Bullet Catch. Overend, David (Other); Drummond, Rob (Author). 2012.

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Abstract

Roll up, roll up for the most daring, death defying show on earth: the Edinburgh Fringe smash hit Bullet Catch.

Be astounded by this compelling theatre performance!
Be amazed by this high calibre magic show with professional tricks galore!
Grasp the edge of your seat and feel the adrenaline rise in this powerful performance from acclaimed performer, director, playwright (and magician) Rob Drummond (Wrestling, Mr Write, Sixteen) which will test even the strongest of nerves…

A stunt so dangerous Houdini refused to attempt it, the Bullet Catch has claimed the lives of at least twelve illusionists, assistants and spectators since its conception in 1613. The show follows the life and death onstage of famed bullet catcher, William Henderson, who died 100 years ago performing the trick. 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.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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