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28/02/1978

Leonard Sachs presents the old-time entertainment show, first broadcast on 28 February 1978. Featuring Bernard Cribbins, Ian Wallace, Barry Dainty and others.


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# Flanagan, Flanagan

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# Take me to the Isle of Man again

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# Take me where the folks all cry

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# K-E-double-L-Y

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# Flanagan, Flanagan

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# If you love your Mary Ann

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# Oh, oh, oh, oh, Flanagan

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# Take me to the Isle of Man. #

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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FANFARE

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CHEERING

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LOUD CHEER

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Once again,

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good evening, ladies and gentlemen!

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CHEERING

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Hyperbolically...

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-AUDIENCE:

-Oooh!

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And that's not rude.

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..polysyllabic in prognostication,

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commemorating Miss Clarice Mayne,

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immutably munificent...

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Oooh!

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LAUGHTER

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..in minstrelsy,

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the Players' Theatre!

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APPLAUSE

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# Put on your tat-ta, little girlie

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# Do-do what I want you to

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# Far from the busy hurly-burly

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# I've got lots to say to you

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# My head's completely twirly whirly

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# My girl I want you to be

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# So put on your tat-ta, your pretty little tat-ta

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# And come out and tat-ta, come out and tat-ta

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# Come out and tat-ta with me. #

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# Josh-u-ah, Josh-u-ah

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# Why don't you call and see Mama?

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# She'll be pleased to know

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# You are my best beau

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# Josh-u-ah, Josh-u-ah

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# Nicer than lemon squash you are

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# Yes, by gosh you are

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# Josh-u-osh-u-ah. #

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# You called me baby doll a year ago

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# You told me I was very nice to know

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# I soon learned what love was

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# I thought I knew

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# But all I've learned has only taught me

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# How to love you

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# You made me think you'd love me in return

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# Don't tell me you were fooling after all

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# For if you turn away

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# You'll be sorry some day

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# You left behind

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# A broken doll

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# You made me think you loved me in return

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# In return, in return, in return

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# Don't tell me you were fooling after all

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# For if you turn away

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# You'll be sorry some day

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# You left behind a broken doll. #

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# Jere-Jeremiah

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# My heart's on fire

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# Play again that sweet refrain

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# Ump-ta-ra-ra, ump-ta-ra-ra

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# Jere-Jeremiah

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# It's the finest tune I've known

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# Rag it, drag it, zig-zig-zag it

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# On your ragtime trombone

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# Jere-Jeremiah

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# My heart's on fire

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# Play again that sweet refrain

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# Ump-ta-ra-ra, ump-ta-ra-ra

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# Jere-Jeremiah

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# It's the finest tune I've known

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# Rag it, drag it, zig-zig-zag it

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# On your ragtime

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# Ragtime

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# Ragtime trombone. #

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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Caledonian capers

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committed in immaculate sartorial impeccability...

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Oooh!

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..the glass of fashion and the very mould of form,

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Mr Barry Cryer!

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APPLAUSE

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Good evening.

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# I love a lassie

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# A bonnie Hieland lassie

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# She's as pure as the lily in the dell

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# She's as sweet as the heather

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# The bonnie bloomin' heather

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# Mary, my Scots bluebell. #

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Good evening, McLadies and McGentlemen.

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They asked me to wear a funny costume, but I refused.

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Now...

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Lovely to be back here again.

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Mr Colehan, our producer, greeted me personally here today.

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The only man whose handlebar moustache has a bell on it.

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And...

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he looked me straight in the eye, he said,

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"You're back, you're back.

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"That's what we like to see - your back."

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A lovely man. He's been doing this show for 25 years, you know.

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The BBC say he's got to carry on till he gets it right. Now...

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To continue my farewell appearance, I'd like...

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..I'd like to greet my good friend Mr Sachs - good evening, sir.

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-Good evening to you.

-I went to St Leonard's at the weekend -

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they all send their regards. Now...

