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Video: Safari Meets with Tweedy the clown

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Tweedy is the second guest in our new video series, set in the iconic Safari caravan – built in Stroud during the 1970s.

Tweedy 2 | Video: Safari Meets with Tweedy the clown
Tweedy and Keith the pet iron. Picture: Matt Bigwood.

Stroud-based Tweedy is best known for his role in Giffords Circus and appearances on Cirque Berserk which included runs in the West End. He is accomplished in most circus skills, is proficient at playing various musical instruments and regularly performs magic.

Tweedy has created a number his own shows, which have had sell-out audiences, standing ovations and received critical acclaim.

He has also appeared at The Everyman in acting roles, most recently as Estragon in Waiting for Godot and in 2014 in The dock brief.

Tweedy has won many comedy awards and his talents are in much demand in circus, theatre, TV and film, both at home and abroad. He has built up a cult following which includes a number of celebrities.

For two years, Tweedy was featured clown on Ringling Brothers, and Barnum and Bailey shows, playing such prestigious venues as Madison Square Garden.

Tweedy’s first job after leaving school was pantomime, he has since appeared in pantomimes throughout the country for over twenty-five years. For the last eight years performing at The Everyman Theatre Cheltenham.

We put Tweedy under the spotlight with a quick-fire Q&A.

To hire Stroud’s very own Safari Meets caravan for film, meetings, or as a hot desk, contact: SpaceHoppers (spacehopperscoworking.co.uk)

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