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Bedlam Slinkies – Performance Act | UK

Bedlam is a world theatre company that animates spaces with style elegance and grace. Since 1996, Bedlam has performed in over 35 countries on 5 continents transcending international language barriers with their physical visual theatre. It presently offers 3 slinkie shows.

Slinkie Love:
A charming love story of 2 giant slinkies. This act consists of 2 extremely versatile performers. They play out the sweetest of love stories right before you, that of two Slinkies!

Performance times are 5 x 10 minute sets. This act is suitable for indoors or outdoors and can be performed in a fixed space or as a walkabout act.
CD player and PA required.

Giant slinkies perform a compelling atmospheric crowd pleaser tightly choreographed to an industrial ambient soundtrack. This act consists of 4 performers that will leave you seeing Slinkies in a whole new light!

‘Familie’ can last either 7, 15 or 25 minutes (of 3 sets). This act is suitable for indoors or outdoors and is performed in a fixed space.
Space requirements – 6m x 6m stage or flat surface.
CD player and PA required.

Big Mob:
This is a majestic parade with bursts of comic energy amongst the crowd. 5 different mini shows are presented during this 30 minute walkabout. You can choose between 2, 4 or 6 performers to wow the crowds with this high visually impacting show.

This act can be performed indoors or outdoors. Set times are 3 x 30 minutes.
Please note that minders must be provided where necessary.


”Imagination, attention to detail and visual flair are what you expect from Bedlam. Slinkies is a street theatre classic, guaranteed to engross a crowd every time. “
– Stockton International Riverside Festival

”Just to say thank you soo much for the Slinkies – as ever fantastically popular. Many thanks . “
– Somerset House

”We thoroughly enjoyed the Slinkie Love story. Thanks for an excellent performance and enjoyable communication.”
– Visit Reykjavík

“Undisputed highlight of the weekend”
– Timeout

“Very touching and skilled”
– De Gelderlander

“Strangely wonderful, wonderfully strange.”
– The Scotsman

“The Closing Reception and the Customer Appreciation Event (the party) both went really well, and we have a delighted client indeed. The performers at the reception and the party all did a cracking job! The client has also asked for your details with reference to the Slinkies so that speaks for itself!…..Thank you for all your help in providing a wealth of suggestions and working with us to deliver a fantastic event.”
– George P Johnson UK Ltd (via Contraband)

Previous Clients Include:

Queen’s Golden Jubilee
London Eye
Dubai Shopping Festival
Esplanade Theatre on the Bay
Toronto International Arts Festival
Visit Reykjavík Culture Night
Kwachon International Arts Festival
Stockholm Water Festival

Photos of Bedlam Slinkies