People: Sep. 8, 1986

One first-night critic politely pronounced that the lead achieved a "healthy mediocrity, as did the rest of the cast." Of course, there was nothing middling about security for the opening at Haddo House, a Scottish village hall not far from the royal summer retreat of Balmoral. The star of the show, don't you know, was Prince Edward, 22. Last summer, taking a minor role in an amateur production of The Taming of the Shrew, he disported himself so well -- and, not incidentally, sold out the hall every night -- that this year he was asked back to star in The...

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