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PUBLISHED: 14:47 27 March 2008 | UPDATED: 10:43 03 July 2010

THERE is still time to catch the thrills and spills of the Moscow State Circus with a change of venue at the Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth with a brand new show.

THERE is still time to catch the thrills and spills of the Moscow State Circus with a change of venue at the Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth with a brand new show.

Originally the circus was to have taken place under the big top at Yarmouth racecourse but this has been changed due to recent wet weather.

Among the breathtaking feats this year will be a wife firing a crossbow William-Tell style taking an apple off her husband's head.

Spokesman Peter Norris said: “The show has 35 of Russia's greatest and most flexible circus performers who have never been seen in this country before. Many of the acts will be pushing the boundaries of human physical ingenuity.”

Mr Norris said: “For the first time, the world's greatest and most daring circus performers will be combining to present the most spectacular circus on earth.”

The circus can be seen until Monday . Performances can be seen at the following times; Friday and Saturday 3pm and 7.45pm; Sunday 3pm and 6pm, Monday 2pm and 5pm.

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