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Mr Bernard Herrmann, our MD,

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which stands for "musical director" and not "doctor of medicine",

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although it has been suggested he could do with a little practice.

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Now...Bernard and the gentlemen of the orchestra

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are a veritable tower of strength to all the artistes in this show.

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To see them weaving their way back from the Duck & Pullet

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and entering the theatre

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and launching into the overture pizzicato

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is the experience of a lifetime, ladies and gentlemen.

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Now, enough of this tittle-tattle.

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That's a Scots expression.

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You know tittle-tattle.

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Oh, yes, a tattle was a garment,

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a woolly garment ladies wore on the chest,

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hence the expression. Now...

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Oh...

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I'm laughing cos I know what's coming next.

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I've had a hell...

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I don't usually listen, but tonight...

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I've had a marvellous year since I saw you.

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I attended the Inversnecky Folk Singing & Sporran-Burning Festival.

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Every night we used to gather round the camp fire singing folk songs

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and setting fire to each other's sporrans.

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You've never heard such top notes in your life.

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But the high spot, the high spot of my year, the veritable pinnacle,

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the veritable pinnacle...

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I do enjoy saying that. Shall we all say that?

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On the count of three - one, two, three...

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ALL: The veritable pinnacle!

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Wonderful - community joking.

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Oh, wonderful. The veritable pinnacle

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was in fact being invited to open the Highland Games.

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Oh, that was wonderful. After the initial traditional meal of haggis

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and senna pods,

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I did a lap of honour and...

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Well, you would, wouldn't you? Anyway...

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I'm blethering here.

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I never even told you the lassie I was singing about in the song.

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Her name is Bridie Angus.

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She's one of the Aberdeen Anguses and she's here tonight somewhere,

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somewhere up there.

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Oh, hello, Bridie!

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Oh, I'm sorry, sir.

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It was the moustache. For a moment...

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I met her at a tea dance.

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You don't half spill some during the lancers.

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I saw her in the corner, poor wee soul, a real wallflower,

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standing in a pot,

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and asked her to dance.

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While we were on the floor - well, not on the floor -

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I asked if I could see her home,

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so she showed me a photograph.

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And...

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we've been going steady ever since.

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I'm telling them about the tea dance, hen.

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I call her hen - she sleeps in the yard.

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I'm...

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I've been walking her up and down outside the theatre before the show.

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I think the black coffee's beginning to work. Are you all right, love?

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Are you all right? I blame the whisky - a shilling a tot.

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Oh, I can get her drunk on £8.

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I'm going to do the poem now

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for the ladies and gentlemen and you, Bridie.

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Wake her up, for God's sake, somebody.

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Here's the poem, love, here's the poem.

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You can search high and low, you can search near and far

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From Land's End up to John O'Groats

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For a love beyond others, but none can compare

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With a Scot and his love for his oats.

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Now there's the poem.

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CHEERING

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That was a near thing, love, wasn't it?

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All quality, no quantity. Now...

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..ladies and gentlemen,

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for Bridie and your good selves,

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we're going to sing the song again,

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a quick wee chorus and this is your last chance to practise,

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cos you're going to sing it again with Mr Ian Wallace later on.

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Thank you, Mr Herrmann.

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# I love a lassie

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# A bonnie, bonnie lassie

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# She's as pure as the lily in the dell

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# She's as sweet as the heather

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# The bonnie bloomin' heather

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# Mary, my Scots bluebell. #

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CHEERING

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You see, it isn't only our sporrans that we're wearing low this year.

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And now, from Canada,

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eager aspirant for your appreciative applause,

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the very newest newcomer to this programme,

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Miss Penelope Beavan!

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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# Coming home from Canterbury fair

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# Coming home alone, yet my fancy still is there

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# Bonnie lads with fancies far too free

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# Made me blush and yet one I fancied fancied me

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# For my smile he gave me love songs

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# For my kiss a ribbon for my hair

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# Coming home alone and in despair

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# For I left my heart there at Canterbury fair

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# "Tis nice to walk," said he to me and so we strolled away

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# "Tis nice to talk," said I but my, what could a body say?

