Winner of a 2012 Bank of Scotland Herald Angel Award
Recipient of the IdeasTap 2012 Ideas Fund Edinburgh Award
“Rime” is a new circus show devised and collectively made by Square Peg based on Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s epic poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. With thrilling acrobatics, song and story, Square Peg combine circus with theatre and dance – they use group acrobatics and human towers, Chinese poles, silks, and flips and tricks to tell this beautiful haunting tale.
" Thoroughly bold and sophisticated; Visually-striking family entertainment!" The Herald
In 2012 Rime toured to sold-out audiences at the following venues and festivals:
Cirquit productions are currently planning a redevelopment of Rime that will be touring throughout 2014. For more information on upcoming performances and workshops, please watch this space, or send us an email and we will add you to our mailing list.
Video production: Mariko Montpetit
Square Peg are produced by Cirquit Productions Limited with support from the Arts Council England, IdeasTap through the Ideas Fund Edinburgh Award, Roundhouse, Jacksons Lane, The Hangar Arts Trust, University of East Anglia, Kiln Ideas ltd. and Throughline.
Rime is co-commissioned by the National Theatre.
Thanks to Judy Grahn for the use of her poem: Detroit Annie, Hitchiking