Preview – Daredevils and Divas: a Night at the Circus

Daredevils and Divas
(C) BBC.

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the first modern circus, with this film paying homage to the performers.

Hosted by Doug Francisco of The Invisible Circus, this film features performances from many of the country’s best circus performers. These include footage of the first ever high-wire crossing of the River Wear, the Gandini Jugglers, and Britain’s only fully inclusive circus – Extraordinary Bodies – which features disabled acrobats and dancers.

Daredevils and Divas: a Night at the Circus is on BBC Four at 21.00.

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