LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, BOYS AND GIRLS... welcome to the big top blog of Douglas McPherson, author of CIRCUS MANIA, the book described by Gerry Cottle as "A passionate and up-to-date look at the circus and its people."

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Circus cartoons for International Clown Week, August 1 - 7, 2016

Cartoons by Shobba in Truck and  Driver

When I interviewed Ingo Dock, transport manager of the Chinese State Circus in Truck and Driver, the magazine's cartoonist, Shobba, decided to get in on the act with a page of cartoons about circus lorry drivers. Here are a couple of my favourites.

Cartoon by Shobba

Cartoon by Shobba
Animal rights protesters beware?
Cartoon by Shobba

"Gypsies know not to mix it
with the circus!"
- Ingo Dock
, transport manager
of the Chinese State Circus
interviewed in Truck and Driver
For more on moving the Chinese State Circus click here, and read the full story of the UK's most successful travelling circus in Circus Mania - The Ultimate Book For Anyone Who Dreamed of Running Away with the Circus.

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