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Finnish oddball circus tours in June | Arts News

Finnish oddball circus tours in June

Finland’s Race Horse Company returns to the UK with a circus spectacular Petit Mal, a success on its first visit here two years ago. The tour starts at Stratford Circus, London on 1 & 2 June, then visits Oxford's Playhouse and Poole Lighthouse, ending at Cardiff's Sherman Cymru on 16 & 17 June.

The circus artists of Race Horse Company have emerged from the Finnish underground theatre scene. Break-dancing, martial arts and hip-hop moves fuse with trampoline solos and juggling. The soundtrack is by Tuomas Norvio incorporating music by Bob Dylan, Joy Division and DJ Shadow. The UK tour of Petit Mal is presented by Crying Out Loud.

1 June at 8pm & 2 June at 7pm
Stratford Circus, London
Box office: 0844 357 2625
Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions)
www.stratford-circus.com

8 June at 8pm & 9 June at 7.30pm
Oxford Playhouse, Oxford
Box office: 01865 305305
Tickets: £10.50 - £20.50
www.oxfordplayhouse.com       
There will be a post-performance talk on 8 June

12 & 13 June at 7.30pm
Lighthouse, Poole
Box office: 0844 406 8666
Tickets: £12 (concessions available)
www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

16 June at 7.30pm and 17 June at 3pm
Sherman Cymru, Cardiff
Box office: 029 2064 6900
Tickets: £15 - £22
www.shermancymru.co.uk

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