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Knot – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Knot is the story of two lovers and ‘the invisible string that connects’ them. Presented on Valentine’s night in The Lowry’s Aldridge Studio, it’s just possibly not the story of two lovers you might expect. Performed by Nikki and JD – hand-to-hand acrobalance artists Nikki Rummer and Jean-Daniel Broussé – Knot is a hybrid of acrobatic cirque, ...

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Summer of Circus Launch: Kin, Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Devised: Barely Methodical Troupe and Ben Duke Director: Ben Duke Reviewer: Simon Topping The piece starts with a collective shout from the five male performers as they push and shove their way around each other; vying to gain the upper hand. A stern looking woman enters and the jostling stops; replaced with vain attempts of physical prowess to win her ...

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Rime – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Reviewer: Glen Pearce Circus can sometimes fall into the trap of allowing spectacle and skill to take centre stage at the expense of clear narrative. Not so with Square Peg Circus’ adaptation of Coleridge'sThe Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The epic narrative poem provides a sure footing for this inventive company to overlay a mix of acrobatics, aerial work, circus, ...

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