'It's just a joy to see people smiling'
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Life as a clown: 'It's just a joy to see people smiling'

This month, 40 clowns from around the world gathered for the UK’s annual Clown Gathering in Birmingham.

It's in contrast to almost a quarter of a million people who descended on Bognor Regis for the gathering in 1988.

However, Rob Bowker, from Tamworth, believes there has been a renaissance in clowning.

He created his character Bibbledy Bob in 2004 and says clowning around is here to stay.

  • 10 Feb 2019
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