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Billy Smart's Circus

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The Guv'nor, Billy Smart celebrates fifty years as a showman.
Where once he turned the handle of a roundabout he has raised the biggest
Big Top in Europe.
Tonight friends and artists from far and wide have been invited to his Anniversary Show at Slough which includes:
The Elephant Haute-Ecole, Reco and May, The Four Jungoves, Fle Ming's Sea Lions
and An Aerial Fantasy presenting
The Four Girls in the Moon, Alma Piaia, The Three Peters, Duo Dominici
Your hostess, Kay Smart
The Circus Band
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Contributors

Presented by (The Elephant Haute-Ecole): Billy Smart, Jnr.
Entertainers: Reco and May
Balancing act: The Four Jungoves
Entertainers: The Four Girls in the Moon
Aerialist: Alma Piaia
Performers: The Three Peters
Balancers: Duo Dominici
Equestrian: director, Chris Christian
Hostess: Kay Smart
Circus direction: Ronnie Smart
Circus direction: David Smart
Musicians: The Circus Band
Director: Jack Morgan
Producer: Derek Burrell-Davis

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