Dea Birkett

In defence of circus animals

27 October 2018 9:00 am

In a British circus, you will no longer find big cats, dancing bears or sea lions balancing on balls. Anne,…

Advertisement for circus acts at the Da Shi Jie entertainment complex, Shanghai

The circus visits every corner of the globe — even Antarctica

13 October 2018 9:00 am

We’re celebrating 250 years of circus this year. In 1768, the retired cavalryman and entrepreneur Philip Astley, together with his…