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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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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?

1 year ago 3 918

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.

Pirate of the Year Competition 2017

2 years ago 2 913

This easter Pirates Live the all action pirate water show will be hosting the first Pirate of The Year competition.   Firstly the show itself, which has been written by popular comedy duo Jack Jay and Johnny Mac, will centre around the ferocious swashbuckling battle between pirates from all corners of the world to become Pirate of the Year and claim the prize treasure. The show is packed full of sensational circus acts, fire breathers, and insane comedy antics. All set in the incredible immersive staging created especially for the Hippodromes legendary arena   But there will also be the chance for the audience to enter the competition themselves and take home an amazing “treasure chest” of Hippodrome prizes for themselves. The top prize will include, VIP tickets to The Hippodromes Summer Spectacular, personalized signed posters and souvenir programs, a signed I’m Enjoying Myself T shirt from Johnny Mac and

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The Hippodrome returns this summer with an all new world class spectacular circus and water show featuring the world’s best circus artistes in a brand new block buster show – from the USA, RINGLING BROS BARNUM AND BAILEY circus THE FLYING PAGES a classic flying trapeze act with the legendary triple summersault and terrifying 40ft leaps from the Russian swing, – return of the world’s best juggler ROBERTO KARLOS direct from a south American tour with Cirque du Soleil, with a new twist in honour of the latest star wars film – see it to believe it! – from Italy a brand new act that is set to take the circus world by storm, the TOGNI BROTHERS from the respected Italian royal dynasty of circus. Peter Jay said ‘we have been searching for an act like this for many years and have never ever had one in our 35 years

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May Bank Holiday Fun!

4 years ago 4 2269

Thanks to everyone who came down to see Clive Webb and Danny Adams in Cirque Du Hilarious last week. Loads of fun and complete mayhem as usual. Clive and Danny are back on tour all the way through 2015 and will hopefully be returning to The Hippodrome in 2016