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Circus 1903
Circus 1903
Circus 1903
Circus 1903
Circus 1903

Circus 1903 Tickets

Royal Festival Hall, London
Circus 1903
Royal Festival Hall, London
Thrilling circus experience
Our Review 3 / 5

Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas. Fresh from the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas, Circus 1903 visits Southbank Centre once again, after the show premiered in Europe at the Southbank Centre in 2018. Circus 1903 is at the Royal Festival Hall in 2021.

The show includes sensational puppetry from the award-winning team behind War Horse, putting stunningly created elephants back in the ring as never before. The circus boasts a huge cast of jaw-dropping and dangerous acts from all corners of the globe. Featuring acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, trapeze and high wire performers and more, this show captivates and transports audiences of all ages to the mesmerising Golden Age of circus.

Previews from |
16th December 2021
Opening date |
16th December 2021
Booking from |
16th December 2021
Available until |
2nd January 2022
Closes |
2nd January 2022
Run time |
2 hours 20 minutes
Categories |
3+. Babes in arms will not be admitted.

Royal Festival Hall Venue Information

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
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Customer reviews

Our Review of Circus 1903


While pantos across the capital are providing the slapstick laughs, silly songs and festivities for some, it’s not to everyone’s tastes. The circus is something that, when done well, can transcend taste; its human nature to marvel at mind-bending, seemingly impossible performances, no matter your age, background or ability. Read more

Latest Circus 1903 News & Features

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‘Circus 1903’ to return for Christmas fun at Royal Festival Hall
Wednesday, 02 June, 2021, 12:10
Circus 1903 will entertain families in the capital this Christmas, as the production returns to London. Circus 1903 is back at the Royal Festival Hall, with upcoming dates from 16 December - 2 Jan. 2022. Inspired by turn-of-the-century circus productions, Circus 1903 includes world-class acrobats, trapeze artists and performers who perform in the ring. Circus 1903 has toured worldwide, including the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas. A full list of acts taking part in Circus...
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Why Circus 1903 is testament to the traditional circus livelihood
Monday, 04 November, 2019, 15:59
After stunning audiences last year at the show's European premiere, the thrilling turn-of-the-century Circus 1903 looks set to dazzle audiences around the country once more, ending with a Christmas engagement at the Royal Festival Hall. Showcasing world-class acts from around the globe as well as puppet elephants from the award-winning team behind War Horse, it combines the Golden Age of circus with cutting-edge performances for a variety show like no...
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Circus 1903 to return to the Southbank Centre this Christmas
Monday, 25 March, 2019
After the show's London premiere at the Southbank Centre in 2018, Circus 1903 will return to the same venue to be performed during the Christmas season, it has been announced.  Celebrating the golden age of circus, the production features acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and high wire performers as they take to the air, performing death-defying stunts. As well as circus acts from around the world, two puppet elephants help bring the big top inspired show to life,...
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