Announcer: (his desk now surrounded by sea) The
first heart transplant. But this is not the only open-air production
here that has used the sea. Theatrical managers in this area have
not been slow to appreciate the sea's tremendous dramatic value. And
somewhere, out in this bay, is the first underwater production of
'Measure for Measure'.
(Expanse of sea water, nothing eke at air Dubbed over this is
muffled, watery Shakespearian blank verse. We zoom in. Two
Shakespearian actors leap up. They take a deep breath and go under
again. The dialogue carries on muted. Pull out to see a rowing boat.
Shakespearian characters are sitting there waiting for their cue.
One of the two characters leaps up and shouts:)
2nd Shakespearian Actor: Servant ho!
(He then goes underwater again. The servant in the boat steps
into the water and goes under. Cut to announcer, now quite deep into
Announcer: The underwater version of 'Measure for
Measure', and further out to sea 'Hello Dolly' is also doing good
(We see a buoy, on the top of which is a stiff piece of card
which reads 'Hello Dolly, Tonight 7.3o '· There is a muffled watery
snatch of Hello Dolly. Swing round to a patch of open sea.)
Announcer: · · · and over there on the oyster beds Formula
2 car racing.
(underwater noises of Formula 2 cars. ANIMATION; a racing car
moves over a naked lady, going past a sign saying 'Pit Stop'.)