Join Tom and Ian as they journey to find out what exactly IS a clown? In this all inclusive podcast, they will be discussing the ins, outs, middles and weird side bits of clown, comedy and performance.
The Caveman - Clowns Create
Dive into a mismatched narrative of a caveman who struggles to light a fire...
Clowns Create is a new series where Tom and Ian exercise their funny brains and imagine a Clown Act from scratch using nothing but quick wit and accumulated knowledge from the Cheeky Podcast series.
These episodes are aimed to inspire and entertain listeners for their own creative projects, while we come up with both terrible and hilarious ideas.
1.28m The Action Triangle
2.41m Things we try to Include
3.35m The Brainstorming Begins
9.04m Discovering Motivations and Problems to solve
24.00m Joke of the Day
What is Bouffon?
Answering the age old question of Bouffon, Tom and Ian get into how, where and why Bouffon came to be.
Bouffon is a style of performance in which the aim is to provoke emotion (usually laughter in the uncomfortable) in order to gain clarity or resonance in a particular subject - the more taboo, raucous, or edgy the better.
If you're interested in researching more about Bouffon then feel free to have a look through our sources below! Let us know if we missed something interesting.
1.18 Initial Notes
5.30 What is Bouffon?
7.32 Myth of Bouffon
11.15 Good Art
12.33 Visuals of Bouffon
14.24 Modern Bouffon Origin
18.33 Stock Characters
21.20 Joke of the Day
SHOWNOTES & SOURCES
The Electrician - Clowns Create!
The next installment of the Clowns Create series has landed! Using nothing but quick wit and creativity, Tom and Ian brainstorm an entire live performance Clown Routine completely from scratch.
Clowns Create episodes were made to exercise our creative muscles and apply some of the clowning techniques we have learned about while at NICA and producing the Cheeky Podcast.
1.32m Act Triangle
4.04m Brainstorming Begins
18.09m Remembering Audience Interaction !
28.25mJoke of the Day
Around the World Daft Punk
Classic Bugs Bunny Skit with Lightning
Marcel Marceau - Highlighted Histories
Today we take a look at the most famous MIME in the world! Said to have single handedly revived the art of mime during the 20th century, there is most certainly more than meets the eye here!
After rescuing many children during WWII as a part of the French Resistance, he turned to performance, where his shows would touch hearts and minds. Even becoming friends with Michael Jackson and becoming an inspiration for the moonwalk!
1.24 Opening Notes
3.04 Birth and Youth
9.03 School and Beginning of Career
15.27 Stock Acts
22.03 Side Track
23.30 Joke Of The Day
Marcel Marceau Miming
The Mask Act
What is Mime?
What is Mime?! Baby don't hurt me...Don't hurt me... No More!
In this episode of the Cheeky Podcast Tom and Ian attempt to make sense of the performance genre of Mime. What is Mime? And how is it similar and different to Clowning? Find out this and more as we try to piece together the mystery of Mime.
3.55m What is Mime?
8.53m Can Mimes use Props ?
13.39m Is mime a category of Clown ?
17.38m History of Modern Mime
22.55m Trivia & Fun Facts
26.15m Joke of the Day
Pop Culture references !
Baton Controller - Clowns Create
A brand new thing! Today Ian and Tom create an act in front of your very ears! Beginning with an Act Triangle they make their way through their imagination to create the amazing Baton Controller!
1.57 Act Triangle
3.00 The World
5.35 Character Rd 1
10.07 Audience Interactions
17.05 Character Rd 2
25.51 Joke of the Day