Circus (disambiguation)


A circus is a traveling company of performers that may include acrobats, clowns, trained animals, and other novelty acts.

Circus may also refer to:

In music

In film

In television

  • Circus, a Canadian television series consisting of circus acts that aired on CTV from 1978 to 1985
  • An episode of Glenn Martin, DDS, now the episode is called "The Grossest Show On Earth"
  • Circus (TV series), an Indian TV series starring Shahrukh Khan and Ashutosh Gowariker
  • Circus Action, a Taiwanese television series consisting of four young men engaging in ridiculous behavior
  • A six part PBS documentary about the 2008–09 season of the Big Apple Circus
  • "Circus", an episode of the Adult Swim animated television series, Aqua Teen Hunger Force

In literature

  • Circus (novel), a novel by Alistair MacLean
  • Circus (magazine), a now-defunct publication which covered the rock scene, much like Rolling Stone magazine
  • In many novels by John le Carré, the British Secret Intelligence Service is referred to as "The Circus", due to its (fictional) location in Cambridge Circus, London

In other entertainment

Open spaces

Other uses

  • Circus (building), an open-air venue used for public events in the Roman Empire
  • Circus (genus), the largest genus of harriers, a type of bird of prey
  • Circus (typeface) a display font with Circus poster features
  • Media circus, overblown media coverage of a news event, such as a trial
  • The Circus, a nickname for Britain's Secret Intelligence Service or MI6, originally coined by John le Carré in his espionage novels.
  • The Creative Circus, an advertising portfolio school in Atlanta, Georgia.

See also

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