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Buxton Opera House

The Circus of Horrors

31 Jan 2017

The Circus of Horrors

The Circus of Horrors


The Never-Ending Nightmare

The Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary as it takes to the road with its latest incarnation The Never-ending Nightmare. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into a ‘Alice in Horrorland’ type story driven by a mainly original soundscape & performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek!

This is not the first time that The Circus of Horrors has created history as 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.

The Circus Of Horrors’ appearances on various subsequent TV shows have turned what started as a cult show into a household name – 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 and a Royal Command performance.

The Circus of Horrors started it’s gruesome beginnings at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring all over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Foo Fighters and many more.

Ages 16  &over only.


“If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil then you would be only half way there”




“The Circus of Horrors completely WOWED the audience” - Daily Mail

“A bloody great night out” - Times

“Freaking awesome” - Sun

“Bloody good fun - Barnum would be proud” - Time Out

“Circus without a condom” - Telegraph

“Bloody marvelous” - Edinburgh Festival

“Bloodthirsty and burlesque” - Independent

Dates and Prices

Dates: Tuesday 31 January 7.30pm

Tickets: £22-£26

Matcham: 12% off

Groups (8+)/Senior/Disabled: £2 off (not Dress Circle)
JSA/Income Support/Students: ½ price (not Dress Circle)

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