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Cirque Du Soleil bring new Jacko-themed show to town

A contortionist performing in the new show. Photo: Cirque Du Soleil

The spectacular acrobats, dancers and contortionists of the Cirque Du Soleil have given London Tonight a preview of their new show.

"Michael Jackson - The Immortal World Tour" will be showing at the O2 Arena from Friday the 12th of October.

A publicity image for the Cirque Due Soleil. Credit: Cirque Du Soleil

The producers say it features 64 international dancers, musicians and acrobats and will focus on "Michael's global messages of love, peace and unity".

"The show captures the essence, soul and inspiration of the King of Pop, celebrating a legacy that continues to transcend generations."

– Cirque Du Soleil

Click on the video below to watch some breath-taking extracts from the show and click here for behind the scenes pictures.

WARNING: this video contains flashing images.

Pictures from Cirque Du Soleil.