James Dowdeswell's My Grandad was a Clown and Those are Big Shoes to Fill

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This article is from 2010.

James Dowdeswell

James Dowdeswell discovered that his great grandfather was a clown and comic actor who had worked with Charlie Chaplin? How does an up-and-coming comedian compete with that? By looking a bit homeless on the street outside his venue with a whiteboard and a dishevelled grin. Works for us...

James Dowdeswell: My Grandad was a Clown and Those are Big Shoes to Fill is at the Stand 2, York Place. 3pm 6--29 Aug (not 16). £5/£7

This article is from 2010.

James Dowdeswell: My Grandad Was a Clown and Those Are Big Shoes to Fill

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What happens if you find a clown in your family tree? James's great grandfather was a comic actor, clown, and worked with Chaplin. Well that explains the hair. James is a storytelling comedian who has performed all around the world from Shanghai to Dubai. As seen on 'Extras' (BBC), 'Edinburgh And Beyond' and 'The World…

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