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Circus Of Horrors Returns to Stockton
For the first time in over two years The Circus of Horrors is back with its latest incarnation ‘THE WITCH’ and it’s heading to Teesside. A sensational new phantasmagoria which
encompasses amazing and bizarre circus acts with an original Rock score, not forgetting the sinister story of Witchcraft arrives at Stockton’s Globe theatre on Wednesday 2nd November.
In 1995, when the Circus of Horrors began many people thought it wouldn’t last 26 weeks let alone 26 years. But with its ability to re-invent itself time and time again it has taken the
extreme to the mainstream and become a household name after reaching the finals of
Britain’s Got Talent and performing in London’s West End.
Whether a Rock fan or theatre gore 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 halfway there.
THE BIRTH OF A MONSTER – A potted history of The Circus of Horrors – The Wildest
Show on Earth The Circus of Horrors performed for the fourth consecutive year in 2019 BC (Before Covid) at the Download Festival and it also returned to the place of its birth Glastonbury Festival.
As part of its 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.
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 first UK circus ever to
perform in Russia. And an astounding 10 nights in London's O2.
This is not the first 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 first Circus to perform in London's West End for over 100 years, and 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, 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 and even an appearance on Judge Rinder!