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Infinita @ Peacock Theatre (London International Mime Festival 2016) Review

The Berlin-based company FAMILIE FLÖZ was founded in 1994 and has pioneered a new European mask theatre. Their stories are developed in a creatively collective process and every production starts out with a new ensemble. After presenting their sell-out shows Teatro Delusio, Ristorante Immortale and Hotel Paradiso, these masters of mask theatre explore the friendship of three men, from infancy to old age and the reality of death in their beautiful production Infinita.

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HORROR @PEACOCK THEATRE (LONDON INTERNATIONAL MIME FESTIVAL 2016) REVIEW

 

If you believe that a theatre performance cannot be truly scary because The Woman in Black left you unimpressed and Ghost Stories was only slightly frightening, you should see Jakop Ahlborn’s homage to the horror-movie genre: a truly gruesome and genuinely terrifying show – but also quite funny.

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Traces @ The Peacock Theatre (Sadler’s Wells) Review

There is a moment in Le 7 Doigts de la Main‘s Traces, just before the interval, when one of the performers climbs a metal pole using his hands and feet. In most shows this would be a highlight, a moment of awe for the audience to take in. In Traces the athletisism on display is such that this one doesn‘t even register, it‘s a warm up for another move that leaves the audience breathless.

  
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Titanium @ The Peacock Theatre (Sadler’s Wells) Review

Some things in life are simply, inarguably, cool. Titanium, the new show on at The Peacock Theatre, produced by Sadler‘s Wells is one of those things. Combining traditional Flamenco dancing with Hip-Hop, under some hip-hop influenced Flamenco music it moves breathlessly from moment to moment leaving the audience gasping as the performers sweat on stage.

 
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Win a pair of tickets to watch Legend of the Sun at the Peacock Theatre!

What better way to shrug off the wintry blues than by escaping for 2 hours in one of London’s best loved theatres? For 2 nights only, the Peacock Theatre (Sadler’s Wells) will play host to CPAA Theatre‘s production of The Legend of the Sun. Rooted in Chinese folklore, The Legend of the Sun maps out a land devoid of any sunlight. Cue a perilous tale of adventure, discovery and vivacity as a young mother steps up to the challenge to seek out the enigmatic sun.

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The Snowman @ The Peacock Theatre Review

The Snowman is back after 16 seasons for one more Christmas at the Peacock Theatre. This endearing story, based on the children’s book written by Raymond Briggs, tells us about a little boy named James and his friendship with a snowman that he himself built and on one wintery day came to life.

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Jump @ The Peacock Theatre (Sadler’s Wells) Review

The premise behind Jump is a basic one: a family who happen to be tremendously-talented acrobatic martial artists. Burglars find out they’ve picked the wrong family to mess with. Hilarity ensues, to a sound between a 90s Nintendo game and an oriental meditation tape.

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Flash Mob @ The Peacock Theatre Review

So you’re doing your weekly shop, leisurely scanning through the frozen foods aisle when suddenly the seemingly casual shop assistant breaks out into a song and dance. Before you know it, you’re surrounded by a crowd of unassuming customers turned undercover professional dancers who all miraculously appear to perform a perfectly choreographed sequence in unison! Cue the era of the Flash Mob! A momentary break out into the unexpected, the exuberant and the usual!

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Havana Rakatan @ Peacock Theatre Review

Strictly Come Dancing provides one of the only opportunities in the UK to witness the dance forms of Ballroom and Latin. Bringing the life and soul of the Rumba to the Tango into the nation’s living rooms every Saturday Night, it’s always sad when the show draws to a close. Cue Havana Rakatan, a bold, vivacious and celebratory production picking up from where Strictly left off with a dose of Cuban fearlessness and passion!

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The Merchants of Bollywood @ The Peacock Theatre Review

The Bollywood film industry is a million dollar empire that has seen the likes of Amitabh Bachchan to Aishwarya Rai grace many a screen. An aspirational career for many, hopefuls flock to the bright lights of Mumbai for the chance to gain their lucky break…

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