AN INTERNATIONAL circus is stopping off at a town theatre to provide audience with amazing magic and lots of laughs.

Shone Productions brings International Circus Acts, Circus Spectacular to The Forum Theatre, Barrow on Friday, February 18.

Leading the cast of Circus Spectacular is Bippo The Clown, Gareth ‘Bippo’ Ellis made his debut into performing when he was just nine years old and he’s never looked back, with the support of his parents, Gareth slowly started

to carve his path in show business.

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.

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.

Joining the line-up is the incredible Duo Salsky, Thomas and Collette met while working on Chipperfields Circus in 1989, since then the duo have 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.

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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