I have considered becoming a primary school teacher purely for the Christmas play,* which combines my twin interests in small children looking cute, and disaster-ridden theatricals. My enjoyment of The Royal Wedding was also greatly enhanced by the presence of Tiny Goblin Fifinella Unimpressed-DeSmythe, or whatever she was called. I am thus delighted by the above clip. In the opening moments, watch for the miniature angel who smacks the little boy in the face with her wings.
She is about to become a musical sensation.
*not quite. Other important considerations would include the opportunity to build the best Home Corner the world has ever seen and ensuring that nobody is ever forced to finish their lunch.
Dr Sophie Duncan is Fellow in English at Christ Church, University of Oxford. She works regularly as a historical advisor and as a dramaturg for theatre, TV, radio and film. She likes theatre, detective fiction and cocktails.