Elvis McGonagall resides at the Graceland Caravan Park somewhere in the back of beyond, where he scribbles poetry while drinking malt whisky and listening to Johnny Cash.
His live shows feature biting and savagely funny satire in a blend of provocative verse and politically savvy stand-up comedy, all imbued with searing wit, wordplay and anarchic invective. Pulling no punches but not afraid to be plain daft, Elvis directs his scurrilous diatribes at the powers-that-be from Westminster to Waitrose, taking aim at the injustices of our septic isle and beyond. Stockpiling cat food, celebrity branding, the nature of truth, some bloke called Trump, the Prime Minister and Mr Benn, the pernicious effects of the patriarchy, Piers Morgan, disappearing rainforests, Brexit milkshakes and a pandemic - yes, all his feel-good hits are there. There’s even a love poem.
Full Tartan Jacket presents the prime cuts from the work of a comic poet at the top of his game - all current and bang on target. Join this World Poetry Slam Champion and Radio 4 regular as he bellows into the void of our diseased, burning