Show Reviews

Shows are listed alphabetically by company name. For a chronological compilation, click here.

7 Doigts de la Main: ‘Séquence 8

— ‘Traces’

— ‘Triptyque’

‘Bosch Dreams’


A Good Catch Circus: ‘Casting Off’

Aaron Twitchen: Curtain Twitchen’

Above and Beyond: Living On Air’

AirCraft Circus: ‘Midnight Circus

Alexander Vantournhout & Bauke Lievens: ANECKXANDER’

Alula Cyr: Hyena’

Amuse Inc: Siro-A’

BabaFish: Expiry Date’

Barely Methodical Troupe: ‘Bromance’


— ‘Shift’

Barren Carrousel: Squash’

Bella Kinetica: ‘Life On Wheels’

Bêtes de Foire: Petit Théâtre de Gestes’

Big Apple Circus: ‘The Grand Tour’

Bikes & Rabbits: These Book Are Made For Walking’

Billy Smart’s Circus: 2014

Blackpool Tower Circus: Mooky & Mr Boo’s Circus Spectacular’

Blizzard Concept: Opèra pour Sèche-Cheveux’

BRIEFS: ‘The Second Coming’

Close Encounters’

Bullzini Family Funambulists: Time For Tea’

Cameron Mackintosh Productions: ‘Barnum’

Can’t Sit Still: ‘Plink & Boo’

Casus: Knee Deep’

— ‘Knee Deep’, 2016

—  ‘Driftwood’

 ‘You & I’

Chaplin’s Circus: 2014

Cheeky*Park: ‘Company Man’

Chivaree Circus: Becoming Shades’

Chloe Mantripp: Unmarked Vehicle’

Chris Patfield & José Triguero: ‘Gibbon’

Circa: Wunderkammer’


Close Up’

— ‘The Return’

— ‘Closer’

— ‘Humans’

— ‘Peepshow’

— ‘Wolfgang’

Circo Aereo: ‘The Pianist’ 

— ‘The Artist’

Circolombia: Aceleré’


Circomedia: ‘Ten’

Circumference: ‘Shelter Me’


Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams’

Circus Fudge: Blunderfudge’

Circus Funtasia: 2015

Circus Geeks: ‘Beta Testing’


Circus Ginnett: 2014

Circus Kathmandu: Swagatam’

Circus Mondao: 2016

Circus Renaissance: 2013

Circus Renz International: ‘Smile’

Circus Ronaldo: ‘Fidelis Fortibus’

Circus Sallai: 2018

Circus Xanti: As A Tiger In The Jungle’

Circus Zyair: 2014

— 2017

Cirk La Putyka: La Putyka’



Cirkus Cirkör: ‘Knitting Peace’

CirqOn The Seam: Betwixt & Between’

Cirque Alfonse: BARBU: Electro Trad Cabaret’

Cirque Berserk: 2015

— Christmas 2016

Cirque Bouffon: ‘Lunatique’

Cirque Du Soleil: Kooza’

—  Amaluna’

— ‘Varekai’


— Luzia’

Virtual reality experiences 

— Ovo’

Cirque Éloize: Cirkopolis’

— ‘Saloon’

Cirque La Roux: The Elephant in the Room’

Citrus Arts: ‘Ceirw – Savage Hart’

Clément Dazin: Bruit de Couloir’

Cristiana Casadio and Stefan Sing:Tangram’

Collectif and then…: ‘No Man’s Land’

— We Do Love Little Kitten’

—   ‘The Machine’

 ‘Fram & Dunt’

Continental Circus Berlin: 2016

Compaña de Circo “eia”: ‘inTarsi’

Company 2:Scotch & Soda’

— ‘Sediment’

Company du Hanneton: ‘The Toad Knew’

Company Ea Eo: ‘All The Fun’

Company Here And Now: ‘Perhaps Hope’

Company MPTA: ‘À Bas Bruit’

— Santa Madera’

Company Nuua: ‘Lento’

— ‘Taival

Company Oliveira & Bachtler: Otus’

Company XY: It’s Not Yet Midnight/Il N’est Pas Encore Minuit 

Company Yoann Bourgeois: ‘He Who Falls’

DEN Entertainment: ‘The Sake’

Ellie DuBois: ‘Ringside’

— ‘No Show’

Emotive Circus Arts: ‘EvoL’

English National Opera: ‘Akhnaten’

Feathers of Daedalus: Coppélia’

Flip FabriQue: ‘Transit’


Freedom Family Circus: 2014

Feria Musica: Sinué’

Gandey’s Thrill Circus: 2015

Gandini Juggling: ‘Smashed’

— ‘4 X 4: Ephemeral Architectures’

— Akhnaten’

—  ‘Sigma’

— ‘Spring’

— 8 Songs’

