Scottish stand-up poet Elvis McGonagall set for Babylon ARTS performance this Friday

PUBLISHED: 15:12 16 November 2015 | UPDATED: 15:12 16 November 2015

Elvis McGonagall

Elvis McGonagall

copyright Anna McCarthy 2012

Stand-up poet Elvis McGonagall is to perform at Babylon ARTS in Ely on Friday evening.

The show is titled ‘Countrybile’ and organisers said of it: “Armed with a blunderbuss, a bottle of Scotch and his rabid wit, stand-up poet Elvis McGonagall emerges from his godforsaken rural idyll at the Graceland Caravan Park to take aim at this septic isle.

“Land of robber barons and food banks, of Kirstie Allsopp cupcakery and dead badgers. Downtrodden Abbey plc starring polo-playing oligarchs and zero-hour serfs.

“What’s going on? And why is Benedict Cumberbatch swinging from the chandeliers in a Spiderman onesie? Find out as Elvis rises up from his revolting armchair.

“Viva McGonagall! Bring your own pitchfork.”

The performance will take place on November 20 from 7pm for 7.30pm

For tickets, which cost between £8 and £10, call 01353 616991.

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