Having only just touched back down to earth following the success of his spectacular run at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Mr. Swallow returns to Soho Theatre with Mr. Swallow – Houdini, the self-proclaimed first-ever entirely true auto-biopic of legendary magician Harry Houdini.
Forget William Kalush and Larry Sloman’s painstakingly researched 608-page book The Secret Life of Houdini (IT. IS. BOR-ING.) Forget hours of trawling Google (whatever happened to Encarta 97?) Mr. Swallow – Houdini will be a world-first celebration of the man who brought magic and escapology to the mainstream.
Mr. Swallow – Houdini will also bear witness to a Soho Theatre first, a recreation of one of Houdini’s most famous tricks – the underwater escape! Mr. Swallow will attempt to free himself from the iron-grip like shackles and escape the tank before it’s too late (or that’ll be another first.)
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