“I decided to stop trimming the face fuzz in November 2013.
“I'm a juggler / performer from East Yorkshire, sick and tired of shaving and trimming for gigs.
“Then as it grew longer, I landed my biggest and best gig to date, working for the Ministry Of Fun on a contract at Butlins.
“Where the beard is adored! And it's part of my character now and my visual signature!”