14th August 1993
[Desire ends with "Jolly good."]
MacPhisto: [sings] "Moon River, wider than a mile... I'm crossing you in style, some day..."
MacPhisto: "I love that one. Do you like... that one? I should come up here more often, you're so kind. I think the people of the North are so generous."
MacPhisto: "I mean, you've been given the nuclear waste of the world – and you take it! My goodness, you take the nuclear waste of the world. What a generous thing to do. I have a personal friend whose idea it was – the Minister for Environment, Mr Gummer. Shall I give him a telephone call?"
MacPhisto: "I think he'd love to thank you personally. People give you their telephone numbers when you're very famous."
MacPhisto: "Zero-seven-two, eight-eight-six-zero, five-two-four. Let's hope he's at home."
MacPhisto: "Hello, I'd like to speak to Mr Gummer, please."
Woman: "Who is it, please?"
MacPhisto: "My name is MacPhisto. I think, uh, he knows me quite well, actually."
Woman: "Max what, sorry?"
MacPhisto: "My name is MacPhisto, M-A-C-P-H-I-S-T-O."
Woman: "Um, I'm afraid he's not in at the moment, I'm very sorry."
MacPhisto: "Mr Gummer?"
Woman: "Um, would you like to speak to him later?"
MacPhisto: "Well... but he's a personal friend of mine, and I have a few friends and I know he'd love to thank them personally..."
Woman: "Well I'm sure he would. Would you like to speak later with him? Because I'm afraid he's out at the moment."
MacPhisto: "You sure he's not asleep?"
Woman: "I'm absolutely sure he's not asleep."
MacPhisto: "Cou-- could I leave a message for him?"
Woman: "Yes, of course."
MacPhisto: [sings] "I just called to say I love you... I just called to say how much I care..."
[Ultra Violet begins]
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