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The Lazy Kings from Transe Express
A festive fantasia based on a French fairytale of nomadic kings, debonair charlatans and inspired jokers.
Six indolent monarchs attempt to fulfill their own personal quests, borne on extraordinary chariots.
Mortibus Orgiac relives his own funeral, reclining on a opulent hearse drawn a pair of mechanical zebras, surrounded by wailing lamenters and giant skeletons.
Hiero Nemo is escorted by a mechanical fish in a tank.
The Witch on Wheels rides on a mythical creature with the body of a fish and the tail of a scorpion, atop two giant wheels turned by a pair of half-rat beings.
Naz 3rd By Name reclines on the royal haystack in the shade of a prune tree, while an entourage of bell ringers and moo box manipulators help in his search for a bride.
Converging on a 25 metre high mechanical coconut tree, the branches reach out and lift the kings high above the ground for a spectacular display of trapeze, corde lisse and derring-do.
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