Thursday, July 18

Tag: Tara Boom

La Clique – Spiegeltent, Leicester Square
London

La Clique – Spiegeltent, Leicester Square

I don’t remember the last time I booed - with disappointment - that a show was over. Such was the sheer joy I’d had watching La Clique, I never wanted it to end. Billed as a cabaret, circus, comedy, music extravaganza, I can vouch that it is. And while it’s based in the tourist heartland of Leicester Square’s festive Christmas market, I can tell you there’s no tourist tat on offer here. What there is, is a madcap world of tomfoolery and off the wall antics that will have you begging for more. Taking place in a big tent – which is warm and comfortable, and set with booths around the outer perimeter (designed for groups of 4-6), there are two stages which the performers make full use of. The atmosphere from the start is frenetic and mad. The music is what I’d call ‘circus hyper...