My in-spotlight focus is simple: Give people lots to smile about, put the best possible on stage and share positive experiences.
Some see ‘entertainment’ and ‘circus’ as just jokes and spectacle, but I’ve always found that if you’re going to stand in front of an audience, you might as well say something meaningful.
These days I do less of the solo career that worked my way around the world for 15 years. Now I’m more about pulling artists and themes together, to combine a theatrical narrative with spectacle and bring meaning through engaging live performance. And in writing that sentence, I’ve become a post-40 hipster!!
That little circus that Helen and I founded in 2006? Let’s Circus now do Entertainment shows like these projects that I have produced and directed
Bespoke Private Circus Productions
High impact productions with fantastic acts, produced with passion for discerning clients.
Land Art, Fire Installations and Spectacle
Elements of Balance was a commission of Visual Spectacle for Harrogate International Festival 2022 via Culture Creative
Heritage Venue Performance and Live Broadcast event
A Covid-Secure performance and live online broadcast as party of 2020’s Northumberland Miners’ Picnic at Woodhorn Colliery, Northumberland. The UK’s first legal live performance during the pandemic.
Something Spooky – Halloween Outdoor Productions
2017/19 Halloween Seasons we have produced large scale immersive promenade theatre performances and outdoor amphitheatre shows
The Greatest Nutcracker
What do you get when you combine The Greatest Showman with the Nutcracker?
Our family friendly Hollywood blockbuster mashup, as seen here in outdoor spectacle format
Meanwhile, there is that whole ‘climbing inside a balloon to make grown men cry with laughter’ thing.
I still do that.
Visit the Balloonatic’s website
And how about the roaming act – Tour de farce – the world’s only self driving human balloons!
Here’s the BBC’s reflection on one of my most infamous roles – 1 hr on the 4th plinth at Trafalgar Square inside a balloon