SHIFT (3 stars)

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Experimental circus from Barely Methodical Troupe.

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The UK’s hottest circus company, award-winning Barely Methodical Troupe, return to Edinburgh following the success of their international smash-hits Bromance and Kin with this exhilarating new production. Shift combines show-stopping acrobatics with the emotional punch of theatre as four extraordinary performers test their physical limits in an explosive display of power-based acrobatics. Barely Methodical Troupe are an experimental circus company who love to play with and subvert conventional circus tricks and styles. They bring their unique blend of circus, acrobatic skills and contemporary dance to create spectacular and inspiring performances. Underbelly Circus Hub (The Beauty) from Saturday 4th – Saturday 25th August at 16:00 (not 8th, 13th, 20th).

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19 Aug 20183 stars

Blatant talent and dazzling acrobatics abound but struggle to fill the hour in Barely Methodical Troupe's new show

With Shift, it feels like acrobatic group Barely Methodical Troupe (BMT) has a really dazzling fifteen minute act. Dressed in sports-casual tracky bottoms and t-shirts in different shades of blue, they fling and spin one another round in weightless…

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