1957 Staff Operetta ‘Somnia’

Bruce Fieldsend writes: The first staff production was “Somnia”. I attach a review by Iain Campbell. One of my deathless lines sung to “Rock around the Clock” during a history lesson was: “Nelson said about to die Kiss me Hardy don’t be shy” Staff Operetta – ‘SOMNIA: (First Performed 7 December, 1957) It was a […]

1954-5 – Bruce Fieldsend – Opening the School

It had always been my ambition to be part of starting a church school in Rhodesia (as it was then). It was on my honeymoon in December 1952 when I heard that Fred Snell was leaving Michaelhouse and coming up to Rhodesia with the intention of starting such a school. I immediately wrote to him and visited […]