A magic show in the round, with a set of family friendly ‘Sideshow’ enticements where a small group is guided along the exhibits by the magician and showman. Each chosen sideshow story is created through magic and is presented with huge knowledge, passion and fun for the audience who are either sat down in one place as the sideshows are presented in a theatre style presentation, or as a walk around event, stopping at each sideshow frontage for a glimpse of the history and fun our predecessors had around the world fairs.
Welcome to the midway. A sideshow is an attraction for the curious. Richard Leigh has recreated some wonderful old stories from this fascinating world of the bizarre and has created some new stories for your delectable viewing pleasure.
A cavalcade of colourful magical delights presented by showman and magician Richard Leigh. A selection of magic cameos to entice you to enter the attractions of wonder. Recreations of some of the strange pieces of entertainment from the oddball fairgrounds and carnivals of yesteryear.
Say ‘hello’ to ‘The Imfamous Bearded Lady’. Throw in some coins and make a wish in ‘The Wishing Well’ Side Show. ‘Scream as the blade falls on ‘The French Guillotine’. Gasp at ‘The Human Pin Cushion’, Marvel at ‘The Fastest Mathematician’, Double take at the circus rendition of an old favourite illusion – ‘Metamorphosis’ and then for the bravest of the brave …. dare you go in to see ‘The Man Eating Chicken’.
All Side Show attractions are created through magic and illusion. This show is just pure and simple fun, for all ages.
Duration: Theatre: 80 minutes. There is no interval.
Or split into modular 12 minute scenes for cruise ship contracts.
SCREAM IF YOU WANT TO GO FASTER!
Star rated out of 5
Richard Leigh was incredible; he was welcoming, highly entertaining and very engaging. The show was lovingly and enthusiastically executed.
Miriam Strohe. 5 stars.
Delightful entertainment for children and intriguing for adults. Excellent level of audience participation which pleased our daughter no end.
Excellent magic from a master showman, highly recommended!
Elizabeth Turner. 5 stars