Glossary of Terms Podcast Uncategorized

White Face – The Clown Types Series

You asked for it folks! Finally, The Cheeky Podcast begin a series into the different types of clowns.  In this first episode, Tom and Ian talk about the White Face Clown (now to be known as ‘…The Classic European…”)  and dive into its characteristics and origins.

This series  hopes to bring some order to the chaos of conflicting google search results and commonly held beliefs. 


0.00 Start
0.22m Welcome
3.42m Introduction to the ‘Classic European’  White Face Clown / Characteristics / The Man Credited for its Creation 
7.34m The origins of ‘Classic European’ white face 
11.53m A little about the Creation of Mime! 
12.33m Francesco Caroli
13.35m Performance Status of C.E.W.F.
14.54m General Discussion – How do we now label the White Face ?! 
16.14m The use of the term ‘Sad Clown’ for ‘Classic European’ ??
18.11m The term “White Face’ as an Umbrellas label  
19.37m Labeling Clown types from their Appearance or Performance Style 
20.27m Outro
21.20 Joke of the Day + Blooper


Sources : 


Trixtan Entertainemnt

Clowning Around





The Cheeky Podcast is produced by Tomas Correia and Ian Richardson 



Highlighted Histories Podcast

The Three Stooges – Highlighted Histories

The original comic trio of the 20th century, ‘The Three Stooges’ were icons of the short film era. With a mixture of witty jokes, ludacris situations and eye poking slapstick, the Stooges were Movie stars, Television stars and Live Performance wonders. Tune in to learn and laugh, as Tom and Ian dive into this comic groups wacky career. 

0.00m Start
0.21m Episode introduction
1.40m The Stooges Overview 
5.52m Early Career
12.16m Columbia Pictures Years / Audience Popularity / Being Cartoons
16.49m  The Different Cast Members / Using Recycled Footage
20.11m ‘Fake Shemp’ ?? / Resurgence of Popularity in the 1960’s / Remake Movie 
26.27m Tom and Ian’s ‘take aways’ from researching the Stooges 
31.38m Outro
32.23m Joke of the day
33.45m End




2012 Remake Movie :

The Three Stooges Fandom

Highlighted Histories Podcast

Buster Keaton – Highlighted Histories

Buster Keaton was a Producer, Writer, Comic Actor and Stuntman who peaked in popularity in the late 1920s. His films including ‘The General’ and ‘Steamboat Bill, Jr.’ have been titled as some of the greatest silent films of all time. Tune in to hear Tom and Ian share about the ups and downs of this amazing artists career and personal life.


0.00m Introductions 
1.30m  Growing up into a family of Vaudeville performers
11.26m Leaving the Family Show and Entering Film 
15.41m Creating Buster Keaton Productions 
18.15m The Collapse of Buster Keaton Productions + Signing his creative life away to MGM
24.06m Busters Downward Spiral 
28.01m Buster gets his life back together 
30.43m Returning to Hollywood to become a Gag writer, Discussing Buster becoming bankrupt. 
35.08m  Discussing Busters popularity resurgence + Career later on 
38.50m People who have been inspired by Buster Keaton’s life
44.45m Outro 
47.07 Joke of the Day


Interview Podcast

Cheeky Interview – Simon Wright!

In this episode we bring in special guest Simon Wright!

Simon Wright is an international Clown and Circus performer, and one of the founding members of Dummies Corp, Clown O’Clock and the Adelaide Juggling Convention.   

In PART 1 of this interview, Simon talks about building the weekly classes of ‘Clown o Clock’, dives into process and inspiration of making his own solo show ‘Totally Plucked’ and shares his favorite lessons and stories about his journey into Clowning.

TIMESTAMPS: Things we Laugh / Talk about

0.00 Introductions

1.07 Simon Introductions

2.49 How simon got into Circus

4.35m NICA Specialties   

6.16 All About Clown O Clock

14. 43 Red Bastard /  Stories of Clown Styles Across Countries

20.26 Combining Clowning and Circus Skills

22.54 Totally Plucked – Simons Inspiration

31.23 Story of the First Chicken Performance

35.37 Simons Favorite Clowning Realizations / Life Lessons

48.03 When Simon decided he wanted to be a Clown  / More Stories

1.02.01 Summary of Key Clowning Realizations

1.04.10 Outro

1.04.25 Joke of the Day

LINKS to things talked about:

“It’s Alive!”  aka Dr Frankienstien at Ruccis horror cabaret 2011

“Simon Wright’s Circus workout” NICA graduation piece- development video

Cirque du demain- NICA opening act. 2012

Simon’s Show reel for Hoopla Doopla ABC2 and CCTV for kids. Filmed in 2013

Official Hoopla Doopla Trailer- released in 2014

“Road side rubbish” aka Trash Test Dummies at Mullumbimby circus festival 2013

“Trash Test Dummies” at Sydney Comedy Festival 2016

Trash Test Dummies Promo 2014- no sound

Trash Test Testimonials- 2016 (in reference to the QLD touring pitch)

Splash Test Dummies Joke? 2016
21 towns and 21 tricks- regional WA tour 2016- When Simon drove the rest of the Dummies crazy learning shaker cups

Trash Test Dummies Promo 2016

Totally Plucked Promo 2018

Splash Test Dummies Promo 2018

Clowns React Podcast

Clowns React – Bean The Ultimate Disaster Movie

In this ‘Clowns React’ Episode, Tom and Ian talk about the comedic devices and ideas featured in the famous Rouhan Ankinson film “Bean, The Ultimate Disaster Movie’. 

‘Mr Bean’ is originally a T.V sitcom character first presented in 1990. This persona is a great example of someone who uses many comedic techniques such as “Clown Logic’ to solve problems in unusual ways. 

Timestamps Episode 12

0.00 Introductions 
2.08 Bean The Ultimate Disaster Moive Introduction and opening credits analysis
5.15 Character introductions 
7.42 Bathroom Scene 
14.57 Office Scene
17.35 Fun Park / Projection Ride Scene
19. 17 Beans Multiple Arrests 
22.53 Toms Favourite Moment
28. Beans Character/ Unlucky Idiot /Comparrison to Placebo Clown Show
32.05 Hospital Moment 1 / Removing the Bullet
35.34 Comedic Devices of Removing the Bullet
36.59 Hospital Moment 2 / Waking Up the Daughter 
40.15 Outro
41.20 Joke of the Day
42.24 End