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Circus of Horrors is back in Cheltenham for Halloween Special


Circus of Horrors

Against all odds the Circus of Horrors is back in Cheltenham with a special Halloween show performing in a Covid compliant environment on Sunday 1 November.

When the Circus of Horrors started in Glastonbury '95 people thought it would run for 25 weeks let alone 25 years, yet here we are a quarter of a century later and the Circus of Horrors is still touring all over the World, still getting rave reviews & still getting loads of media coverage.

The show performed for the 4th consecutive year at last years Download Festival and it also returned to the Glastonbury Festival.

As part of our 25th Anniversary tour it performed with The Damned at The London Palladium, a show promoted by Hammer House of Horrors and was preceded by torch light funeral cortège through London’s West End where a new Guinness World Record was set for over 1040 Vampires in the same pace at the same time. This event sold out within 5 days of going on sale.

The new Circus of Horrors show will be a celebration of the 25 years and will include an amazing phantasmaglorious amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, a show that will have you sat on the edge of your seat when not falling off it with laughter.

The almighty cast that stormed into the finals of Britain's Got Talent is now a West End & World Wide Hit. Circus of Horrors will take you on a rock n' roller coaster ride of amazing & Bizarre acts. It is a circus like no other and a show you simply can't afford to miss.

Whether a Rock fan or theatre goer The Circus of Horrors has something for everyone.

Imagine a brilliant rock show combined with amazing, bizarre & dare devil Circus acts, a stella light show and all performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek. If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil you would be half way there.

Each year the Circus of Horrors undertakes a 100 venue UK theatre tour in addition to Festivals throughout the World including Download (4 times), Reading, Leeds, Isle of White, T in the Park etc in the UK, Fuji Rock Festival in Japan (twice), Wacken festival in Germany plus shows in Chile, Uruguay, Holland, Belgium, Argentina, France, Italy, Ireland, Finland, Hong Kong and Moscow where it created history by becoming the 1st UK Circus ever to perform in Russia. And an astounding 10 nights in London's O2.                   

This is not the 1st time however that The Circus of Horrors has created history, it became the only circus ever to reach the finals of Britain's Got Talent and the 1st Circus to perform in London's West End for over 100 years, & the only Circus to perform in a single venue in London (The Roundhouse) for an astounding 24 weeks, (previous record was 17 weeks).

In addition to BGT it's appearances on various other TV shows have turned what set out as a cult show into a household name, without compromise – taking the extreme to the mainstream, Its TV credits now also 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 & even an appearance on Judge Rinder!!!!

 Celebratory Quotes:-

‘You have to go & see this if, one day something will go wrong & you will be able to say I was there’ Graham Norton

'That’s what I call entertainment' David Hasselhoff

'I loved it' Simon Cowell

'Like Rocky Horrors on acid' Amanda Holde
 
‘Totally Unbelievable’
Scott Mills, Radio 1


Explore Gloucestershire
19 October 2020


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