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Can laughter bring you closer to God?

Tom Elliott tours the UK as a comedian, magician and all-round entertainer. But the majority of his gigs aren't in comedy clubs or theatres - they are in churches, of all denominations. He is a regular on what is known as the 'Christian circuit'.

A committed Christian, he hopes his brand of comedy can bring people closer to God. But can the spirit of comedy and evangelism really mix?

BBC News went on the road with him, on a typical Friday night gig at a Methodist church in south London, to learn more about what motivates him.

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  • 08 Nov 2015
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