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# His arm was soon around me, in my heart there danced a flame

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# For at last true love had found me

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# How I wish I'd asked his name

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# Now I'm coming home

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# From Canterbury fair

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# In my heart his kiss and his ribbon in my hair

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# Other lads will smile and dance with me

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# But my heart will ache

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# For it will be his smile I see

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# And I know I'll ever love him

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# Ever hope we'll meet again somewhere

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# Coming home alone and in despair

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# For I lost my heart there

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# At Canterbury fair. #

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From Switzerland,

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the acme of acrobatic intrepidity...

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-AUDIENCE:

-Ooh!

-..and corporeal pliability,

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Mr Rocky Rendall!

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APPLAUSE

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Mr Rendall has just set up a world record of 36 minutes, 45 seconds

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of compression in that small box,

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which measures 19 inches by 19 inches by 19,

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with a little door 12 inches by 12.

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Mr Rendall weighs 16st

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and 5'8" in height.

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Mr Rocky Rendall!

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APPLAUSE AND DRUMROLL

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ORCHESTRA PLAYS SUSPENSEFUL MUSIC

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APPLAUSE

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CHEERING

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Now, the impediments of illusion

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are eliminated for the advent of a primeval pachydermatous...

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-Ohh!

-..panegyric.

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A thick-skinned...

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LAUGHTER

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..song of praise

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from none other than Mr Ian Wallace!

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# A bold hippopotamus was standing one day

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# On the banks of the cool Shalimar

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# He gazed at the bottom as he peacefully lay

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# By the light of the evening star

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# Away on a hilltop sat combing her hair

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# His fair hippopotami maid

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# The hippopotamus was no ignoramus

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# So sang her this sweet serenade

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# Mud, mud, glorious mud

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# Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood

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# So follow me, follow, down to the hollow

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# And there let us wallow in glorious mud

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# The fair hippopotama he aimed to entice

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# From her seat on that hilltop above

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# As she hadn't got a ma to give her advice

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# Came tiptoeing down to her love

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# Like thunder the forest re-echoed the sound

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# Of the song that they sang when they met

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# His inamorata adjusted her garter

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# And lifted her voice in duet

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-HIGH PITCHED:

-# Mud, mud, glorious mud

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# Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood

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# So follow me follow, down to the hollow... #

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HE GIGGLES

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# And there let us wallow in glorious mud

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# Now more hippopotami began to convene

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# On the banks of that river so wide

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# I wonder now what am I to say of the scene

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# That ensued by the Shalimar side?

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# They dived all at once with an ear-splitting splosh

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# Then rose to the surface again

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# A regular army of hippopotami

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# All singing this haunting refrain... #

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All together now!

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# Mud, mud, glorious mud

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# Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood

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# So follow me follow, down to the hollow

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# And there let us wallow

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# In glorious...

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# Mud! #

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From Germany, unparalleled apotheosis of plethoric,

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proliferative profusion...

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Lots and lots.

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Dinardi!

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APPLAUSE

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LAUGHTER AND GASPS

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APPLAUSE

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An histrionically

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heart-felt rendition

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-incorporating a metamorphic trans...

-Ooh!

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..transmogrification for your edification, Miss Marti Webb!

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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# In a gilded hall of music

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# Sat a bright, expectant crowd

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# Waiting for the coming singer

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# Whom they'd hail with praises loud

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# Years ago, he'd been their idol

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# How his wit had made them roar!

