Marée Basse
London International Mime Festival

17 - 21 January 2017 / 18:30, 13:00
The Pit

Imagine that low-tide moment of the day when everything slows down and thoughts turn to opening a good bottle. Faded variety acrobats Benjamin and Mickaël get through more than one in this expertly crafted hour of laidback one-upmanship, which rolls out in their ramshackle, weird labour-saving home.

Sit back 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 is their absurd manipulation of everyday objects.

French company Sacekripa came together at the prestigious Lido Centre and School in Toulouse, alma mater of leading European contemporary circus artists.

60 mins/no interval

Age guidance 8+

20 Jan
Post-show talk

Free to same-day ticket holders

Sacekripa Marée Basse Trailer


Presented by the Barbican in association with London International Mime Festival

Co-produced by Theater op de Markt – Dommelhof in Neerpelt, CIRCA, pôle national des arts du cirque – Auch and Office Municipal de la Culture de Puget-Théniers


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