Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, muddy plains, and heaps of dentures and old boots. Patriotically singing "God Save Mrs. Ethel Shroake, Long Live Mrs. Ethel Shroake", they wander through this surrealistic landscape, forever being warned by the police to "keep moving", and prone to the occasional mutation into a parrot, cupboard, or even, yes, a bed sitting room with "No Wogs" scrawled in the grime on its windows. In particular, this story revolves around the odd "love story" of a girl who lives with her parents in one compartment of a London Underground train, the commuter in the next compartment, and the doctor they meet after returning above ground in search of a nurse for the heavily pregnant girl.
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WE'VE GOT A BOMB ON OUR HANDS ( *BOMB - a motion picture so brilliantly funny it goes over most people's heads.)
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Ethel Shroake was the Queen's Char Lady. See more
That, I'm afraid, was the end of the news. Our next scheduled program will be on August bank holiday, when Charlton Heston will wrestle his Holiness, the Pope, for the sportsman of the year title. Until then, all walk backwards into long shot while 'Good Night' is given.
God Save Mrs. Ethel Shroake, Long Live Mrs. Ethel Shroake, God Save Mrs. Ethel Shroake...
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