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CIRCUS

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...

1930s glamour, songs from Cole Porter, Gershwin and Arthur Freed plus prancing Shetland ponies and dancing Dachshunds. Those of you seeking dangerous, edge-of-the-seat thrills...

The central idea of Soap – acrobats performing in and around bathtubs containing actual water – sounds like a cross between a CBeebies stage...

There are some genuinely thrilling moments in No Fit State Circus’ new show, Lexicon. Proper heart-in-mouth stuff, including a fire juggling sequence from the...

A circus inspired by nuclear physics? It’s hard not to think of the world’s premier political megalomaniacs and their social media sabre-rattling. Fortunately, The...
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