself as Benedick to Peggy Ashcroft’s Beatrice. On the first night the pair drank a bottle of champagne before going on – and according to Gielgud “never played so well in our lives”. 108 altre parole