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Billy Smart's Circus


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Presenting A Special Gala Show from the world's largest Touring Circus.
The Singing Ringmaster Operatic Star David Hughes introduces:

Tom-toms and totem-poles witch-doctor and fire-eater
and The Great Mohawk Troupe
Quick-fire acrobatics on horseback in full Red Indian war-paint.

Dogs Galore
Louise and her Canine Revue with clown Whimsical Walker

Czechoslovakian State Circus Stars
Gwyn Owen comes direct from Prague but hails from Wales and attempts his unique spinning heel-hold on the high trapeze.

Czech-Stealers on One-Wheelers
The Valia-Bertini Troup

The Sealions of Teddy Lorent
Balancing wizards from California with their own 'pop' group.

Mid-Aerial Magic
Mexico's great flying trapeze stars The Five Ibarras.

Throughout the show
The Irrepressible Don Saunders appears as clown, quick-change artist. Impressionist, musical eccentric but always as Master of Mime.

Grand Finale

(Billy Smart's Touring Circus is appearing at Cardiff)
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Singer/Ringmaster: David Hughes
Acrobatics: The Great Mohawk Troupe
Dog act: Louise and her Canine Revue
Clown: Whimsical Walker
Trapeze artist: Gwyn Owen
Performers: The Vali-Bertini Troup
Sealion act: The Sealions of Teddy Lorent
Aerialists: The Five Ibarras
Clown/Mime artist: Don Saunders
Circus Direction: The Smart Brothers (Ronnie, David, and Billy Jr.)
Musical Director: Ken Griffin
Assistant Producer: Mary David
Producer: Derek Burrell-Davis

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