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We’re Back

6 months ago 1 1107

WE’RE BACK After a long and anxious wait, we’re thrilled to announce that following the government’s recent announcement, The Hippodrome will return this summer from Saturday August 1st. We are planning a unique 2020 Summer Special, which will include all of your favourite elements from our award winning show. Amazing acrobats, aerialists, daring stunts, dancers, swimmers and of course the world famous Water Spectacular. All hosted by Jack Jay and the Hilarious Johnny Mac, its been a long start to the year, its time to finally say ‘I’m Enjoying Myself!’ We will of course we operating in a covid safe way and continuing to adhere to social distancing guidelines throughout the theatre. There will be a limited capacity within the auditorium to allow for safe spacing of audience members, so you can rest assured that your  experience can be as safe and enjoyable as possible. Because of the limited seats

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Extra information and FAQ regarding 2020 Summer Show

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Extra information regarding 2020 Summer Show Can me and my family sit together or will be be distanced apart? Yes your whole booking will be able to sit together, side by side. The next group will then be safely booked with a distance inbetween. How much space will there be between my group and the next? There will be safe social distancing between your group and the next. In most cases there is going to be a full empty row infront and behind your party. With a social distanced spaces to the sides of you before the next group is seated. How do I book? You can only book over the phone with our box office, not online. We have a dedicated booking hotline 01493 738877 Why can’t I book online? In order to safely and efficiently book each performance, this must be done by our trained staff to ensure

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The Hippodrome’s Easter blockbuster show Pirates Live! Returns on the 2nd to 26th April, with a brand new production for 2020. This all action pirate water show has been called “phenomenal” by the Eastern Daily Press and for good reason, this immense production brings together a motley crew of pirates, fire eaters, acrobats, aerialists and hilarious comedy in an experience like no other. It’s also the first chance of 2020 to come along and have riotous fun with hilarious comedian and Hippodrome favourite Johnny Mac. Johnny will once again join up with Hippodrome host Jack Jay on a pirate adventure like no other. One things for sure he will be “Enjoying himself”. Johnny will also be appearing at The Hippodrome throughout the year in the Summer Spectacular and Halloween Spooktacular 2020. Pirates Live! is now firmly established as the countries biggest and best pirates show, with all the action taking

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1 year ago 5 2026

THE GREATEST CIRCUS CELEBRATION THIS SUMMER Beginning on July 10th The Hippodrome Great Yarmouth is presenting a special edition of its world famous Summer Circus and Water Spectacular as The Hippodromes legendary owner Peter Jay celebrates 40 years of world class shows.  Peter Jay bought the Hippodrome Circus in 1978 and produced his first circus production in 1981. Since then Peter and the Jay family have gone on to revolutionise the circus world and establish themselves and The Hippodrome as one of the biggest and best shows around the world.  With a line-up of the world’s most dynamic, exciting and enthralling circus talent, this year’s Summer show is promising to be bigger and better than ever. Jack Jay the show’s producer and ringmaster said ” We always try to make our shows bigger and better than ever, but this year we really wanted to go all out and make it the ultimate celebration not just of this amazing anniversary but also

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The Hippodrome Circus announced today that they had secured the talents of Norfolk based comedy star Ben Langley for the this year’s Christmas Spectacular.   Ben, who has been the star of the Theatre Royal Pantomime for the last five years, was shocked to hear that his contract would not be renewed for this coming season. It also left thousands of his fans wondering where the madcap comedian would be appearing next.   Today the news has finally been released that Ben will be appearing alongside ringmaster Jack Jay and a huge international circus cast in the 2019 festive show. Jack, who is also the producer of the show said he was over the moon to welcome Ben to the team, “We have always been big admirers of Ben’s comedy work, he obviously was a huge hit when he appeared on Britain’s Got Talent and had cemented himself as a

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Halloween Spooktacular 2018 – Time to get Spooky!!

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With Halloween just around the corner, The Hippodrome is preparing for a brand new Spooktacular show and is asking families to get their fancy dress costumes ready for their biggest Halloween party yet!   Producer Jack Jay said “This is by far and away our most ambitious Halloween show to date, combining amazing circus with an all new spooky family adventure through a haunted museum. The arena is completely transformed into another world, with huge theatrical sets and stunning projections and immersive lighting.” Johnny Mac, who will be joining Jack on this spooky adventure can’t wait to welcome families for this special holiday “Halloween is always so much fun, it’s a real party atmosphere from start to finish. We always encourage everyone to get involved and come along in fancy dress, you know I’ll be “enjoying myself!’   The show itself will see Jack Jay and Johnny Mac trying to

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2 years ago 2 3226

Great Yarmouth is set to be the centre of a nationwide celebration of circus this summer as The Hippodrome Circus headlines the ‘six cities of circus’ events.   All over the UK events have been taking place to celebrate the 250th anniversary of circus being created right here in England, and none will be bigger than at the historic 115 year old Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth.   Producer Jack Jay has called it an all star cast of world class circus acts saying “Every year we try to make our shows bigger and better, this year we wanted to make sure it was our best lineup ever, We’ve got sensational flying trapeze artists from Australia and Japan, Olympic quality gymnasts from the Ukraine, and literally the world’s best juggler from Mexico. We cannot wait!” The cast will also be joined by Sydney Australia born daredevil Sascha Williams who represented The

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Hippodrome Star Sascha Williams to appear on Britains Got Talent Finals

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Great Yarmouth Hippodrome star makes Britain’s got talent Finals Daredevil Australian circus performer Sascha Williams, from The Hippodrome Circus Great Yarmouth, has made it to the semi finals of Britain’s Got Talent after a sensational audition.   Sascha may well be familiar to audiences of The Hippodrome has he has appeared several times in their award winning productions. His success came as no surprise to Jack Jay the producer of the Hippodrome who said. “Sascha is truly a world class talent and how been wowing audiences in our shows every time he makes an appearance, his skills and daredevil stunts are second to none and we are over the moon he has the chance to go further in the competition.”   His audition was the very first on this years show and left the panel of Judges gobsmacked. Simon Cowell said “This has to be the most difficult acrobatic act

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Do you have what it takes to be a Pirate?

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The Hippodrome’s Easter blockbuster show Pirates Live! returns on the 28th March, with a brand new production for 2018. This all action pirate water show has been called “phenomenal” by the Eastern Daily Press and for good reason, this immense production brings together a motley crew of pirates, fire eaters, acrobats, aerialists and hilarious comedy in an experience like no other. This year however stars of Pirates Live! Jack Jay and comedian Johnny Mac have said that audiences better get prepared to get involved themselves as members of their pirate crews. Jack, who plays Captain Jack Hawkseye said “This show is always very interactive, but this year will be like no other. The audience is truly going to become part of our pirate crew and even take part in some swashbuckling missions alongside us” Johnny Mac aka pirate Johnny can’t wait for the fun to start “ Pirates Live! is always

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Jack and Johnny Spooky Museum Fun!

Jack and Johnny’s Spooky museum fun…

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Join Jack and Johnny for some spooky fun this Halloween at The Hippodrome Great Yarmouth.