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# Now this benefit performance

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# Kept him from the workhouse door

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# What a storm of welcome greets him

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# As he steps upon the stage

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# But, alas, how sadly altered

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# What with illness and with age

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# "I-I c-cannot s-sing t-tonight," he falters

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# As he speaks, he bows his head

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# But his speech was interrupted

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# Someone in the gallery said

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# Sing us one of the old songs, George

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# One of the songs we know

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# Try, old man Do what you can

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# And we'll let the chorus go

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# We can't forget what you used to be

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# In the days when life was new

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# Sing us a song And if you go wrong

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# We'll help to pull you through

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# At this show of recognition

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# Tears ran down the singer's cheeks

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# Twice he started, twice he faltered

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# Neither could he sing nor speak

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# Maybe twas the glorious triumph

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# That his memory still could trace

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# Where he'd shone the best and brightest

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# In the very self-same place

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# Well, he knew the doctor's warning

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# Singing would be fatal now

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# But the gratitude they'd shown him

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# Must be recognised somehow

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# How could he assay to please them?

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# All his wits were now appalled

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# As he stood there hesitating

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# Once again the gallery called

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-AUDIENCE JOINS IN:

-# Sing us one of the old songs, George

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# One of the songs we know

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# Try, old man Do what you can

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# And we'll let the chorus go

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# We can't forget what you used to be

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# In the days when life was new

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# Sing us a song And if you go wrong

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# We'll help to pull you through

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# Then, as though a ray of sunshine

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# Cast a halo round the place

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# Stood a child before the footlights

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# With a smiling angel face

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# "Dad's been ill," she murmured softly

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# "And if me you will allow

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# "Just to let him rest this evening

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# "I will sing for Daddy now"

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# Then a strain of sweetest music

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# Wafted o'er the spacious hall

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-HESITANTLY:

-# After the ball is over

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# After the break of dawn

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# After the dancers' leaving

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# Da-da...da-da...da da... #

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"Many a heart is aching."

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-MORE CONFIDENTLY:

-# Many a heart is aching

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# If you could reach them all

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# Many a heart that is aching

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# After...

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# ..the ball!

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CHEERING

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# As she bowed her thanks

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# And left the stage

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# All eyes in haste were dried

0:35:180:35:21

# Those who heard her Must have blessed her

0:35:210:35:25

# On the night the gallery cried

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-AUDIENCE JOINS IN:

-# Sing us one of the old songs, George

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# One of the songs we know

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# Try, old man Do what you can

0:35:400:35:45

# And we'll let the chorus go

0:35:450:35:50

# We can't forget what you used to be

0:35:500:35:55

# In the days when life was new

0:35:550:36:01

# Sing us a song And if you go wrong

0:36:010:36:07

# We'll help to pull you through

0:36:070:36:13

# So sing us a song

0:36:130:36:17

# And if you go wrong

0:36:170:36:22

# We'll help to pull you through. #

0:36:220:36:29

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:36:290:36:32

-Ebullient in buffoonery...

-Ooh!

0:36:440:36:48

..rumbustious...

0:36:480:36:49

HE LAUGHS I'VE busted!

0:36:490:36:51

..in...in...

0:36:510:36:52

It's that diaphragm.

0:36:550:36:58

..rumbustious in mountebankery...

0:36:580:37:01

your own, your very, very own...

0:37:010:37:04

Mr Bernard Cribbins!

0:37:040:37:06

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:37:060:37:08

# The sultan sat on his Oriental mat

0:37:170:37:20

# In his harem, High Street, Persia

0:37:200:37:23

# He took one sip Of his coffee, just a drip

0:37:230:37:26

# And he says to his slave Oh, curse ya

0:37:260:37:29

# Oh, curse ya, curse ya, curse ya

0:37:290:37:31

# That's the horriblest coffee in Pers-i-a

0:37:310:37:35

# Now, what I want is a proper cup of coffee

0:37:350:37:40

# Made in a proper copper coffee pot

0:37:400:37:42

# I may be off my dot

0:37:430:37:46

# But I want a cup of coffee from a proper coffee pot

0:37:460:37:50

# Tin coffee pots, iron coffee pots

0:37:500:37:53

# They're no use to me

0:37:530:37:56

# If I can't have a proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot

0:37:560:37:59

# I'll have a cup of tea... #

0:37:590:38:00

Oh! What a lovely chorus!

0:38:000:38:03

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:38:030:38:04

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you!

