Circus of Horrors
19 March 2019
Imagine a brilliant rock show combined with amazing, bizarre & dare devil Circus acts a stella light show and all performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek. If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil you would be half way there!
The Circus of Horrors is back with a bang & a brand new show, Psycho Asylum which includes an amazing amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, a show that will have you sat on the edge of your seat when not falling off it with laughter.
The almighty cast that stormed into the finals of Britain's Got Talent is now a West End & World Wide Hit. Taking you on a roller coaster ride of sword swallowers, cross bow & knife trowing ultra vixens, flaming hula hooping divas, hair hangers, strong men, whirlwind acrobats, twisted contortionists, sinister aerialists, the darkest of Magic & lots lots more.
It is a circus like no other and a show you simply can't afford to miss.
Whether your a metal head or theatre goer The Circus of Horrors has something for everyone, listed number 2, just behind Guns n Roses and ahead of Marilyn Manson & Ozzy Osbourne at this years Download Festival & previously winner of the UKs top contemporary Circus - celebrating an astounding 23 years on the road with it's latest incarnation Psycho Asylum.
‘You have to go & see this if, one day something will go wrong & you will be able to say I was there’ Graham Norton
'Thats what I call entertainment' David Hasselhoff
'I loved it' Simon Cowell
'Like Rocky Horrors on acid' Amanda Holden
‘Totally Unbelievable’ Scott Mills, Radio 1
'A Brilliant marriage between Circus & Cabaret' Judge Rinder
2018 see's the 250th anniversary of 'the Circus' after its invention by Major Philip Astley on London's South-bank in 1768, an institution that is as popular today than it has ever been. However circus has changed more in the last 30 years than in the 220 years previously, a change inspired by Circus Archaos, Cirque Du Soleil & the UK's own Circus of Horrors.
The Circus of Horrors started it’s gruesome begging's at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring all over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey - including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Foo Fighters, Rammstien, Guns & Roses, Marilyn Manson, Ozzy Osbourne and many more.
Each year it undertakes a 100 venue UK theatre tour in addition to Festivals throughout the World including Download (3 times), Reading, Leeds, Isle of White, T in the Park etc in the UK, Fuji Rock Festival in Japan (twice), Wacken festival in Germany plus shows in Chile, Uruguay, Holland, Belgium, Argentina, France, Italy, Ireland, Finland, Hong Kong and Moscow where it created history by becoming the 1st UK Circus ever to perform in Russia. And an astounding 10 nights in London's O2.
It is not the 1st time however that The Circus of Horrors has created history, it became the only circus ever to reach the finals of Britain's Got Talent and the 1st Circus to perform in London's West End for over 100 years, & the only Circus to perform in a single venue in London (The Roundhouse) for an astounding 24 weeks, (previous record was 17 weeks).
In addition to BGT it's appearances on various other TV shows have turned what set out as a cult show into a household name, without compromise – taking the extreme to the mainstream, Its TV credits now also boast The X Factor, The Slammer, Daybreak, Fairground Attractions, Who wants to be a Millionaire, Body Shockers, Fake Reaction, This Morning, Ant & Dec, The One Show & A Royal Command Performance & even an appearance on Judge Rinder!!!!
Early Bird tickets active from 16 Jul - 31 October.
Standard ticket prices active from 1 November 2018
£31.50 (inc admin and facility fee) – Concession £28 (inc admin and facility fee)
£28 (inc admin and facility fee) – Concession £24 (inc admin and facility fee)
£23.75 (inc admin and facility fee)
Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to Echo Arena.
The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.
For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk
For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. Echo Arena is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.
From the North...
Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.
From the South...
Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront.
From the south...
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
Echo Arena is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of Echo Arena, while Manchester’s international airport is just 45 minutes away by car.
- Merseytravel (rail, ferry and bus timetables)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- Manchester Airport
- Visit Liverpool (Tourism website)
- Virgin Trains (mainline services from Liverpool Lime Street)
Frequently Asked Questions
The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park onsite is currently closed. There is plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.
This event is in The Auditorium Liverpool. This is a standard seating layout for The Auditorium Liverpool for guidance only, as each event layout is unique, so please refer to the individual plan provided when booking your tickets online as the actual layout may differ from this image. The entrance to the venue can be seen here.