The official Gandey World Class Productions Blog. Home of the Lady Boys of Bangkok, Gandeys Circus, Cirque Surreal, the Chinese State Circus, Spirit of the Horse and other UK touring shows. Bringing you the best in culture, food, lifestyle and travel that we hope you'll enjoy.
Celebrating Circus in 'Carlo The 43rd Monte Carlo International Circus Festival began on the 17th January and will continue until the 27th. It's the largest annual celebration and collaboration of circus. Check out the who's won. The costumes are lavish alone! Gia Eradze presented blue and white angelic acrobats and trapeze artists as a p art of the Royal Circus troupe. Here are a few quick facts about the famous festival. - It all began... in 1974 by the late H.S.H. The Prince Rainier III of Monaco (1923-2005). He wanted to promote the art of circus by giving spectators entertainment and the chance to appreciate this 'family of underestimated people.' - H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie... continues her father's work to this day. She is the now the President of the Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo and helps create and organize this challenging feat: presenting the world's most reputable circus congregation
The Lady Boys of Bangkok are currently wowing audiences with their unique superpowers on the Wonder Women tour. It comes as TV’s first transgender superhero was revealed this week, sparking conversations about the way these franchises are embracing LGBT. Actor Nicole Maines has been cast as Nia Nal – also known as Dreamer – in the fourth series of Supergirl, a character dubbed ‘a soulful young transgender woman with a fierce drive to protect others’. Previously broadcast on Sky One in the UK, the show is based in the same universe as other DC comic franchises The Flash and Arrow. Nicole will be accompanying Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl on the show as an employee of CatCo Worldwide Media. However, Nicole has suggested Nia Nal’s plotline doesn’t need to, and won’t necessarily, revolve around her being trans. The actor, who is transgender herself, faced prejudice in 2014 when her school stopped her using the girls’ toilet. But Maine’s Su
In honour of International Women's Day and the 'Women in Circus' movement, we would like to share these photos of strong women with whom we have worked - past and present. Women who inspire us here at Gandey World Class Productions , and who influence and empower other women across the world. There are many strong circus women who we have not mentioned here. Please be aware that this list is by no means definitive – there are so many more strong women whom we would have loved to include, and who remain an important part of the Gandey family. The pictures can also be found in a Flickr album here . Mary Gandey: Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Performer – the foundation upon which Gandeys as we know it was built Carol Gandey: Director and Producer – Gandey World Class Productions Hayley Gandey: Circus Director and Performer – Gandeys Circus Coral Gandey: Brand Manager, London Mariska Gandey: Circus Performer – Gandeys Circus Andreea D