Show Reviews

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

7 Doigts de la Main / 7 Fingers: ‘Séquence 8

— ‘Traces’

— ‘Triptyque’

‘Bosch Dreams’


— ‘Dear San Francisco’

‘Duel Reality’

A Good Catch Circus: ‘Casting Off’

Aaron Twitchen: Curtain Twitchen’

Above and Beyond: Living On Air’

AirCraft Circus: ‘Midnight Circus

Alana Bloom: Artemis’

Alexander Vantournhout & Bauke Lievens: ANECKXANDER’

All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre: ‘Heroes’

Almanac: ‘xoxo moongirl’

Aloft Circus Arts: ‘Brave Space’

Alula Cyr: Hyena’

Ampersand: ‘Jelly or Jam’

Amuse Inc: Siro-A’

Andrea Salustri: ‘Materia’

L’Attraction Céleste: ‘L’Empreinte’

BabaFish: Expiry Date’

Barely Methodical Troupe: ‘Bromance’


— ‘Shift’

Barren Carrousel: Squash’

Bassline Circus: Liquid Sky’

–– Kid_X’

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’

–– DNA’

Chaplin’s Circus: 2014

Cheeky*Park: ‘Company Man’

Chivaree Circus: Becoming Shades’

Chloe Mantripp: Unmarked Vehicle’

Chris Patfield & José Triguero: ‘Gibbon’

Cie 7bis: Lontano

Cie Basinga: ‘Soka Tira Osoa’

Cie Bêstîa: Barrières

Ci Co/Cie Ci:Limb(e)s’

Circa: Wunderkammer’


Close Up’

— ‘The Return’

— ‘Closer’

— ‘Humans’

— ‘Peepshow’

— ‘Wolfgang’

Circo Aereo: ‘The Pianist’ 

— ‘The Artist’

Circo e dintorni: ‘The Black Blues Brothers’

Circolombia: Aceleré’


Circomedia: ‘Ten’

Circumference: ‘Shelter Me’


Circus 1903: 2018

— 2019

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

–– 2019

Circus Sonas: 2019

Circus Trick Tease: ‘Children Are Stinky’

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

–– 2019

Cirque Bouffon: ‘Lunatique’

Cirque Du Soleil: Kooza’

—  Amaluna’

— ‘Varekai’


— Luzia’

Virtual reality experiences 

— Ovo’

Cirque Éloize: Cirkopolis’

— ‘Saloon’

–– ‘Hotel’

Cirque Exalté: ‘Foutoir Céleste’

Cirque La Roux: The Elephant in the Room’

Citrus Arts: ‘Ceirw – Savage Hart’

Clément Dazin: Bruit de Couloir’

Close-Act Theatre: ‘Malaya’

Cristiana Casadio and Stefan Sing:Tangram’

Collectif and then…: ‘No Man’s Land’

— We Do Love Little Kitten’

—   ‘The Machine’

 ‘Fram & Dunt’

Collectif Rafale: ‘Sanctuaire Sauvage’

Collosal: Laser Kiwi’

Compagnie La Frontera: Searching for John’

Compaña de Circo “eia”: ‘inTarsi’

Company 2:Scotch & Soda’

— ‘Sediment’

–– ‘Le Coup’

Company Barolosolo:Île O’

Company du Hanneton: ‘The Toad Knew’

Company du Plat Pays: ‘Triple Buse’

Company Ea Eo: ‘All The Fun’

Company Here And Now: ‘Perhaps Hope’

Company HGM: ‘3D’

Company-Ish: ‘The Big Bagaga Show’

Company Menteuses: ‘À Nos Fantômes’

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’

Continental Circus Berlin: 2016

DEN Entertainment: ‘The Sake’

Dummies Corp: Splash Test Dummies’ 2019

–– ‘Don’t Mess With the Dummies’ 2019

Ellie DuBois: ‘Ringside’

— ‘No Show’

–– ‘Little Top’

–– ‘Nosedive’

Emotive Circus Arts: ‘EvoL’

English National Opera: ‘Akhnaten’

Entertainers: ‘Cirque: The Greatest Show’

Eric McGill: ‘The Denial This Is Forever’

Extraordinary Bodies: ‘Splash’

— ‘Waldo’s Circus of Magic and Terror’

Feathers of Daedalus: Coppélia’

–– ‘Tarot’

Flip FabriQue: ‘Transit’


–– Blizzard’

Freedom Family Circus: 2014

Feria Musica: Sinué’

Gaël Santisteva: Garcimore est Mort’

Gandey’s Thrill Circus: 2015

Gandini Juggling: ‘Smashed’

— ‘4 X 4: Ephemeral Architectures’

— Akhnaten’

—  ‘Sigma’

— ‘Spring’

— 8 Songs’

— ‘The Games We Play’

Gerry Cottle’s WOW Circus: 2016

Giffords Circus: ‘Moon Songs’

The Painted Wagon’

— Any Port in a Storm’

Glastonbury Festival: 2014

Grandma Josephine: ‘Totally Plucked’

Grania Pickard: He Ain’t Heavy’

