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Circus of Horrors

Overview

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation The Psycho... Read More

Age guidance: 16+

Overview

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation The Psycho... Read More

Age guidance: 16+

Circus of Horrors

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation The Psycho Asylum

The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre and fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational shock/horror story and the darkest of magic - taking the show to a whole new level, a rock n roll roller coaster of a show with a mainly original soundscape and performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek, you’ll certainly die laughing.

‘I loved it'
Simon Cowell.

‘Fantastic, that’s what I call entertainment’
David Hasselhoff.

‘Totally Unbelievable’ 
Scott Mills, Radio 1.

‘You have to go & see this if, one day something will go wrong & you will be able to say I was there’ 
Graham Norton.

Annually the Circus of Horrors plays over 100 UK theatres and this tour has expanded to take in festivals throughout the world including The Fuji Rock Festival in Japan (twice), the Wacken Festival in Germany plus shows in Chile, Uruguay, Holland, Belgium, Argentina, France, Italy, Ireland, Finland, Hong Kong and Moscow where it became the 1st UK Circus ever to perform in Russia. The show also played an astounding 10 nights at London's O2.

This is not the first time that The Circus of Horrors has created history as it became the only circus ever to reach the finals of Britain’s Got Talent and the first circus to perform in London's West End for over 100 years.

The Circus Of Horrors’ appearances on various subsequent TV shows have turned what started as a cult show into a household name – taking the extreme to the mainstream. Its’ TV credits now also boast The X Factor, The Slammer, Daybreak, Fairground Attractions, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Body Shockers, Fake Reaction, This Morning, Ant & Dec, The One Show and A Royal Command Performance.

The Circus of Horrors started it’s gruesome beginnings at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring all over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Foo Fighters and many more.

Age advisory 16+. The Circus of Horrors contains some nudity and language of an adult nature and is not suitable for children.

Circus of Horrors

There are no booking fees for this production.

However, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £2.85 Transaction fee.

Circus of Horrors Access

Booking Information

Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

Grand Opera House Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Please contact your access champion at the theatre here.

Audio description is provided for many of the week long shows and may be booked in advance by contacting the box office. Headsets can be collected from the box office on arrival at the theatre.A Touch tour takes place 1hour before the audio described matinee performance begins and must be booked at least 7 days in advance.


Access Performances
  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

There is disabled access to the stalls level auditorium and bar via Kings Street. We also have allocated spaces for wheelchairs chairs on the end of rows G, H, M, N and R. These will need to be requested at the time of booking.

Please Note that due to this venue being a listed building, the Grand Opera House does not have a lift.  


A Sennheiser Infra Red Hearing System is available for people with hearing impairments. Please collect a headset from Front of House staff. The system may not be compatible with all types of hearing aids. 


Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.

We have a disabled toilet in the stalls, located by the disabled access point.

Grand Opera House York Information

Grand Opera House York
  • See our Access Info tab for more info.
  • Enjoy our Stalls, Dress and Grand and the main Foyer Bars.
  • We have coffee making facilities in our Foyer Bar.
  • Enjoy a VIP package for only £20 on top of your ticket price.
  • There is no cloakroom available at this venue.
Grand Opera House York

Clifford and Cumberland Street
York

North Yorkshire
YO1 9SW


Contact Information
Telephone Booking : 0844 871 3024

Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

Groups Bookings : 0333 009 5391

Calls charged at local rate.

Access Bookings : 0800 912 6971

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Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority.  As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

Due to regulations any tins, cans and glass bottles are not permitted in the auditorium.  These items will be confiscated on the door and returned at the end of the show.

 
Grand Opera House Box Office Opening Hours

Mon - Sat 12pm - 5.30pm

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Circus of Horrors Group Bookings

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Groups Booking line: 0333 009 5385 Calls charged at local rate.

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