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."
Friday, 6 June 2014
Thomas Chipperfield - Chief lion trainer and raffle ticket salesman
Thomas Chipperfield, Britain's only big cat trainer, proves there are no divas in the circus, as he parades the raffle prizes in the interval at Peter Jolly's Circus. Click here to read a review of the show.
For the inside story on the lives of Britain's hardest working entertainers, the clowns and trapeze flyers who also work on the hot dog stand, put up the posters, drive the lorries and build the big top, read Circus Mania - The Ultimate Book for Anyone who Dreamed of Running Away with the Circus! Click here to buy from Amazon.