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Clowns ‘should travel to work in uniform’

'clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right...'‘The psychological benefits of seeing someone struggle through a busy ticket-gate in outsized trousers cannot be overstated.’

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2011
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‘BBC excluding us from top broadcasting jobs’ claim Clowns

A spokesman for the UK Clown Council has made a blistering attack on the British Broadcasting Corporation for what he claims is a deliberate policy of systematic exclusion from the major news and current affairs presenting jobs.

Speaking at the annual clowns’ convention, Beppo Pagliacci, head of the UK Clowns Council, slammed the BBC for persistent failures to offer career advancement opportunities to members of the clown community. ‘Clowns have been pigeonholed as slapstick circus performers…’ he claimed in an emotional address to members, in which he appeared to both cry and then laugh unconvincingly. ‘If you very long shoes, or a hair that lifts up when you laugh, somehow that makes you unsuitable to present Newsnight’ he claimed.

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2008
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