Hengler was the proprietor of Hengler's Grand Cirque and built it up
into a famous establishment known throughout the British Isles. This
book focuses on the story of Charles Hengler, who started with a
tenting circus and made it into the most respectably conducted
established circus in the country, located in what is now the London
Palladium. Charles Hengler's Cirques held between 4,000 to 5,000
people and often hundreds of people had to be turned away when the
building was crowded.
volume of Hengler's Circus finishes at Charles Hengler's death and
covers the years from 1780 to 1887.
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