The accident did not wreck Ed's stage career. He has continued to
be involved in amateur dramatics. He also teaches drama at Dronfield
Henry Fanshawe School. However he has always wanted to play The
The tenth anniversary of Ed's accident is in 2005 and we have decided
it would be a good idea to put on a production of Pirates of Penzance
to give Ed the chance to play the role and to raise money for charity.
The project is now well underway. We started rehearsals on January
8th. We have decided to support the charity "Adopt-a-Minefield"
, which is supported by Paul and Heather Mills McCartney. They work
to clear minefields and to rehabilitate the victims, including reconditioning
old prosthetic limbs for amputees.