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West End Show review: Machine de Cirque at Peacock Theatre

Jun 02 2022

The Machine de Cirque show at the Peacock Theatre last night was beyond my expectations. I wandered into the theatre expecting a few circus acts, and before I knew it, I was introduced to this ominous yet intriguing scenery from which arose six talented individuals. The acts included a teeterboard, trapeze, a bicycle, juggling clubs, a drum kit and even a bath towel!  The show really surprised me with the way they traversed around the stage and used the cleverly built contraption to display their talents in a fresh and creative way. Throughout the performance, the cast had to rely  on simple machines to push their skills to the limit. The lack of computers in the play make the acts feel raw, just like being at the circus.

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