English flag Wednesday 24th October 2018
London, England

The O2 Arena

MacPhisto: [sings] "Even the greatest stars... discover themself in the looking glass..." [approaches iPad on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "Remember, remember, MacPhisto's November. Gunpowder treason... and p-- p-- plot."

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "Hello. MacPhisto's back!"

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "Guess who's back?  Back again?  Tell your friends!  And he hasn't... lost... the plot. Indeed... he's all fired up for a giant bonfire."

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "Guy Fawkes Night. So tell me... my little... cockerneys..."

Crowd: [laughter]

MacPhisto: "What vanities should we heap up on the bonfire?  Shall we start with... facts?  What about... journalists?"

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "Did you say... experts?  Ohh, ohh. And how to set it all alight?" [laughing] "Ohhh... that's easy. Just do... nothing... at all. Sit back, and watch it all spontaneously combust."

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "Because London... it's when you don't believe I exist – that's when I do... my best work." [evil laugh]

[Acrobat begins]

MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. If you just close your eyes... you can feel the enemyyy!"

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