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The spectacle of circus theatre comes to town!

They promise a spectacular show, "filled with magic", combining circus arts with music, dance and theatre.

"Circus Eloize" is coming to the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and the Mayflower in Southampton, and David Johns has been along for a preview.

He spoke to performers Lea Toran Genner and Samuel Charlton.

65 years under the Big Top

Now, have you ever wanted to join the circus? Well, if so, Norman Barrett could probably give you some advice. He's spent practically his entire life under the Big Top. Awarded an MBE in 2010, he is now celebrating his 65th year in the business! Andy Dickenson caught up with the legendary ringmaster in Hove.


Festival closes with highwire delights

The Brighton Festival draws to a close tomorrow after hundreds of performances attended by tens of thousands of visitors.

One of the highlights of this year's event has been the return of the circus - with artists from across the globe performing in all manner of styles.

Andy Dickenson meets some of the producers and performers including David Bates, producer of La Clique, performers Stephen Williams and Ashley Carr, and Camlle Beaumier of No Fit State.