Gerry Cottle’s WOW Circus: 2016

Giffords Circus: ‘Moon Songs’

The Painted Wagon’

— Any Port in a Storm’

Glastonbury Festival: 2014

Grania Pickard: He Ain’t Heavy’

Gravity & Other Myths: A Simple Space 2014

 ‘A Simple Space’ 2016


Great Canadian Circus: Christmas Spectacular 2015

Groupe Bekkrell: ‘Effet Bekkrell’/’Bekkrell Effect’

Happy Haps Productions: Circusy Caterpillar’

Head First Acrobats: Elixir’

—  ‘Circus-Cision’

Hot Brown Honey: 2017

— 2018

Ilona Jäntti & Aino Venna: Yablochkov Candle’

Insect Circus: 2016

James Thiérrée: ‘The Toad Knew’

Jamie Adkins: ‘Circus Incognitus

Jeanne Mordoj: La Poème’

Jess Love: ‘Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl’

John Lawson’s Circus: Halloween 2015

John-Paul Zaccarini:Head’

Joli Vyann: ‘Imbalance’

Juliana Neves/Are You In Town?: Jump or Fall’

Kallo Collective: Only Bones’

Leandre: ‘Rien À Dire’/’Nothing To Say’

Levantes Dance Theatre: The Band’

Leo & Yam: Alien Forms and Raw Humanity’

Le Patin Libre: This Is Contemporary Ice Skating’

Les Colporteurs: ‘Sous le Toile de Jheronimus’

Liberi Di: ‘Something’

Little Big Show: Mr Vita

Lonely Circus: FALL/FELL/FALLEN’

Lords Of Strut: The Family Show’


Lost In Translation: ‘The Hogwallops’


Lumo Company: WireDo’

Magmanus: Attached’

Marcus Monroe: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe’

Mark Storer and company: ‘Puffball’

Mark Watson:Man of Mischief’

Mary Bijou Cabaret and Social Club: Hitch’

Mavericks: 2014

MES: ‘Me, Mother’

Mimbre: Falling Up’

— ‘The Exploded Circus’

Monster Sideshow: 2014

Moscow State Circus: ‘Park Gorkogo



Natalie Reckert: Image: Selfie with Eggs’

 ‘Natalie Inside Out’

Nathan Israël and Luna Rousseau: ‘L’Homme de Boue’

National Centre for Circus Arts (formerly Circus Space): ‘Happy Families’

 The Arrival’ (with Tamasha Theatre)

Nikki & JD: Knot’

NoFit State Circus: ‘Noodles’

Bianco 2013

‘Bianco’ 2014

‘Bianco 2015’

Ockham’s Razor: ‘Tipping Point’

Omidaze Productions: Henry VI’

— ‘Romeo & Juliet

Onyx Productions:360 Allstars’

Palestinian Circus School: B-Orders’


Pants Down Circus: ‘Rock’

Paper Doll Militia: ‘Egg’

Paulos Circus: 2018

Pirates of the Carabina: ‘Flown’ 2013

— Relentless Unstoppable Human Machine (RUHM)’

Plastic Boom: Water On Mars’

Race Horse Company: Super Sunday’

—  ‘Around’

Rasposo: Morsure’

Recirquel: Paris De Nuit’

Ricochet Project: ‘Smoke & Mirrors’

Rigolo: ‘Wings in my Heart’

Robin Boon Dale: What Does Stuff Do?’


Sam Goodburn: ‘Dumbstruck’

Sébastien Wojdan: ‘Marathon’

Silver Lining: Throwback’ 2015

‘Throwback’ 2016

Sisters: Clockwork’

SOAP: 2018

Sonics: ‘Duum’

Southbank Centre/Strut&Fret/Underbelly: ‘LIMBO

Splatch Cardiff: ‘Y Môr’

Svalbard: ‘All Genius All Idiot’

Tanter: ‘Vixen’

T1J: ‘L’Enfant Qui…

Tent Circustheater: ‘Net’

Thomas Monckton: ‘The Pianist’

Only Bones’

— ‘The Artist’

Tiger Circus: ‘Attached’

Uncle Sam’s Great American Circus: 2017

UniverSoul Circus: 2016

Unstable King: Game’

Upswing: ‘Bedtime Stories’ 2015

 ‘Bedtime Stories’ 2016

Vagabond’s Hat: Kinesonic’

Voice Box Theatre: Escape From Wonderland’

Wau Wau Sisters: ‘Death Threats and Other Forms of Flattery’

Weibel Weibel Co.: Breaking Point’

Wereldband: Släpstick’

Wes Peden: Gumball’

— ‘Zebra’

Zero Gravity: ‘Pinta’

Zippos Circus: Unchained’

— ‘Celebration’

Christmas 2016

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