Dean Close was thrilled and proudthat no fewer than three Old Decanians and a former Warden were in attendance at the wedding of HRH Prince Harry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle.
Jason Richards (Dale 2017) is currently Organ Scholar at St George’s Chapel, before going up to Jesus College, Cambridge as Organ Scholar next Octoberto read Law. Jason was playing the organ as guests arrived in the chapel.
Andrew Thompson (Field 1999) is a Lay Clerk in the choir at St George’s, and was a member of chapel choir and a distinguished baritone in his time at Dean Close.
Richard Lancaster (Field 1997) was in charge of all the camera work at the wedding, and while at School , was very active backstage in all technical work for productions in the Bacon Theatre. He graduated in the highly prestigiousTonmeister course at the University of Surrey after DCS, and has worked at the highest levels – Abbey Road Studios inter alia, and has operatedwith the greatest symphony orchestras and singers in the world since then.
Roger Jones, former Warden, and his wife Sue, both well-respected former members of the Dean Close community, were attending in Roger’s capacity as Interim Headmaster of St George’s School, which supplies the choristers for the choir at the chapel. Roger was previously a greatly esteemed headmaster at St George’s before he came to be acting Headmaster at DCPS 5 years ago.