The New "Normal" photos from Joe Rosser

Oct 16 2020

We did it! Live art is still possible! Our documentary photographer, Joe Rosser captured the evening to give you a taste of how it felt to be in the Wardrobe Theatre during our first ever hybrid online / real life show, The New "Normal".

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The New "Normal" poem by Bee Golding

Oct 16 2020

Here's the poem written by our Poet In Residence, Bee Golding, during Saturday night's performance of The New "Normal" by Beyond The Ridiculous.

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How to talk to someone who has lost a baby

Oct 14 2020

Trigger warning: contains references to miscarriage and shame

It's baby loss awareness week, which happens to coincide with a few days of full body flashbacks to my last miscarriage which happened back in June, just after the last Beyond The Ridiculous show...

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Holly talks on The Quarantini Podcast

Oct 05 2020

I was interviewed by Pommy Harmar from The Quarantini, a Bristol-based podcast, which has been broadcasting since the beginning of lockdown.

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Clowns In Crisis Conference

Oct 05 2020

The Online Clown Academy is delighted to present the Clowns In Crisis Conference, 6 - 8 November 2020. 

We are asking: How Can Clowning Help You and How Can Clowns Help Others In Times Of Crisis?

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What is Fooling?

Sep 29 2020

Here's Holly Stoppit and members of Beyond The Ridiculous demonstrating what their improvisation form, 'fooling' is all about.

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Exploring Connection Through Meditation and Play

Sep 28 2020

Here is a mini workshop for you to do at home. It's an excerpt from The Online Clown Academy's 4th Zoom Clown drop-in session, exploring the theme of connection.

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BTR Live Online Show, The New "Normal" 10th October

Sep 10 2020

The Wardrobe Theatre presents Beyond The Ridiculous in a live, improvised, online celebration of the human condition!

Saturday 10th October 2020

“Both incredibly funny and incredibly moving.” -The Huffington Post

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Exploring Acceptance Through Meditation and Play

Sep 04 2020

Hello! I've edited an excerpt from The Online Clown Academy's first of four drop-in Zoom Clown sessions so you can try it out at home. In this session, we'll be exploring the theme of acceptance through meditation and playful exploration:

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Introducing The Online Clown Academy

Aug 26 2020

What's a clown to do when they can't play in a room with other clowns? They play online, of course!

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