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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 



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A Clowns QnA #1

Tom and Ian answer a multitude of questions that they garnered from their friends, family and fans. Listen in for their anecdotes, tales and laugh along at their silliness!

You asked, we answered! But its not too late! You can still send in questions at or through our page on Facebook.

TIMESTAMPS: Things we Talk / Laugh About

0.00 Introductions
1.47 Question #1: Comic Timing
4.19 Question #2: Clown Training
11.17 Question #3: Best Moments
14.40 Question #3: Worst Moments
18.35 Question #4: Other Clown
22.32 Question #5: Clown Logic
25.55 Question #6: The Clown Life
29.44 Question #7: Clowns ONLY
32.32 Question #8: Clown vs Drunkard
35.05 Question #9: A Box of Clown
38.07 Question #10: Clown Turing Test
42.09 Outro
43.29 Joke of the Day
44.12 End


Ciara Instagram
Ian Duck Act
Avner the Eccentric
Bike Over Fence

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Comedic Devices

Tom and Ian talk about the many comedic devices used in physical comedy and clown. We grapple with definitions, and attempt to explain our thoughts in clear, concise and meaningful ways.
*Laughter Ensues*


  • 2:11 – Emotion
  • 3:38 – Theories of Humour
  • 12:44 – Surprise
  • 13:59 – Absurdity
  • 18:10 – Parody
  • 20:57 – Repetition
  • 25:02 – Clown Logic & Improvisation
  • 31:12 – High & Low Status
  • 35:09 – Gags & Lazzi
  • 39:00 – Winning & Losing
  • 41:52 – The Taboo
  • 45:07 – Joke of The Day

Contact us at:

Tom’s Cup Act ‘Casted Tea’
Zach & Viggo
Mime Weightlifter
Stanislav Shchukin (Ludwig’s dad) & Valeriy Serebryakov
‘The Art of Clowning’ Dark clowning included
New Zealand Comedian – Let us know if you know who this is!

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The Set Up

It’s alive! Ian and Tom talk about how they don’t know anything about podcasting, and how they don’t know what this podcast is even about. The beginning of every adventure has to start somewhere.