Artwork for podcast The comedians paradise
The worlds premium clown podcaster
Episode 20717th September 2023 • The comedians paradise • Marvin McCarthy
00:00:00 01:27:21

Share Episode


Making people laugh is the greatest feeling in the world, the challenges you have to overcome are not. Join comedian and promoter Marvin McCarthy as he interviews larger-than-life characters that will help comedians live life on their terms and find their niche.

Todays guest is the magnificent,Barnaby King , He is an internationally recognised clown practitioner with who bridges the worlds of live performance, clown coaching, and academic research. He is also the CEO of Clown Spirit, an organisation dedicated to bringing more clowns into the world and one of the biggest online resources of clown in the world. Here is an overview of what we discussed:

[[10:10]] How Barnaby stumbled into clown

[[16:29]] The different types of clown

[[29:04]] What is clowning

[[45:20]] How Viggo Venn beat gong shows

[[57:36]] How clowning differs depending on the country and culture

[[63:03]] The damage IT has caused the clown community

[[68:48]] The creative process of German clown Gardi Hutter

[[71:29]] Never knowing what will happen with each interview

[[79:23]] Not being afraid to fail

If you would like to know more about Barnaby and learn more about clowning, you can join the Clown spirit mailing List at, go on the Clown spirit website at, subscribe to the Youtube channel at, watch online masterclasses with the best clowns in the business at or you can purchase a course at

If you would like to know more on Marvin, you can follow him through his Linktree at #comedypodcast #standupcomedy #clowning #clownpodcast

You can follow this podcast on Youtube at, Spotify at and Apple podcasts at