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Circa’s Peep Show – Underbelly Festival, London

Director: Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Sophia Moss A human pyramid stands before us. Three men in sparkly, colourful shorts stand at the bottom, three women balances on their shoulders and a fourth (Rowan Heydon-White), who we still believe to be an unwitting member of the audience, stands at the top, her head almost level with the ceiling.  The audience shrieks as ...

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Cirque Berserk – Peacock Theatre, London

Director: Julius Green Reviewer: Edie Ranvier The circus is coming! But not as you’ve known it. No sad, quarter-full Big Top this, putting on a brave face in a rainy city park. With Cirque Berserk, Zippo’s Circus is reinventing itself as a West End theatrical experience, graduating from bright tattered bills in a newsagent’s to swanky souvenir programmes. The metamorphosis ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Way of the Coconut – Circomara Sailing Circus, Dublin

Director: Jenny MacDonald Reviewer: Liam Harrison Way of the Coconut leads its audience across the Grand Canal Dock, a walk accompanied by Swedish lullabies and surreptitiously handed-out biscuits, all the while following a coconut on a stick. We arrive at our port of call, at a small dingy moored up boat with chairs scattered around it, awaiting a performance. Circomara ...

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Cirque du Ciel: ShangHi – Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Company: Cirque Du Ciel Reviewer: Jenni Dixon [Rating:4]   ShangHi is the latest production by Cirque du Ciel which has been theatrically reworked to appeal to all ages and tour the world. With over 30 performers this show combines acrobatics and some modern dance along with traditional music. The performance is less than 2 hours long with a 15 minute ...

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