“The Greatest Showman-P.T.Barnum-The Untold Story” UK theatre tour 2020

P.T. Barnum has been immortalized in Barnum the musical, and the more recent award winning musical. “The Greatest Showman” But was he in reality how he has been portrayed.  P.T. Barnum “The Untold Story” is a 2 hour audio visual presentation which tells the real truth behind P.T. Barnum and his world wide rise to fame as and entrepreneur, hoaxer and circus owner.

Poster advertising "The Greatest Showman - P.T. Barnum The Untold Story"

Playing upon the public’s interest in the unusual and bizarre, P.T. Barnum scoured the world for curiosities, living or dead, genuine or fake. By means of outrageous stunts, repetitive advertising, and exaggerated publicity, Barnum excited international attention, making vast sums of money by displaying, and exploiting those with physical disabilities exploiting and promoting them as “Human Oddities” with names such as “The Four Legged Woman” “The Human Worm” The Ape Woman. The Bearded Lady” “Tom Thumb” Their stories, and many more are featured during this 2 hour show, along with the many amazing animal acts which together made up “The Greatest Show on Earth”

The Untold Story of PT Barnum is also an historical and nostalgic trip back down memory lane for the older generation to the days when the circus came to town. For the younger generation it is a historical journey back to see, and experience the magic of the circus, which they may never have seen, or experienced, which sadly has now all but disappeared for ever.

The show contains 140 original photographs and video clips all relative to the shows content.

This show as well as being interesting, and informative is unique, so early booking is advised.

Color posters and leaflets will be provided along with publicity materials

Enquiries and bookings – tmarriott@btinternet.com

                                                        2020 TOUR DATES

February 5th       Key Theatre               Peterborough      Tickets 01733 207239

March 6th           Brindley Theatre         Runcorn              Tickets 0151 907 8360

April 7th              Playhouse Theatre     Epsom                 Tickets 01372 74255

May 6th              The Winding Wheel    Chesterfield         Tickets 01246 345222

May 15th             Arts Theatre               I.O.W.                  Tickets 01983 822490