0:38:040:38:07

-May I come amongst them, Mr Chairman?

-Oh, do, do!

0:38:070:38:10

Thank you very much indeed. Yes...

0:38:100:38:11

Every time I play this hall, that happens. I can't understand it.

0:38:130:38:16

What a lovely audience.

0:38:160:38:17

I think I can say without fear of contradiction

0:38:170:38:20

you're the loveliest audience we've had in here tonight.

0:38:200:38:22

Right? A couple of oompahs, please. Thank you.

0:38:220:38:25

BAND STRIKES UP

0:38:250:38:26

# King Solomon with the Queen would carry on

0:38:300:38:33

# As we read in ancient scandals

0:38:330:38:36

# He gave her lots of silver coffee pots

0:38:360:38:39

# With diamond spouts and 'andles

0:38:390:38:42

# But, cried the Queen of Sheba

0:38:420:38:45

# I would rather have any old tea ba'... #

0:38:450:38:49

All posh, like a queen.

0:38:490:38:50

# What I want is a proper cup of coffee

0:38:500:38:54

# Made in a proper copper coffee pot... #

0:38:540:38:56

Come on, you lot!

0:38:560:38:57

# I may be off my dot

0:38:570:39:00

# But I want a cup of coffee from a proper coffee pot

0:39:000:39:04

# Tin coffee pots, iron coffee pots

0:39:040:39:07

# They're no use to me

0:39:070:39:10

# If I can't have a proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot

0:39:100:39:14

# I'll have a cup of tea. #

0:39:140:39:16

Very good. Very good! This is all about coffee.

0:39:160:39:19

This is a teetotal chorus. I...

0:39:190:39:22

No, don't leave, sir! You can have one later!

0:39:220:39:25

It's about coffee, ladies and gentlemen.

0:39:250:39:28

So we've got very good GROUNDS for singing it. Right?

0:39:280:39:30

-AUDIENCE GROANS

-A couple of oompahs, please.

0:39:300:39:32

-BAND STRIKES UP

-Yes, thank you.

0:39:320:39:34

# Napoleon found he was in the cart

0:39:370:39:40

# When he lost that Waterloo fight

0:39:400:39:43

# He gave his sword up to Wellington, the lord

0:39:430:39:46

# And he said, You British do fight

0:39:460:39:49

# Yes, you've won Waterloo, sir

0:39:490:39:51

# Now what am I having with you, sir?... #

0:39:510:39:55

All French, right?

0:39:550:39:56

-FRENCH ACCENT:

-# What I want is a proper cup of coffee... #

0:39:560:40:00

Do your lip like that.

0:40:000:40:01

-AUDIENCE:

-# Made in a proper copper coffee pot

0:40:010:40:03

# I may be off my dot

0:40:030:40:06

# But I want a cup of coffee from a proper coffee pot

0:40:060:40:10

# Tin coffee pots, iron coffee pots

0:40:100:40:13

# They're no use to me

0:40:130:40:16

# If I can't have a proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot

0:40:160:40:20

# I'll have a cup of tea. #

0:40:200:40:22

Very good, very good! There are some people not singing it quite right.

0:40:220:40:25

There's a lady down here was singing...

0:40:250:40:28

"If I can't have a proper cup of coffee,

0:40:280:40:29

"I'm going to ask the copper in for tea."

0:40:290:40:32

I wish you luck, madam! Yes!

0:40:320:40:35

A gentleman over there, I heard him singing, "What I want is

0:40:350:40:37

"a proper pint of porter, and put it in a proper pewter porter pot."

0:40:370:40:41

That might be interesting. I might develop that.

0:40:410:40:43

What I want is a proper pint of porter,

0:40:430:40:45

and put it in a proper pewter porter pot

0:40:450:40:48

Ooh! I may be off my dot

0:40:480:40:50

But I want a pint of porter in a proper pewter pot

0:40:500:40:53

Glass porter pots, brass porter pots

0:40:530:40:55

What are they about?

