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Monday, June 24, 2019


(Heather Barclay-Whiffin & Adi Paxton)

Two of Durban's favourite clowns have teamed up for a zany new kids’ show at the Rhumbelow Theatre.

Cherry aka Adi Paxton & Dilly aka Heather Barclay-Whiffin have joined forces in an interactive clown adventure titled Double Trouble which will run at Rhumbelow Theatre in Umbilo, Durban from July 1 to 6, 2019.

In their story the audience help Cherry the clown to help rescue Dilly: With riddles, magic tricks and plenty of fun. Can they see through his disguises, solve all the riddles and make sure that the plans of Malevelo the Mad Magician are undone?

Bring your thinking hats and join us at the Rhumbelow to find out.

Both Adi and Heather have worked as professional entertainers in different fields but specialised with children for many years; Heather has had much more panto experience while Adi has done magic, puppetry and radio, too.

Both have backgrounds in education and are further linked as magiciennes and members of The South African Magical Society as well as through their work as hospital care clowns.

"With all this in common it’s not surprising the audience have got us confused on occasion. Clowns are easily confused!" they say.

Each brings her unique talents and their combined skills to this fresh project to entertain families in their own inimitable ways. The perfect holiday delight for children of all ages, 4 to 400!!

A Clown Adventure runs from July 1 to 6 with performances daily at 11h00. Show running time is approximately 55 minutes. There will be some fun colouring in afterwards for the kids and a colouring in competition. Snacks and juices will be on sale.

Tickets R75 booked at Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636 or e-mail: or visit