Puppeteer Helen's pulling strings for Cirque du Soleil's Toruk

NEXT week sees a moment that Helen Day has been waiting for for four years.

For that is when Cirque du Soleil brings the spectacular show, Toruk - the First Flight to Manchester Arena.

Helen, from Brighton, is one of a team of six puppeteers in the show which is visiting the UK for the first time.

Cirque du Soleil has become renowned for it daring productions featuring some of the world’s leading acrobats and circus performers.

Toruk, which...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-06-16 08:50
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