0:40:550:40:56

# If I can't have a proper pint of porter in a proper pewter porter pot

0:40:560:40:59

# I'll have a sip o' stout. #

0:40:590:41:01

Oh! Nearly made it!

0:41:010:41:04

Yes! A couple of oompahs!

0:41:040:41:06

BAND STRIKES UP

0:41:060:41:07

# In days of old, when nights and days were bold

0:41:110:41:14

# And whisky was much cheaper

0:41:140:41:17

# Dick Turpin rode up to a coffee stall

0:41:170:41:19

# And showed his pistol to the coffee-stall keeper

0:41:190:41:22

# Said he, Stand and deliver

0:41:220:41:25

# My goodness, I'm all of a shiver

0:41:250:41:29

# Now, what...

0:41:290:41:31

# ..I want is a proper cup of coffee

0:41:310:41:34

-# Made in a proper copper coffee pot

-Lovely!

0:41:340:41:37

# I may be off my dot But I want...

0:41:370:41:41

# ..a proper coffee from a proper coffee pot... #

0:41:410:41:43

"Tin coffee pots."

0:41:430:41:44

-# Tin coffee pots...

-..iron coffee pots

0:41:440:41:47

# They're no use to me

0:41:470:41:50

# If I can't have a proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot

0:41:500:41:54

# I'll have a cup of tea... # And again!

0:41:540:41:55

# Now, what I want is a proper cup of coffee!

0:41:550:41:59

# Made in a proper copper coffee pot

0:41:590:42:02

# I may be off my dot

0:42:020:42:04

# But I want a cup of coffee from a proper coffee pot

0:42:040:42:07

# Tin coffee pots, iron coffee pots

0:42:070:42:10

# They're no use to me

0:42:100:42:11

# If I can't have a proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot

0:42:110:42:13

-# I'll have a cup of tea! #

-Hey!

0:42:130:42:16

APPLAUSE

0:42:160:42:19

Thank you!

0:42:190:42:20

If you can afford the coffee.

0:42:280:42:31

Stimulant Scottish sonorities,

0:42:310:42:34

doughtily distilled by the Players Theatre

0:42:340:42:38

and Mr Ian Wallace!

0:42:380:42:41

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:42:410:42:43

# I love a lassie, a bonnie, bonnie lassie

0:43:110:43:14

# She's as pure as the lily in the dell

0:43:140:43:18

# She's as sweet as the heather, the bonnie blooming heather

0:43:180:43:23

# Mary, ma Scots bluebell

0:43:230:43:26

# I love a lassie, a bonnie, bonnie lassie

0:43:260:43:30

# She's as pure as the lily in the dell

0:43:300:43:34

# She's as sweet as the heather, the bonnie, blooming heather

0:43:340:43:38

# Mary, ma Scots bluebell. #

0:43:380:43:42

# Just a wee deoch an doris Just a wee dram, that's all

0:43:420:43:48

# Just a wee deoch an doris Afore we gang awa'

0:43:480:43:52

# There's a wee wifie waiting in a wee but and ben

0:43:520:43:57

# If you can say "It's a braw, bright, moonlicht nicht"

0:43:570:43:59

# Then you're all richt, ye ken. #

0:43:590:44:01

# Oh, roaming in the gloaming

0:44:010:44:05

# By the bonnie banks of Clyde

0:44:050:44:09

# Roaming in the gloaming

0:44:090:44:12

# Wi' a lassie by my side

0:44:120:44:15

# When the sun has gone to rest

0:44:150:44:18

# That's the time that I love best

0:44:180:44:22

# Oh, it's lovely roaming in the gloaming. #

0:44:220:44:28

Now, I'll tell ye aboot that wee lassie, but of course,

0:44:280:44:31

at my age, I'm simply reminiscing.

