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Big Top

Big Top was a sit-com that aired on BBC One in 2009 & was set in and around a travelling circus.

Lizzie, the Ring Mistress, must overcome all of the problems which get thrown at her during the production of the circus show. The circus features a husband and wife clown team, who aren't as funny as they believe they are, and Erasmus, a cynical soundman. Georgie is the Grande Dame of Circus Maestro, and Boyco is an East European acrobat who is still learning about the ways of the English world.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2009 - 2009)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 19:30 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy

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Previous Episode


Episode 1x06; Dec 30, 2009

The police notify Lizzie that the members of the circus are prime suspects for a series of local robberies. Lizzie suspects Erasmus and banishes him, before the criminal underworld arrive at the circus.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: ThiefDec 30, 2009
1x05: ClownDec 28, 2009
1x04: DadDec 23, 2009
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