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Laughter can be just as infectious as learning

Entertaining children often inspires creativity in both them and their teachers

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Making children laugh has got to be the best job in the world. For the past eight years I’ve toured the world doing just that, but the best thing about my job isn’t when I make them laugh: it’s when they do the same to me.

The first thing children tend to notice about me is my bright red hair. Recently I had to stop a session because a group of girls was having a heated argument in the middle of the audience. When I asked what was up it transpired they were debating whether or not I was Ed Sheeran. It’s the only time in my life I’ve ever felt sorry for Ed Sheeran. (I wonder if he has to stop ...

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