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Dr Philistine

Dr Philistine is one of London's Top Comedy Circus Act Performers.

He has worked in Covent Garden's world-famous West Piazza since 1994, and performed at festivals across Europe and in Australia, South Korea, Japan, Sweden and Ireland.

Culture and Theatre

Since the 1660s Covent Garden has never missed a chance to put on a performance

The first record of Covent Garden street entertainment came in 1662, when Samuel Pepys’ diary notes that a marionette show featuring a character named Punch took place on the Piazza. Today, the custom continues.

For centuries, culture vultures have swooped on Covent Garden. They obviously relished the area’s eclectic, ever-changing mix or opera, ballet , musical theatre and drama, from highbrow and mainstream to fringe and beyond, all tastes are catered for and all emotion are stirred. No other urban quarter in the world has two great opera house and more than twenty thriving theatres

Dr Philistine juggling in Covent Garden.
 Covent Garden.
 Covent Garden.