Gravity & Other Myths: A Simple Space 2014

 ‘A Simple Space’ 2016


–– Jelly or Jam’

Great Canadian Circus: Christmas Spectacular 2015

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

Happy Haps Productions: Circusy Caterpillar’

Hazel Lam: ‘Lighthouse’

Head First Acrobats: Elixir’

—  ‘Circus-Cision’

— Railed’

Highwire Entertainment: ‘Rouge’

Hoopla Clique: ‘Chores’

Hot Brown Honey: 2017

— 2018

Ilona Jäntti & Aino Venna: Yablochkov Candle’

Insect Circus: 2016

Ish Dance Collective: ‘Elements of Freestyle’

James Thiérrée: ‘The Toad Knew’

James Wilton Dance: The Storm’

Jamie Adkins: ‘Circus Incognitus

Jeanne Mordoj: La Poème’

Jess Love: ‘Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl’

Jo Fong and George Orange: ‘The Rest of Our Lives’

Johann le Guillerm: Terces

John Lawson’s Circus: Halloween 2015

John-Paul Zaccarini:Head’

Joli Vyann: ‘Imbalance’

.                    ‘Anima’

Joss Arnott Dance: ‘Pulse’

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

Kallo Collective: Only Bones’

Laura Murphy:Contra’

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’

Les Foutoukours: ‘Kombini’

Liberi Di: ‘Something’

Little Big Show: Mr Vita

Living Room Circus: The Penguin & I’

Lonely Circus: FALL/FELL/FALLEN’

Lookup Theatre: ‘The Toronto Circus Riot’

Lords Of Strut: The Family Show’


Los Galindos: ‘UduL’

Lost In Translation: ‘The Hogwallops’


–– ‘Hotel Paradiso’

Lumo Company: WireDo’

— ‘Lola’

— ‘Fineline’

Machine de Cirque:La Galerie’

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)

NIck Lehane: Chimpanzee’

Nikki & JD: Knot’

NoFit State Circus: ‘Noodles’

Bianco 2013

‘Bianco’ 2014

‘Bianco 2015’

–– ‘Lexicon’

Ockham’s Razor: ‘Tipping Point’

–– ‘This Time’

Oddly Moving: ‘Atlas’

Omidaze Productions: Henry VI’

— ‘Romeo & Juliet

Onyx Productions:360 Allstars’

Opposable Thumb: Coulrophobia’

Orange Skies Theatre Company: Wild Onion’

Palestinian Circus School: B-Orders’


Pants Down Circus: ‘Rock’

Paper Doll Militia: ‘Egg’

Paulos Circus: 2018

Petit Mort Productions: ‘The Escape Act’

Pirates of the Carabina: ‘Flown’ 2013

— Relentless Unstoppable Human Machine (RUHM)’

Plastic Boom: Water On Mars’

Proteus Theatre: ‘Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber’

Race Horse Company: Super Sunday’

—  ‘Around’

Rasposo: Morsure’

Recirquel: Paris De Nuit’

–– My Land’

— ‘IMA’

Revel Puck Circus: ‘The Wing Scuffle Spectacular’

Ricochet Project: ‘Smoke & Mirrors’

Rigolo: ‘Wings in my Heart’

Robin Boon Dale: What Does Stuff Do?’

RoguePlay Theatre: Blood Wedding’



Sadiq Ali: ‘The Chosen Haram’

Sam Goodburn: ‘Dumbstruck’

Sawdust Symphony: ‘Sawdust Symphony’

Sébastien Wojdan: ‘Marathon’

Shasha and Taylor Productions: ‘Everything I See I Swallow’

Short round Productions: ‘Filament’

Silver Lining: Throwback’ 2015

‘Throwback’ 2016

Sisters: Clockwork’

Slava’s Snowshow: 2018

SOAP: 2018

Solid State Circus: ‘Big Tops and Tiny Tots Circus Show’

Sonics: ‘Duum’

Soul Penny Circus: ‘Dreams of a Clown’

Southbank Centre/Strut&Fret/Underbelly: ‘LIMBO

Spare Tyre: ‘Nights At The Circus’

Spiegelworld: ‘Atomic Saloon Show’

Splatch Cardiff: ‘Y Môr’

Still Hungry: ‘Raven’

Studio Phantöm: Scènes Étranges dans le Mine D’Or

Superfan: Little Top’

–– ‘Nosedive’

Svalbard: ‘All Genius All Idiot’

T1J: ‘L’Enfant Qui…

Tanter: ‘Vixen’

Tent Circustheater: ‘Net’

Thomas Monckton: ‘The Pianist’

Only Bones’

— ‘The Artist’

Throw Catch Collective: ‘Escalate’

Tiger Circus: ‘Attached’

Tit For Tat: ‘Books!’

Trygve Wakenshaw: ‘Only Bones’

TS Crew: ‘Along’

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’

Witty Look: ‘Cartoooon!!’

Works Entertainment: ‘Circus 1903’

Yuck Circus: ‘YUCK Circus’

Zero Gravity: ‘Pinta’

Zippos Circus: Unchained’

— ‘Celebration’

Christmas 2016

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