Summer School’s entertainment programme to be opened by Palin, closed by Elvis
One of Britain’s best-loved personalities will be opening Marlborough College Summer School gala entertainment programme.
Michael Palin will open the programme on Tuesday, July 12. Organisers said they were “delighted, and hugely excited” to make the announcement.
The comedian, actor, writer and television presenter made his name with the anarchic comedy group Monty Python – where he created the legendary Dead Parrot sketch with Terry Jones – and later made a number of travel documentaries, trekking to the North and South Poles, the Sahara Desert and the Himalayas.
Meanwhile, the curtain will fall on the gala entertainment programme on Friday, August 5 with a performance by Lee Jackson, renowned as one of the best Elvis impersonators on the planet.
Gala entertainment programme events will be open to the general public. Tickets go on sale at 10am tomorrow (Tuesday) at https://summerschool.co.uk