Yesterday I had one of my wisdom teeth removed and this song came to mind as the circular saw approached my mouth… Dentist! is from the 1982 Alan Menken and Howard Ashman musical, Little Shop of Horrors. It took me back to when we produced Little Shop of Horrors when I was teaching at Mearns Castle. I think our plant is probably still doing the rounds of other schools! Here’s a clip of the brilliant Steve Martin playing the sadistic dentist Orin Scrivello in the movie version of the show.
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