Circus 1903

Royal Festival Hall (19 December 2018 – 5 January 2019)

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Director: Neil Dorward
Creative Producer: Simon Painter

From the South Bank Centre website, December 2018
Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas.
Fresh from the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas, Circus 1903 visits Southbank Centre for its European premiere.
The show includes sensational life-sized elephants stunningly created by puppeteers from War Horse, putting elephants back in the ring as never before.
The circus boasts a huge cast of jaw-dropping and dangerous acts from all corners of the globe.
Featuring acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, trapeze and high-wire performers and more, this show captivates and transports audiences of all ages to the golden age of circus.