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chicken-in-the-basket circuit

chicken-in-the-basket circuit
 n.— «the set and costumes are reminiscent of the troughs of Glitter’s career when he played the chicken-in-the-basket circuit—although I’m sure he never appeared at La Rue’s Codpiece, Didcot, as the script suggests.» —“A Tribute To Gary Glitter” Financial Times (U.K.) May 18, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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