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Description

Midas and Pactolo are rival rappers. At a show, Midas comes down with a cold and cannot carry on singing. This leaves his rival to take all the glory. He wishes that it was he who was famous. However, things don't turn out as Midas planned and soon everything he touches turns to gold - in a negative way.
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First broadcast:
9 March 2009

Classroom Ideas

Pupils could watch the clip and tell a partner in their own words what they think the story is about. They could think of situations where turning everything to gold is good and bad and discuss them with a partner. Pupils could choose a good and a bad outcome from the clip and draw a picture about it. Pupils could cut up some shapes to represent Midas and fill them with any words to describe him and the way he behaves in the clip.