Creepy characters get set for Great Yarmouth Hippodrome’s first Halloween show

Yarmouth's Hippodrome Circus, Halloween show.

Yarmouth's Hippodrome Circus, Halloween show. - Credit: Nick Butcher

Spooky stunts and ghostly acrobatics are set to dazzle at Great Yarmouth's historic Hippodrome as it hosts its first ever Halloween show.

Yarmouth's Hippodrome Circus, Halloween show.Eric McGill.

Yarmouth's Hippodrome Circus, Halloween show.Eric McGill. - Credit: Nick Butcher

The week-long spooktacular will see the 111-year-old circus building transformed into a ghoulish wonderland to host a cast of creepy acrobatic characters.

The show follows in the footsteps of the popular Easter pirates show, which went down a storm with locals and visitors alike, and has again been written by Jack Jay, youngest son of owner Peter.

Jack said: 'Halloween is a big holiday and it's always appealed to us. We thought what a fun opportunity to encourage everybody to dress up and create a show that's suitable for everybody.

'And the added bonus is the Hippodrome has got added atmosphere and can quite easily be made a creepy place, and with the new set up it feels totally different.'


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The show runs from October 25 to November 2. For more details, and to book, www.hippodromecircus.co.uk

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