Mr. Humphries and Miss Moulterd take a horse and carriage ride into town, to pick up Mr. Thorpe when his train arrives. On their way there, Malcolm Heathcliff catches up with them on his bike, once again threatening Mr. Humphries not to come near Miss Moulterd. When Mr. Thorpe has arrived, he informs the gang that a group of guests from Outer Mongolia will arrive, but unfortunately, they paid for their stay in their Mongolian currency in advance, when it was 200 to the British pound. Now, it is 500 to the pound, which means what they have paid is not worth even half of what it was. However, as they still expect to be entertained, the gang first discuss various ways of providing entertainment, even auditioning people from the village. In the end, they decide to perform for the Mongolians themselves. In the evening, when the Mongolians have gathered in the main hall, Mr. Rumbold plays the piano, whilst Mrs. Slocombe and Captain Peacock perform a scene from the opera "Veronique", Miss ...
Anders E Lundin
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Dipping down into the top of shot as Mr Thorpe says "Well, it's not as simple as all that." See more
Composed by Thomas Augustine Arne
Lyrics by James Thomson
Performed by the cast. See more