Circus 1903

Circus 1903

5 (1) · Circus, Family Theatre

Roll up, roll up for the daredevil entertainment and sensational animal puppetry of this circus


Circus 1903 returns to Southbank Centre, with new acts for 2019 including the Brazilian Wheel of Death.

The show includes sensational life-sized elephants stunningly created by puppeteers from War Horse, putting 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 golden age of circus.

Age Recommendation: 3+

Critic reviews

An uneven attempt to bring the big top back in time

Exeunt (2018)

A thoroughly attractive and agreeably old-fashioned combination of circus and theatre

The Stage (2018)

An excellent show for the whole family, with a heart-warming and traditional feeling that is often a rarity in modern theatre

Broadway World (2018)

This epic touring circus show is full of old-school razzle-dazzle

Time Out (2018)

The kind of danger that gets your heart racing

London Theatre

Roll up, roll up for big-top thrills with a new twist

Evening Standard

Theatrical deception and acrobatic magic

The Telegraph

There isn’t a better time for something as wholesome and heartwarming as this family adventure

West End Wilma

The circus is in town for the festive season, bringing breathtaking numbers, fun for all the family and a pinch of magic

The Upcoming

Date & time

Show ended
Thu 19 Dec - Sun 5 Jan 2020, 11am, 3pm & 7.30pm
Runtime: 2 hrs 20 mins


Belvedere Road SE1 8XX London, UK · Get Directions
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