Anna Russell’s Ring

I love musical comedians, in particular the ones who make you laugh and then casually sit down at the piano and demonstrate that they can actually do what they’ve been knocking. Made some remarks on here before about Victor Borge, but here’s a contemporary of his, the late great Anna Russell. If you’ve always wanted to know what Wagner’s Ring cycle is about but can’t spare a few years to learn German and then the best part of 24 hours to sit through the thing, here’s your chance to find out. In just 20 minutes flat you’ll know what it’s all about, Alfie. Or rather, Alberich…

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