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DVD gets boost from top comedian's endorsement

BBC comedy star Miranda Hart has given her backing to a debut DVD from comedian/illusionist and Christian communicator Tom Elliott …

BBC comedy star Miranda Hart has given her backing to a debut DVD from comedian/illusionist and Christian communicator Tom Elliott …

Throughout June and July, Tom has been performing at five Christian SPREE weekends organised by national ministry, Urban Saints, to hand out copies of his debut DVD, When Life Hands You Lemons, and share in the teaching programme.

This follows a successful Kickstarter campaign which Tom launched earlier in the Spring to raise £5,000 in just 30 days to deliver 1,375 copies of the DVDs. Thanks to extra-generous supporters, in the end Tom was able to distribute 1,700 copies of the DVD.

Recently, Tom was surprised to receive a letter of endorsement from TV comedy personality, Miranda Hart for his debut DVD. Having watched the DVD, Miranda calls it "such fun" and described it as sharing 'clear' faith.

Tom's debut DVD, When Life Hands You Lemons, is a 45-minute show recorded in front of a live theatre audience which blend of comedy and illusion mixed with a challenging message about how to live life to the full.

Over the last seven years, Tom has travelled extensively throughout the UK with international opportunities now emerging. He has appeared regularly on TV, radio, in theatres, churches, conferences and schools reaching thousands of people with his creatively delivered, inspirational and life-affirming message each year.

As an ambassador for international charity Compassion, Tom is also passionate about releasing children and families from poverty through child sponsorship and enabling them to live life in all its fullness.

As well as being a Christian Comedian, Tom is also the Youth Minister of Minichampton Baptist Church in Gloucestershire.

Tom commented: "It's hard to believe that, thanks to the goodwill of so many people, I was able to hand deliver over 1,700 copies of my debut DVD to children and families across the UK. I am so grateful to Urban Saints for their partnership with me on the Kickstarter and I look forward to seeing how we can work together in the future.

"I'm surprised but delighted at the support from Miranda Hart for what I am doing and continue to see how this DVD can be used to share laughter, life and faith with people across the UK."

Find out more at where you can also buy a copy of the DVD for £10 (including postage) until 31 August 2015.

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