Where and when…
Performances of Audacious Mr Astley :
Saturday 16th March. 12 noon and 2pm. Discovery Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Details and tickets: https://discoverymuseum.org.uk/whats-on/audacious-mr-astley
Waterloo East Theatre, London; Victoria and Albert Museum (extract only); Zippo’s Circus / Circus Friends’ Association; Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (Fringe Festival 2018); Off the Shelf literary festival, Sheffield University; Falcon Hotel, Bromyard, Herefordshire (after-supper event); Regal Studio, Tenbury Wells; St Mark’s C of E Primary Schoool, Eccles, Kent; St Mary’s (Old) Church, Burham, Kent.
Mr Astley also appeared on screen in an interactive display to recount details of the early history of the circus for Sheffield University Library’s special exhibition on circus history curated by the National Fairground and Circus Archive.