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Last night the circus came to Birmingham, Cirque Éloize brought the captivating contemporary circus performance Cirkopolis to the stage. For the first Circus production that I’ve ever seen, I preempted the impressive acrobatics but I did not expect it to be so beautifully moving. Whilst Cirque Éloize exudes European humour and typical silly circus moments, the simplicity…

Top Hat

Last night I took a step back in time to the glitz and glamour of the 1930’s and experienced the magical musical Top Hat, based on the classic film starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers. The authenticity of the musical’s music, by the ever so talented Irving Berlin, really created the nostalgia and ambiance of 1930’s Broadway. As the gold…