It's from Moscow with love

Russian performers Tatsiana Paltauskaya, Katya Martesivich and Oxana Belyaeva are ready to wow Great Moscow Circus audiences this week.
Russian performers Tatsiana Paltauskaya, Katya Martesivich and Oxana Belyaeva are ready to wow Great Moscow Circus audiences this week. Sharyn O'Neill

DAREDEVILS, comedy and other entertaining acts that will have you on the edge of your seat will be featured at the Great Moscow Circus, in town this week.

General manager of Great Moscow Circus Greg Hall said everything was new.

"The last time we were in Rockhampton was three years ago as part of our fourth national regional tour," he said.

"This is the brand new fifth national regional tour of Australia.

"It's all totally different acts."

Mr Hall said one of the highlights was the Russian double swing, where performers catapulted between two swings, reaching heights of about 15m in the air.

He said there was also a comedy act that would have everyone rolling on the floor laughing, but it was too hard to describe accurately in words.


Circus info

  • Where: The cricket grounds in Goodsall St
  • When: Tonight, Thursday and Friday 7.30pm; Saturday 1pm, 4pm and 7.30pm; Sunday noon
  • Cost: $25 to $60 for adults and $16-$42 for children, depending on where you want to sit
  • Box office on site open 10am daily, or phone 0429 MOSCOW.

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