Win tickets to see the Circus of Horrors

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

BRITAIN'S best collection of death defying and bizarre acts return to the stage at The Playhouse next month when The Circus of Horrors rolls its way into town.The show combines oddities and sensational circus acts such as voodoo acrobats, aerial acts including trapeze artists, pyrotechnics and even some blood-curdling stunts. It is more than a decade since the Circus of Horrors reared its head at the Glastonbury Festival 1995. Since then it has toured extensively and relentlessly around the world, achieving cult status and dragging circus screaming and shouting into the 21st century.The Circus of Horrors will bring its cargo of chainsaws, coffins, pickled people and assortment of freaks to Weston on March 14 and 15.The ringmaster, Doktor Haze, describes the new show as "the world's greatest, most grotesque, daring, anarchic and bizarre circus."Sparks will fly during the show which is packed with shocks and surprises designed to keep the audience on the edge of their seats, when not falling off them with laughter.The Circus of Horrors contains some nudity and language of an adult nature and is not deemed suitable for children under 12. Older children should be accompanied by parents/guardians and the show also contains strobe lighting, pyrotechnics and lots of fake blood.Tickets, priced £10-18, are available from the box office on 01934 645544. * The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer one lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see the show.To enter, please answer the following question: What is the circus ringmaster's name?* Closes: 9am on March 8. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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