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CIRCUS

This year’s theme at Giffords Circus is the Summer of Love, circa 1967, and the acts assembled by the redoubtable Nell Gifford embrace the...

Written and directed by Robert Lepage, Cirque du Soleil’s Totem was last in the UK in 2011.  The ambitious show loosely chronicles the evolution...

It is hard to imagine a less circus-like environment than the auditorium of the Royal Festival Hall. Yet Circus 1903 is more theatre than...

As Edinburgh steps up its game as a Christmas and New Year destination, and Underbelly’s management of the artistic programme taking place amid the...

Jess Love offers audience members a cup of tea and a biscuit as we file into the room. Her solo show, which merges circus...

Tabarnak, deriving from 'tabernacle' (the cupboard you keep the wine and wafers in at church), is a Canadian French expletive used to add emphasis...

Backbone, by Australian circus company Gravity and Other Myths, derives some of its strength from upending our big-top expectations. There’s a false start –...

Circus performer and clown Thom Monckton makes an art form out of dawdling around in this deft and almost perfectly paced solo show. A...

Crescendos are a familiar part of classical music composition: the slow and steady climb to the earth-moving finale. Circa’s new show for children and...

You and I is a likeable, personal show by Casus co-founders and off-stage partners Jesse Scott and Lachlan McAulay that celebrates and gently interrogates...

There’s no faulting David Carberry’s ambition in his attempt to create a commentary and response to Dostoevsky’s Notes from the Underground through the medium...

Circa’s Peepshow provides an occasionally unusual viewing experience for its punters. It’s a circus show that gamely plays around with the voyeuristic expectations and...
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