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.

This clip is from:
English - Midas
First broadcast:
9 March 2009

Before watching the clip, pupils could be told about the story of Midas. Is turning everything to gold always a good thing? Pupils could be encouraged to consider positive and negative aspects. Pupils could then watch the clip and add to their list. Pupils could then find adjectives to describe Midas as a character and could be asked to design a comic strip telling the story again in a different context.