Harlequin Clown

  • Keeley Hawes may be donning a 1960s fancy dress wig soon if she decides to take on a friend's costume party challenge.

    In response to a question about what her ideal dressing up costume would be, the Spooks and Ashes to Ashes star told the Guardian she has just been invited to a strangely-themed knees-up by her actor friend Andrew Clover.

    "The dress code is Keely Smith, the singer. Bizarre!," Hawes commented.

    However, since Clover dresses up in a scary clown costume for Ashes to Ashes, View Post
  • Clowns may be used as toys for young children, but we have to say there's something very creepy about adults dressed in <clown fancy dress costumes.

    However, get ready to see a lot more of them as coulrophobia (that's fear of clowns to you and me) prepares to affect a whole new generation of movie fans.

    Stephen King's It is due to be remade next year and we've heard it won't be for the faint-hearted, with Pennywise the clown set for a revival as an even more terrifying malevolent force.

    He already makes the View Post
  • Robbing a shop in a clown fancy dress costume may have sounded like a good idea in theory, but one criminal was left red-faced this week in the US after his attempt went wrong.

    An employee at Allsup's in Clovis, New Mexico, called the police on Sunday (May 2nd 2010) to report that a man in a clown mask had threatened him at gunpoint, CNJ Online attests.

    However, the store had not been open long and no more than $50 (£33) was in the till, meaning that the robber did not make off with as much as he had probably View Post