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Nola Rae
17 - 21 Jan

The Pit

Tue 17 - Sat 21 Jan
Tue-Sat 6.30pm, Sat Mat 1pm
UK Premiere

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Tel: 0845 120 7511
60 mins / no interval
Age Guidance: 8+
£3 transaction fee applies online.
£4 transaction fee applies by phone.
After-show discussion:
Fri 20 Jan

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Marée basse – the low tide moment of the day, when everything seems to slow down and thoughts might turn to opening a good bottle.

Faded variety acrobats Benjamin and Mickael open more than one, as this expertly crafted sixty minutes of lazy one-upmanship rolls out in their ramshackle but weirdly labour-saving home.

Sit back, relax and pass some quality downtime with them. They can still impress with feats of drinking, apple peeling, knife throwing, balancing and sheer strength. Not for the faint hearted!

Sacekripa came together at the prestigious Lido Circus School in Toulouse, alma mater of Aurélien Bory and many other top names in French contemporary circus.

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"Ingenious, funny and intelligent"

Time Out, Paris

"★★★★ Immaculately skilful. Such impeccable lightness...delightful"


"★★★ A lovely low-key show. De Matteïs and Le Guen know exactly what they are doing"

The Guardian




Devised and performed by
Benjamin De Matteïs and Mickael Le Guen
Outside eye: Stephane Filloque

Production: Cie Sacekripa
Co-production: Theater op de Markt, Dommelhof, Neerpelt. CIRCA,
Pôle National des Arts du Cirque, Auch. Office Municipal de la Culture de Puget Thenier.

With support from:
Conseil Général de Haute Garonne;
Conseil Régional Midi-Pyrénées;
Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication;
DGCA, Mairie de Toulouse;
Le Lido, Centre des Arts du Cirque de Toulouse;
Mairie de Montberon;
La Grainerie.

This visit to London is supported by
Institut français