Circus ring mistress ‘grateful’ for food banks in lockdown

Big Kid Circus is a travelling circus that arrived in Morecambe in March 2020 and got stuck there because of the coronavirus lockdown. Unable to put on performances, the troupe had to rely on local food banks to survive.

Circus ring mistress Olympia Posirca explains what they have been doing since then to try and keep their show on the road.

Video by Jeremy Howell, Sarah Corker and Kate McGough

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