BY appearing on the boards during the Trinity Revue at Cambridge, Prince Charles has proved that he will certainly make a better Naval officer than he will an actor. But he has also proved by his appearance 'that he will make a better Naval officer because of it.
Both the Ward Room and the Lower Deck should benefit from his readiness to forget the pomp of his position. It has shown that the heir to the throne is not averse to raising a laugh at his own expense.
We can rejoice that servile loyalty no longer demands that the doings of a Prince be praised with extravagant superlatives. His histrionic talent is about average for the undergraduate theatre, but he exercised it with notable gusto and lack of inhibition. Unlike his great-greatgreat-grandmother on another occasion, most of us were amused.