0:44:310:44:34

# I love my Jean, my bonnie, bonnie Jean

0:44:350:44:40

# Oh, she's there if I so need her

0:44:400:44:42

# And she's only 17

0:44:420:44:44

# Her hair is nice and crimpy

0:44:440:44:47

# And her cheeks are like the rose

0:44:470:44:49

# And she comes frae bonnie Scotland

0:44:490:44:51

# Where the bluebell grows. #

0:44:510:44:54

But, ye ken, even the best things come to an end.

0:44:540:44:58

# So we parted on the shore

0:44:580:45:03

# Yes, we parted on the shore

0:45:030:45:08

# I said goodbye

0:45:080:45:11

# For I'm off to Baltimore

0:45:110:45:15

# Then I kissed her on the ship

0:45:150:45:19

# And the crew began to roar

0:45:190:45:24

# Heavey-ho, heavey-ho

0:45:240:45:27

# And we parted on the shore. #

0:45:270:45:31

# Every road through life

0:45:350:45:38

# Is a long, long road

0:45:380:45:41

# Filled with joys and sorrows, too

0:45:410:45:46

# As you journey on, how your heart will yearn

0:45:460:45:51

# For the things most dear to you

0:45:510:45:57

# With wealth and love, tis so

0:45:570:46:02

# But onward we must go

0:46:020:46:09

# Keep right on to the end of the road

0:46:090:46:13

# Keep right on to the end

0:46:130:46:17

# Though the way be long Let your heart be strong

0:46:170:46:23

# Keep right on round the bend

0:46:230:46:27

# Though you're tired and weary, still journey on

0:46:270:46:32

# Till you come to your happy abode

0:46:320:46:37

# Where all the love You've been dreaming of

0:46:370:46:45

# Will be there

0:46:450:46:48

# At the end

0:46:480:46:51

# Of the road

0:46:510:46:55

# Keep right on to the end of the road

0:46:550:47:00

# Keep right on to the end

0:47:000:47:05

# Though the way be long Let your heart be strong

0:47:050:47:10

# Keep right on round the bend

0:47:100:47:15

# Though you're tired and weary, still journey on

0:47:150:47:20

# Till you come to your happy abode

0:47:200:47:25

# Where all your love You've been dreaming of

0:47:250:47:33

-# Will be there

-Will be there

0:47:330:47:37

-# At the end

-At the end

0:47:370:47:40

# Of the road

0:47:400:47:43

# At the end of the road! #

0:47:430:47:48

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:47:480:47:52

Now, there's just time to ask Mr Bernard Cribbins

0:48:050:48:09

and Mr Ian Wallace to lead the company and yourselves

0:48:090:48:12

in the last chorus for tonight, Down At The Old Bull And Bush.

0:48:120:48:15

Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Bernard Cribbins, Mr Ian Wallace,

0:48:150:48:18

the entire company, Mr Bernard Herrmann,

0:48:180:48:21

the entire and indefatigable orchestra...

0:48:210:48:24

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:48:240:48:26

..but this time, chiefly...

0:48:260:48:29

..yourselves!

0:48:290:48:32

ALL: # Come, come, come and make eyes at me

0:48:350:48:39

# Down at the Old Bull and Bush

0:48:390:48:41

# Da-da da-da-da

0:48:410:48:43

# Come, come, drink some port wine with me

0:48:430:48:47

# Down at the Old Bull and Bush

0:48:470:48:51

# Hear the little German band Da da-da da-da-da-da

0:48:510:48:54

# Just let me hold your hand, dear

0:48:540:48:58

# Do come, come and have a drink or two

0:48:580:49:02

# Down at the Old Bull and Bush

0:49:020:49:05

# Bush, Bush! #

0:49:050:49:07

CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

0:49:070:49:09

AUDIENCE CLAPS ALONG WITH MUSIC

0:49:130:49:16

Leonard Sachs presents the old-time entertainment show, first broadcast on 28 February 1978. Featuring Bernard Cribbins, Ian Wallace, Barry Cryer, Marti Webb, Penelope Beavan, Rocky Rendall, Dinardi, Albert Aldred and members of the Players' Theatre, London.