The Circus of Horrors is a bizarre and wonderful West End show performed to live rock music and it’s coming to Dumfries for one night on the 3rd of February 2016.
The show that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent & now a West End & World Wide smash is back to mark its 21st Anniversary in spectacular style.
The last few of years has seen the profile of The Circus of Horrors jump tremendously after rampaging into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent & to this date it is still the only circus ever to reach the finals.
Its appearances on various subsequent TV shows have turned what set out as a cult show into a household name – taking the extreme to the mainstream, Its TV credits now boast The X Factor, The Slammer, Daybreak, Fairground Attractions, Who wants to be a Millionaire, Body Shockers, Fake Reaction, This Morning, Ant & Dec, The One Show & A Royal Command Performance.More TV appearances are scheduled for 2016 and are currently recording a documentary for the BBC & a special on the Discovery Channel.
The show created history by becoming the first Circus to appear in London’s West End for 100 years & in 2015 sees the show return to The Fuji Rock Festival in Japan & created history again by become the first ever UK circus to appear in Moscow when it ran for 5 nights in the 3700 capacity StadiumLive and also performed 14 shows over 10 nights in London’s O2, followed by 3 additional shows in London’s Winterville & 2 nights in the 1750 capacity RAI stadium in Amsterdam.
The Circus of Horrors started it’s gruesome begging’s at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring all over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey, Moscow to Mansfield, including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Foo Fighters, Muse and many more.
The latest incarnation ‘Carnevil’ is set in Victorian London in 1899, Jack the Ripper was still at large & this was the age of the Freakshow, 3 young & damned adolescents dream of running away to join the Circus only to see their dream become a nightmare in a decrepit & corpse ridden Carnevil, plagued by a swamp of Killer Klowns, Sword Swallowers, Demon Dwarfs, Death Deifying Aerialists, A Guinness World Record holding Hairculian Diva swinging solely from her hair, back flipping & fire limboing acrobats & lots lots more, A show ruled by the undead & climaxing in an awesome flaming apocalypse.
The story twists and turns with grisly murders and sensational shock’s – all interwoven with some of the greatest and most bizarre circus acts on earth, performed by an almighty cast with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek and the devil driven rock n’ roll of Dr Haze & The Interceptors from Hell.
WARNING: The Circus of Horrors contains some nudity and language of an adult nature, it is not suitable for children.