My Name Is Elvis
Stand up poet and performer Elvis MacGonagall hasn't had a live audience for a year. Can he find a place to put on a show?
Elvis lives in Stroud in Gloucestershire. He makes a living performing poems to a paying audience who sometimes also buy his books. But Elvis hasn't seen a real audience since Burns Night 2020. As lockdown two begins, he seeks advice on how to carry on. Funny, uplifting and filled with his trademark verse, this is the story of a man, his charismatic alter ego, and his cats.
With contributions from Mrs Elvis, plus Luke Wright, who did 100 online shows in 100 days; Lottie and Miles from the Prince Albert pub, home to many raucous nights in Stroud; and the producer Frank Stirling, who explains the joys of the virtual audience.
Produced in Bristol by Miles Warde
- Mon 15 Feb 2021 11:00