Say Hi to Britain's newest clown, Kyle Samuel - or Clown Jerry as he's now known since running away with Peter Jolly's Circus. The 18-year-old Hereford funny man fell in love with the circus on a visit to America when he was just two years old and says he's been longing to join the world of the big top ever since.
He couldn't have picked a more traditional show to join. Jolly's is the last show in Britain with a big cat act, presented by Thomas Chipperfield.
But what's life like for a young clown in today's circus? I got the full story from Gareth Ellis, better known as Bippo, who's whole family ran away with the circus when he was 9-years-old.
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