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TUTOR. ACTOR. CONTEMPORARY CLOWN. COMEDIAN. 
TRAINER. HOST. SPEAKER. AUTHOR.

Enjoy a serious dose of comedy from Dr Maggie Irving, a teacher, trainer and speaker like no other. 

Maggie moved from Preston to Exmouth for sunshine, sea and clotted cream teas. After careers in
the fuel and telecoms industries, she trained locally to qualify as a drama teacher, going on to complete a Master’s degree.  During this time that she became intrigued by what it is to be a woman and a clown.

Maggie developed performances as a contemporary clown, taking her characters out of the theatre and into business and creative venues across the UK. A particular interest is how the role of the clown can break down barriers and inhibitions – a theme Maggie continued to explore as she
gained her PhD.

Teaching roles and invitations to speak followed graduation – and the interest in her work led Maggie to launch her own business.

Maggie's objective is to help you find your modern-day clown(s), ignite your curiosity and use
playfulness as a tool for insight, communication and productivity.

Aspiring comedians can work with Maggie to craft material, share observations, develop
performance, expression and the choreography of comedy for assured performances.

Find humour in the everyday - and learn from it.


     Having a Crack – Laughter & Learning with Dr Maggie Irving – draws upon Maggie’s skills, passion and expertise to provide a unique learning experience.