Cirque Berserk is Back in The West End!

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Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk!, brings its record-breaking show back to London’s West End, at The Garrick Theatre from 25 August – 11 September 2021. 

The hair-raising and hilarious Cirque Berserk! celebrates its return to the stage, following the cancellation of its performances in March last year due to lockdown restrictions. Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, the 2021 show features audiences’ favourite Berserk! acts from around the world plus some thrilling new ones. 

A unique collaboration between classical circus artists, some from tenth generation circus families, and a theatrical creative team, Cirque Berserk! is the UK’s biggest and most diverse full-scale circus production created especially for proscenium-arch theatres.

This astoundingly talented international troupe features over thirty acrobats, aerialists and daredevil stuntmen showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, including the legendary high-speed motorcycle ‘Globe of Death’.  

The company has performed throughout the UK and internationally, and is a regular must-see at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it has established itself as the Fringe’s best-selling show of all time.  

Tickets are on sale from Friday 25 June at 10 am.  


‘This amazing show is like Cirque du Soleil on steroids… brings the big boys to the big top in an outrageous, death-defying circus that will leave you gasping for breath.The Daily Express

Great for kids and even better for adults! The Sun

Martin ‘Zippo’ Burton, Cirque Berserk! Founder and Producer said, We are so pleased to be bringing Cirque Berserk! back to the West End this August. It has been a challenging time for most arts organisations, including ours, so we’re pleased to be back on stage doing what we do best – entertaining audiences through ‘hold your breath’ moments and the sheer joy of witnessing the unimaginable. We are so excited to welcome back our audiences to enjoy the slice of culture we offer, but also to welcome new ones! The circus attracts a lot of first-time theatre-goers, establishing someone’s love and hunger for live entertainment, which is essential during these times. Cirque Berserk! is entirely non-verbal, and appeals to audiences of all ages. 

Performance includes loud noises, flashing lights, smoke effects and real motorbikes. 


Founder and Producer: Martin ‘Zippo’ Burton

Production Director: Beau Denning   

Creative Director: Julius Green

Movement Director: Dede McGarrity

Set Design: Sean Cavanagh 

Costume Design: Dianne Kelly

 Lighting Design: Mike Robertson 

Sound Design: Matthew Bugg  


Cirque Berserk!   

The Garrick Theatre 

2 Charing Cross Road,  



Booking number:  0330 333 4811 


Ticket prices £20 to £59.50 (special discounts for children) 

Running time: 1 hour 45 minutes (includes an interval) 

Tickets go on sale Friday 25 June at 10 am 


Wednesday 25 August – Saturday 11 September 2021, performance times vary.  

Press Night: Wednesday 25 August, 7:30 pm 


Twitter – @CirqueBerserkUK 

Instagram – @cirqueberserk 

Facebook – /cirqueberserk 


Official Trailer: Click Here.

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