Best Clown & Comedy Videos World-Wide

Here is a selection of the best clips I know of in the internet. If you have a suggestion for me, of a video I should include, send me a message. I keep extending the list. Enjoy your travels through the wide wide world of clowning.

ROTE NASEN (Hospital Clowns in Berlin)

Here are some golden moments from our work in therapeutic settings
 Leofine with his latest Clown-Song [Link]

CLOWNS Performing

Aga Boom Theater of Physical Comedy and Circus Arts (Las Vegas)
♦ Promo-Video 1 / short takes from various shows [Link]  ♦ Promo-Video 2 / short takes from various shows [Link]  ♦ Promo-video 3 / short takes from various shows [Link]  ♦ Clown-Iceberg Part 1 [Link]  ♦ Clown-Iceberg Part 2 [Link]

Avner Eisenberg – Eccentric Mime/Clown (USA)
♦ Intro with links to various videos: [Link]  ♦ Slack-Rope Number: [Link]  ♦ Napkin-Eating Number: [Link]  ♦ Avner at Moisture Fest USA: [Link]

Bill Erwin (USA) – co-founder of Pickle Family Circus and renouned broadway performer ♦ Bill Erwin on the Bill Cosby Show: [Link] ♦ Improv with Robin Williams: [Link] ♦ The Genius of Bill Erwin (Regard of Flight: [Link] ♦ With Steven Silverstein: [Link] ♦ In a scene from “Fool Moon” with David Shiner: [Link]

Buster Keaton ♦ The Blacksmith [Link]  ♦ The Train [Link]

Charlie Chaplin ♦ Eating Maschine [Link]  ♦ The Boxing Champion 1915 [Link]  ♦ Factory Work [Link]  ♦ The Great Dictator with Globus [Link]  ♦ The Fork Dance [Link]  ♦ City Lights [Link]

Charlie Rivel – Famous Spanish Clown from Catalonia
♦ Classic Chair Number / Monte Carlo Festival ca. 1970s [Link]  ♦ Charlie’s Chair Number imitated for 14º Festival Internacional de Payasos [Link]  ♦ Charlie as Grande Dame for Eurovisio 1973 [Link]

Cirque du Soleil ♦ Alegria Werbespot [Link]  ♦ Zarkana (Las Vegas) Werbespot [Link]  ♦ Quidam Clown-Nummer [Link]

David Shiner – american clown living and performing mostly in Europe, includine Roncalli, Cirque du Soleil, but also Vegas and stints with Bill Irwin
♦ Signature performance of “Silent Movie” [Link] ♦ Bill Irwin and David Shiner in a scene from Broadway show Fool Moon [Link] ♦ David in Circus Ring with child [Link]

Gardi Hutter – Swiss Clown, Writer and Comedienne
♦ Die Schneiderin (Regie Michael Vogel) [Link]  ♦ So Ein Käse [Link]  ♦ Jeanne D’ARPpO [Link]  ♦ Die Souffleuse 1/8 [Link]

George Carl – American Vaudeville Entertainer & Eccentric Clown
♦ From the Casino-Show “STARZ” Part 1 [Link]  ♦ “STARZ” Part 2 [Link]  ♦ Circus Performance [Link]  ♦ Vintage footage from 1969 [Link]

Grock – World Famous Swiss Circus Clown
with his classic number with piano and violin [LInk]

Harold Lloyd – American Silent Film Comedian ♦ Safety Last [Link] ♦ 

Housch-Ma-Housch – a russian trained Ukranian Clown, participant of various international Circus festivals inkl. Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain & Festival International du Cirque de Monte Carlo) ♦ 14 min. Solo number [Link] ♦ Together with the Yanis Orchestra [Link]

Jango Edwards – American founder of the Fools Theater Movement
♦ Piano Virtuoso Sketch [Link]  ♦ Fat Man Leaps Into a Glass of Water Sketch [Link]  ♦ Guerilla Street Theater / Getting and Greeting a Crowd [Link]  ♦ Jango Classic “The Drunk” [Link]

Jigalov & Csaba – Russian Clown-Duo ♦ The Best Performance [Link]

KGB Clowns from Russia ♦ Collage of various cuts [Link]  ♦ Red Clown with Statue [Link]  ♦ Red Clown with Statue (Montreal Festival) [Link]

Laurel and Hardy (Dick and Doof) Liberty [Link]  ♦ Im Krankenhaus (auf Deutsch) [Link]

Licedei Clown-Theater and Academy from St. Petersburg
♦ Clown With Chair [Link]  ♦ Musical Trio [Link]  ♦ Wash-Lady-Chorus [Link]  ♦ Lady Violinist [Link]  ♦ Four Ladies [Link]  ♦ The Drinking Number [Link]

Mimirichi Clown-Troupe from the St. Petersburg Academy
♦ Clown Step-Number with swim-flops [Link]  ♦ Clown Break-Dance [Link]

Mirco Nontschew and Otto Waalkes musizieren mit Stefan Raab in TV total [Link] ♦ Cold Opener mit Mario Barth [Link] ♦ playing tennis with Michel Courtemanche [Link]

