Mrs Mills Experience entertain the shoppers in the East End’s Roman Road street market

Mrs Mills Experience play the Roman Road Street Market in London's East End as part of Channel 4's Mary Portas TV series, Saturday 10th November 2012

On Saturday afternoon we played a rather unusual gig, with the band being plonked in the middle of an East End street market and being asked to perform for Channel Four who were filming a new series with Mary Portas.

Mrs Mills Experience play the Roman Road Street Market in London's East End as part of Channel 4's Mary Portas TV series, Saturday 10th November 2012

After getting a right earful from the stall holder opposite (he was pissed off because he’d had people standing in front of his wares all day long), things were smoothed over and we had fun playing to the passing shoppers.

We got some good singalongs going, but it has to be said that not everyone enjoyed our music (see pic above!).

Mrs Mills Experience play the Roman Road Street Market in London's East End as part of Channel 4's Mary Portas TV series, Saturday 10th November 2012

HRH Mary Portas watched us for a bit too, but our main fan was a truly unhinged street drinker who battled Nicola hard for the microphone, before she danced so fast she fell over in a heap.

Mrs Mills Experience play the Roman Road Street Market in London's East End as part of Channel 4's Mary Portas TV series, Saturday 10th November 2012

Mrs Mills Experience play the Roman Road Street Market in London's East End as part of Channel 4's Mary Portas TV series, Saturday 10th November 2012

Mrs Mills Experience play the Roman Road Street Market in London's East End as part of Channel 4's Mary Portas TV series, Saturday 10th November 2012

I had a ton o’ fun – and it didn’t rain either!

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