As a scared audience watches, acrobats fall 30 feet to the ground.

When the show went awry, two acrobats from a top circus fell 30 feet to the earth in front of a shocked audience.

When two women fell to the earth while performing on ribbons dangling in the air.

Following the accident at Victoria Hall in Stoke-on-Trent, England, on the evening of Friday, March 11, the performance was halted and screens were quickly placed around the two performers.

The audience initially mistook it for part of the play, but when theatre officials requested them to leave and the show was halted, they realized it was serious.

Acrobats crash 30ft to the ground as terrified audience watch

Circus of Horrors has issued a Facebook post saying the girls are now “ok” and urging people to “give them some privacy”.

It’s understood that the accident took place 10 minutes after audience members returned to their seats after the intermission. The Circus’s Facebook post read: “Thank you for all your kind words. I’m glad to say the girls are ok. Please let’s give them some privacy now.”

Rachelle Donson said: “It was so distressing to witness this. I really pray these girls are okay. Fantastic show up until then.”

Loz Davis wrote: “It was an amazing show! But so shocking to see what happened. Hope both the girls make a full recovery.” Kazduck Harrison added: “We thought it was part of the show but soon became obvious it wasn’t. Black screens were put around them and we were asked to leave. Such a shame.”

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