'BLOOD, DEVASTATION, DEATH, WAR AND
HORROR'/ THE MAN WHO SPEAKS IN ANAGRAMS
Stock colour film of vivid explosive action for fifteen seconds: dog fight RAF style; trains crashing; Spanish hotel blowing up; car crashing and exploding; train on collapsing bridge; volcano erupting; Torrey Canyon burning; forest fire blazing. From this we zoom the following words individually:
Caption: 'BLOOD, DEATH, WAR, HORROR'
Cut to an interviewer in a rather dinky little set. On the wall there is a rather prettily done sign, not too big, saying 'Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror', as if it were a show's title.
Interviewer: (M.P.) Hello, good evening and welcome to another edition of Blood, Devastation, Death War and Horror, and later on we'll be meeting a man who does gardening. But first on the show we've got a man who speaks entirely in anagrams.
Man: (E.I.) Taht si crreoct.
Interviewer: Do you enjoy it?
Man: I stom certainly od. Revy chum so.
Interviewer: And what's your name?
Man: Hamrag - Hamrag Yatlerot.
Interviewer: Well, Graham, nice to have you on the show. Now, where do you come from?
Man: Staht sit sepreicly.
Interviewer: And I believe you're working on an anagram version of Shakespeare?
Man: Sey, sey - taht si crreoct, er. Ta the mnemot I'm wroking on 'The Mating of the Wersh'.
Interviewer: 'The Mating of the Wersh'? By William Shakespeare?
Man: Nay, by Malliwi Rapesheake.
Interviewer: And what else?
Man: 'Two Netlemeg of Verona', 'Twelfth Thing', 'The Chamrent of Venice'....
Interviewer: Have you done 'Hamlet'?
Man: 'Thamle'. 'Be ot or bot ne ot, tath is the nestquie.'
Interviewer: And what is your next project?
Man: 'Ring Kichard the Thrid'.
Interviewer: I'm sorry?
Man: 'A shroe! A shroe! My dingkome for a shroe!'
Interviewer: Ah, Ring Kichard, yes... but surely that's not an anagram, that's a spoonerism.
Man: If you're going to split hairs, I'm going to piss off. (he leaves)
Cut to the naked organist (T.J.), then to the announcer.
Announcer: (J.C.) And now...
It's Man: (M.P.) It's...
Animated titles, title given as:
Voice Over: Tony M. Nyphot's Flying Risccu.