Photos have been released of Circus 1903 which began performances at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith last week.
Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade aka award winning magician David Williamson and his two loveable elephants take centre stage transporting audiences back to the wonders of the Golden Age of Circus.
Circus 1903’s 2022 winter season at the Eventim Apollo features many of the incredible acts from previous years, with some brand-new acts to astound and excite audiences. Joining Ringmaster Willy Whipsade are David Schnabel on his acrobatic bicycle, contortionist Senayet Asefa Amare, Icarian Games duo Mikiale Gebrekidan and Temesegene Geberetnsaa, juggler Noel Landa, strong men Yani Stoyanov and Valeri Tsvetkov, Daniel Aguilar, Ronan Jenkinson, Mads Ludvigsen and Dmytro Sobakar performing Teeterboard, Tymofii Chemko, Oleksii Balakhchy and Hryhorii Koptiev performing Russian Bar, Sabrina Aganier performing Lyra, Keniel Rodríguez Mesa and Samantha Roxy Montes de Oca performing Rola Bola, and puppeteers Amelie Leroy, James Donovan, Jamie Morgan, Mikey Brett and Tom Norman who bring Elephant ‘Queenie and Peanut’ to life on stage.
Experience all the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus. With sensational puppetry from the award-winning team behind War Horse, alongside a huge cast of the most unique, jaw-dropping and surprising acts from all four corners of the globe – this is the Christmas show not to be missed.
From contortionists, life size Elephant puppets, to acrobats, high wire and much more, Circus 1903 will astound, captivate, and transport audiences of all ages to the mesmerising Golden Age of circus.
Producer Michael Stevens said: “Circus 1903 is the perfect holiday show for families. We’re looking forward to thrilling even more people this Christmas with one of the most extraordinary shows on earth.” In previous years this fabulous golden age circus troupe have played to raptured audiences at the Southbank Centre, the move to the much larger Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith enables even more people to see the show this Christmas.
Circus 1903 is booking until 1 January 2023 at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London.
Photos by Nick Rutter.