“The Hippopotamus Song: The very first of the animal songs. Some people think the title of this song is irrelevant. Butit’s not irrelephant,it’sahippopotamus!“
During the 1950s and ’60s, the most sophisticated musical satirists in England were Michael Flanders and Donald Swann. Their revue At The Drop Of A Hat ran for over two years on London’s West End.In 1964, Flanders and Swann came to Australia and performed a sold-out season at Sydney’s Theatre Royal.
Now the British comedy duo’sclassical and comical songs will be brought back to life again in Sydney by dual Logie Award-winning TV host Andrew O’Keefe and Glenn Amer for two special performances of Glorious Mud!devised and directed by Melvyn Morrow.
Let us all sing in unison:
Mud, mud, glorious mud!
Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood
So follow me follow, down to the hollow
And there let me wallow in glorious mud!
Glorious Mud! will be performed at Glen Street Theatre on Saturday September 3 at 2pm and 6pm. For further details and bookings head toglenstreet.com.auor call 9975 1455.