The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #21802   Message #233000
Posted By: Steve Parkes
24-May-00 - 08:49 AM
Thread Name: BS: Musical chairs: a warning
Subject: RE: BS: Musical chairs: a warning
Roger, you've reminded me of one of comic Dave Allen's sketches, where bishop Allen is leading a solemn procession of scarlet-robed choristers down the aisle of a church, accompanied by solemn and majestic organ music; the music suddenly stops and everyone scrambles frantically for a pew, leaving the poor old bishop still standing, on the verge of tears.

I remember MC from my early schooldays too; not on cylinders, but on 78s. My grandmother had a piano, but not enough chairs ...