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Circus 1903 at the Southbank Centre: line-up revealed

Circus 1903 reveals a world-class line-up for their 2021 Southbank Centre show arriving in London this December.

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. 

Joining the Circus 1903 family adventure for the first time this year is ‘The Russian Bar’ (performed by Ukraine trioTymofii Chemko, Oleksii Balakhchy and Mykola Mykytchyn) which will entertain with exploits of equilibrium acrobatics in a delightful and delicate display unmatched on terra firma! These intrepid champions of balance and acrobatics are unrivalled, performing fearless feats of equilibristic exploits with courageous concentration and consummate composure.

Queenie and Peanut, Elephant Puppets

The show will also feature Brazilian teeterboard daredevils ‘The Daring Desafios’ (João Guilherme de Lima Siqueira, Luan de Souza Vieira, Leonardo Louzada de Freitas and Vinicius Vasconcelos da Silveira); legendary balancing act Rola Bola by ‘The Sensational Sozonov’ (performed by Russian artist Mikhail Sozonov); ‘The Cycling Cyclone’ (performed by German artist Florian Blummel); Ethiopian contortionist ‘The Elastic Dislocationist’ (Senayet Asefa Amare); aerial artist duo ‘The Flying Fredonis’ (performed by Russian artists Daria Shelest and Vadym Pankevych) and; the Russian Cradle featuring breath-taking performances from ‘Les Incredibles’ (Olavo Rocha Muniz and Denise Torres de Souza); and mind-bending juggler ‘The Great Gaston’ (Roberto Carlos).

Dizzying Ethiopian duo ‘The Remarkable Risleys’ (Abiy Saleamlak Negash and Seife Desta Buser) will bring their Icarian Games act and finally the furious flexible feats of Russian Rolling Ball Hula Hoopist ‘Mademoiselle Natalia’ (Natalia Leontieva).

The ginormous rotating fearsome The Wheel of Death will also return for 2021. See Colombian trio Carlos Mayorga Macias, Mauricio Venegas Torres and Andres Felipe Daza Venegas carry out eye-popping acrobatic skills whilst the wheel is rotating.

Circus 1903 tickets at Southbank Centre are now on sale.

Circus 1903 is booking from 16 December 2021 until 2 January 2022 at the Southbank Centre, London.


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