The Circus Comes to Town
THE CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN!
It’s time to join the circus when Shone Productions brings International Circus Acts, Amazing Magic, and Lots
of Laughs to The Princess Theatre, Hunstanton.
Leading the cast of Circus Spectacular is Bippo The Clown, Gareth ‘Bippo’ Ellis made his debut into performing
when he was just 9 years old & he’s never looked back, with the support of his parents, Gareth slowly started
to carve his path in show business. After buying a small caravan Gareth and his parents used to join Zippos
Circus during school holidays. It was during one of these holidays Gareth was taking part in publicity for the
circus with Zippo himself. When asked by a reporter what his clown name was Martin ‘Zippo’ Burton replied –
“He is a baby Zippo therefore his name is Bippo!” The rest was history! Bippo has since appeared on TV shows
such as Blue Peter, Dick and Dom in The Bungalow, Big Brother, The Sooty Show and even his own BBC3
Documentary ‘Send In The Clowns’.
Bippo is joined by his partner Miss Chelsea, who started her circus career at the tender age of 16 where she
joined one of Britain’s largest touring circuses at that time – Gerry Cottles WOW show in 2012 and she hasn’t
looked back since. Chelsea is a multi-talented performer and has many strings to her bow as not only does she
do her hula hoop act – she has also specialised in many other aspects of circus including, aerial cube, aerial
silks, solo trapeze and roller skating!
With international Juggling Sensation Alfio Macaggi, born in Valencia, Spain, Alfio is a fourth-generation circus
performer from one of Spain’s most famous circus dynasties. At the age of six, Alfio, began juggling,
encouraged by his uncle, who spotted his natural talent and ability, he continued to train and practice. Making
his professional debut as a juggler at the age of Eleven. Alfio has since become one of the most sought-after
performers in circuses across the world.
Joining the line-up is the incredible Duo Salsky, Thomas and Collette met while working on Chipperfields Circus
in 1989, since then the duo has toured the world with their death-defying routines such as The Wheel of
Death, Rolla Rolla and roller skating, keeping it in the family Thomas and Collette’s sons Peter and Dommy ‘The
Salvador Brothers’ just in their teens take to the stage with their incredible acrobatic routines Peter propels
Dommy from his hands up onto his feet and from his feet to his shoulders. Further tricks included spinning
Dommy horizontally on his feet, and from his back to hand to hand with Peter. The brothers have since
appeared on CBBCs ‘Crackerjack’
This show promises to thrill and entertain audiences of all ages!
Producer James Shone says: “Circus Spectacular will be a massive hit with family audiences. The show is packed
with great performers from all walks of life, who have worked hard to craft their skills and become the very
best they can be, mixed with their showmanship and enthusiasm, you will certainly be entertained!”
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