Hospital cartoon for opera buffs

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Wagner opera and hospital cartoon


This cartoon was created for my Dad for Father's Day. Dad's a Wagnerian opera buff who has recently been in hospital. So I tried for a double-whammy.

A few years ago when I was living in New York, I bought a ticket to Parsifal at the Met – at my father's urging. The opera's grandeur was impressive…but that didn't stop me falling asleep half-way through. My god, it's a long opera. 

If you have seen the Coppola film Apocalypse Now, the Ride of the Valkyries is the famous 'gee up' music when that swarm of choppers fly in.


Megan Hills is a cartoonist who hopes the fat lady doesn't sing just yet. Find out more about Megan

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