Admittedly, I’m not new to La Clique – it’s been going for two decades now and first started at the Edinburgh Fringe all those years ago – so a) its reputation proceeds it, and even if it didn’t, b) I know from experience it’s previously produced some of the best circus and variety on the circuit (circus circuit?).
Tutu is a therapeutic experience for anyone who feels confined by expectations. The show seamlessly blends slapstick comedy and philosophical insights, achieving its ambitious goals with flying colours.
A Terrible Show for Terrible People is a predatory mime act about finding a man and dealing with ghosts and pickles. It’ll grab you silently by the collar and wobble a foot in your face and likely at the same time.
A circus might have someone fling themselves daringly from one tower to another without missing or falling short and landing unpleasantly with a flop on the hard ground. Circa: Humans 2.0 has the flings, but the towers are made from people.
The queue snaked down the side of the Famous Spiegeltent and deep into its new home in St Andrew’s Square. Expectations were dangerously high for La Clique and when the doors finally opened, only 20 or so minutes late, the crowd quickly but orderly filed in to grab the few good seats. First off; La […]