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A photo shoot at the end of play practice for the Thistle Theatre fall production of “Queen Milli of Galt” by Gary Kirkham is one of the garden scene where Millicent Milroy played by Tracey Price plants the rose bush given to her by Prince Edward VIII (Steve Gauthier). Also in the play are Christina Shelly (Mona the actress), Betty Bartram (Mrs. Milroy), John Butcher (Sir Godfrey, the equerry) and Alexander Innes (press reporter). The play will be performed at the Embro Town Hall, home of Thistle Theatre on Huron St. in Embro. Performance dates are Nov., 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person or $18 per member. For tickets call Nancy Cockle at 519-475-4201 or online at www.ticketscene.ca.

'Queen Milli of Galt' on stage at Thistle Theatre

Did a school teacher by the name of Millicent Milroy from the community of Galt really meet, fall in love, and have a morganatic marriage with Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor? You will have to be the judge after viewing the historical romantic comedy by Gary Kirkham. His story proves that some love can last forever.

Fats Domino. (AP photo)

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Tom Petty performs during the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year, honouring Tom Petty, in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2017. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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