North Greenwich is set to host the world’s most famous circus troupe for a special show this autumn.

The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest production, Zhelaniy, based on the Russian folklore story of Cvetik-Semicvetik, or “the flower with seven colours”, by Benjamin Losin.

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Wizard Wako and his crazy side kick Natalia Mezentceva invite the audience to a wondrous and mysterious enchanted garden, a place where dreams come true and a place to see magnificent feats of human achievement, the likes of which have never been witnessed in the UK before.

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The Lovable Buffoons will guide the audience through this tantalising tale, granting wishes to the beautiful Zhenya (Kushka Veslovskiy), surrounded by flying, back flipping, juggling, wire walking and roller-skating performers.

The circus will take place in Peninsula Square outside The O2.

Various times, October 21-November 1, £7-£39, The O2 Quadrant