Peter Shub – an american clown who became well known through his many years with Roncalli Circus.  ♦ Here a rare performance together with Loriot in Circus Krone [Link] ♦ With Roncalli Circus in Hannover 2003 [Link]

Red Skelton – American TV Clown & Comedien ♦ With Jerry Lewis [Link]  ♦ Red Skelton as “Freddy Christmas” [Link]  In Canada 1982 [Link]  ♦ How to imitate a drunk [Link]

René Bazinet – best know from his much celebrated performance in Cirque du Soleil’s show “Saltimbanco” [Link]

Scott & Muriel – Comedy Magic & Stage Illusions
♦ Sawing a Guest in Half [Link] ♦ Short Clip from Monte Carlo Circus Festival [Link] ♦ Big Show with Jo Promo-Video / various cuts from their shows [Link]  ♦ Cutting Murial in Two at 32nd Monte Carlo Int’l Circus Festival 2008 / [Link]

Slava Polunin – famous Russian Clown and Co-Founder of Licedei
♦ Le Plus Grand Cabaret / Cuts from the “Snow-Show” [Link]  ♦ Slava’s Snow Show / the Telephone Number [Link]  ♦ Slava’s Show Show / the Blue Canary Number [Link]

Various Clown- and Physical-Comedy Variety-Numbers
 ♦ Child-Version of Charlie Rivel Imitation (Ruby Rivel-1) [Link]  ♦ Child-Version of Charlie Rivel Imitation (Ruby Rivel-2) [Link]  ♦ Child-Version of Charlie Rivel Imitation (Ruby Rivel-3) [Link]  ♦ Clown with Child on-stage (von hbskls) [Link]  ♦ Clown World Champion (Housch-Ma-Housch Rabit from Hat) [Link]  ♦ Clown YAMA Short-Takes / Selection from Shows [Link]  ♦ Hilary Chaplin (A Life in Her Day – directed by Avner the Eccentric) [Link]  ♦ Puppet Number / Little Man Can Dance [Link]  ♦ Robocob 525 Break-Dance [Link]

STAND-UP COMEDIANS (English & German Language)

Bette Midler – American Actress, Singer, Comedienne
♦ Sophie Tucker in concert [Link]  ♦ Sophie Tucker in Las Vegas [Link]  ♦ Sophie Tucker in „Kiss my Brass” [Link]  ♦ Sophie Tucker as SHOWGIRL in Pretty Legs & It’s Hot in Here [Link]

Carrol Burnett – American Comedienne
♦ Funniest Moments Part-1 / Out-takes from the Carol Burnett Show [Link]  ♦ Funniest Moments Part-2 / Out-takes from the Carol Burnett Show [Link]

Helga Schneider – Deutschland’s vielleicht obskurster Komiker und begnadigter Musiker ♦ 2 Std. Bühnenshow 2014 Abschiedstournee [Link]

Joan Rivers – American Comedienne
♦ Hollywood Palace 1966 [Link]  ♦ Just for Laughs [Link]

Jim Carrey Top 7 Award Show Moments – 2016 [Link]

Louis CK – American Comedian (very hot!)
♦ Top of the Food Chain – Oh My God [Link]  ♦ Divorced and Best Dad [Link]  ♦ Do You Live In This Building [Link]  ♦ Older People are Smarter [Link]

Max Giermann – Student of clown George Peugeot and founder of Comedy Kids
Goldene Kamera 2016 Klaus Kinski imitation [Link]

Otto Waalkes – 4 min. vintage mix of musical parodie [Link

Robbin Williams – One of the world´s best Stand-Up Comedians ever!
♦ Roasting George Bush [Link]

Shari Lewis – American Female Comedian-Vantriliquist
♦ As MC moderating a gala with her famous handpuppet “Lamb Chop” [Link]
♦ Cursing along with Lambchop [Link] Classic vintage footage [Link]

Steve Martin – American Comedian, Actor, Musician
♦ Stand-Up routine with Banjo [Link]  ♦ Stand-Up routine “Excuuuuuse Me” [Link]  ♦ Stand-Up routine “The Great Flydini” [Link]

Tommy Cooper – British Comedian considered one of world’s 5 best of all time
♦ 5 min. stage act [Link] ♦ 22 min. collection of stage performances and sketches [Link] ♦ 50 min. Christmas Show 1973 [Link]


♦ Bette Midler in “Hokus Pokus” (I Put a Spell on You) [Link]  ♦ Ray Bolger / American actor & eccentric dancer, famous as Scarecrow in “Wizzard of Oz” [Link]

Danny Kaye – American Comedian, Actor, Singer and Dancer
♦ Singing “Oh When The Saints” with Louis Armstrong [Link]  ♦ Conducting the NYP Orchestra “Aida” [Link]  ♦ Conducting Number from “An Evening with D.K.” [Link]  ♦ Opera Parody with Beverly Sills [Link]

Various Juggling Clips
♦ Michael Moschen / lecture on Juggling [Link]  ♦ Michael Moschen / crystal ball routine [Link]


♦ Interview with Actress and Teacher Lee Delong on the origins and importance of Clown Training [Link]