Follows a boy who realizes there is more to being a clown, than just clowning around.

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Clayton Williamson ...
Simon Gunner
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Jack Merrick
Rebecca Smart ...
Linda Crealy
Jean-Michel Dagory ...
Anatole Tollin
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Mr. Ranthow
Noni Hazlehurst ...
Sarah Gunner
Annie Byron ...
Una Crealy
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Skipper Crealy
Jill Perryman ...
Miss Gabhurst
George Shevtsov ...
Fyodor
Jo Bolton ...
Sim's Clown Double
Johnnie Miller ...
Ukelele Player
Kevan Johnston ...
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Lee Cumming ...
Bobby
Jean-Pierre Mignon ...
Inspector
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Follows a boy who realizes there is more to being a clown, than just clowning around.

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Although it was a 3 hour feature film. When it was broadcast on "CBBC" in the UK. "Clowning Around" was shown and was edited into a mini-series. See more »

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Good Aussie film
12 October 2004 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a nice, enjoyable film. But I'll admit that the only reason I've seen it is because my mum has a cameo role as the lady who walks next to the mean lady who takes the boy when he is young.

The performances are strong in this film, but I'm sure it didn't have to be as long as it was. The French circus finale' isn't bad at all, but along the way, I'm sure children may get a bit bored. Although for a younger audience, and older audience may take it in a little better.

Anyway it's worth a watch. I only ever saw parts of Clowning Around 2.


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