Audacious Mr Astley

Awarded 5 stars at the 2018 Fringe and written and performed by professional ringmaster Chris Barltrop, this is a unique insider's view of entertainment history.

Audacious Mr Astley

About Audacious Mr Astley

Meet the man who invented the circus! Presenting Sergeant-Major Philip Astley, late of His Majesty's Royal Regiment of Light Dragoons. Master equestrian, horse-trainer, and proprietor of the celebrated Astley's Amphitheatre, Westminster Bridge. At your service to recount a most h'interesting and h'informative history!

Written and performed by professional ringmaster Chris Barltrop - a unique insider's view of entertainment history. Awarded 5 stars at the 2018 Fringe, back in 2019 by special invitation.

Venue 33: Pleasance Courtyard

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