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A stunt so dangerous Houdini refused to attempt it, the Bullet Catch has claimed the lives of at least 12 illusionists, assistants and spectators since its conception in 1613. Now, with a little help from his audience, modern-day marvel William Wonder presents a unique theatrical magic show featuring storytelling, mind reading, levitation, games of chance and, if you're brave enough to stay for it, the most notorious finale in show business. ‘Profound … hugely entertaining.’ ★★★★ (Herald). ★★★★ (Scotsman). Ages 16+.
The Arches presents Rob Drummond.
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Bullet Catch6 Aug 2012
Nerve-shredding re-enactment of the riskiest stunt of all
‘Magic’s riskiest stunt’ entails catching a speeding bullet between the teeth. In William Henderson’s case, it carried on, through bone and brain and back out the other side. Afterwards Charles Gaunt, the audience volunteer that pulled the trigger…
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