'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: Bumcreland.

 

Interviewer: Cumberland?

 

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)Tony M Nyphot's Flying Risccu

 

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.

   
       

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