Shakespeare and Stonehenge
|Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) sings "Stonehenge" as|
Spinal Tap's awe-inspiring set descends.
The idea that Celtic Britons, instead of people who lived thousands of years earlier, built Stonehenge has persisted. Many people still think, in the words of Spinal Tap, that the monument was built by "a strange race of people, the Druids" (and other Celts).
St. Clare Byrne 189). Others directors have followed his lead, including Michael Elliott, whose 1983 TV film of the play starred Laurence Olivier in his last Shakespeare performance.