Circus (disambiguation)

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A circus is a traveling company of performers that may include acrobats, clowns, trained animals, and other novelty acts.

Circus may also refer to:

Basic meanings[edit]

  • Circus (building), an open-air venue used for public events in the Roman Empire
  • Circus (genus), the largest genus of harriers, a type of bird of prey
  • Circus offensive, codename for bombing raids of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II
  • Media circus, overblown media coverage of a news event, such as a trial
  • The Circus, a nickname for Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (or MI6)
  • The Circus, Bath, originally called King's Circus, a circular space surrounded by large townhouses in the city of Bath, England


In film[edit]

In television[edit]

  • Circus (TV series), an Indian TV series starring Shahrukh Khan and Ashutosh Gowariker, 1989–1990
  • Circus, an episode of the Adult Swim animated television series Aqua Teen Hunger Force, 2002
  • Circus Action, a Taiwanese television series consisting of four young men engaging in ridiculous behavior, 2005
  • Circus, a six part PBS documentary about the 2008–09 season of the Big Apple Circus
  • Circus, an episode of Glenn Martin, DD], now the episode is called The Grossest Show On Earth, 2009

In literature[edit]

  • Circus (magazine), a now-defunct publication which covered the rock scene, much like Rolling Stone magazine
  • Circus (novel), a 1975 novel by Alistair MacLean

In other entertainment[edit]

In music[edit]


Albums and songs[edit]

See also[edit]