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Musical Statues

by | 23rd, July 2004

‘REPORTS have reached the ears of Anorak that something unusual has been spotted on the contentious fourth plinth that occupies one corner of Trafalgar Square.

‘And breathe out…’

A mystery man has been seen standing atop the plinth, dressed in red trunks, pushing out his manly chest and sucking in his tight stomach as he surveys the fountain beneath Nelson’s column for any swimmers in distress.

In itself, this would be no more than a curiosity in a city of millions, but we note that the same figure has been sighted atop the ancient London Wall, strutting about like a demented marionette and singing in German as he encouraged passers-by to tear the wall down.

And then the Enquirer reminds us that David Hasselhoff is in London for a stint as Billy Flynn in the hot West End show Chicago.

Any David fans who want to catch their hero in performance can get along to the Aldephi Theatre on the Strand – or hop along to George Gilbert Scott’s Albert Memorial, where a man in red trucks has recently taken to sitting on the great man’s knee…’

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