The second instalment of Johnny Strange’s appearances on Guinness World Records’ Facebook Live saw him attempting two more records.
Johnny attempted the record for “The most newspapers split using a bullwhip in one minute” and the record for “Most swords swallowed in 3 minutes”.
Johnny achieved two out of two by successfully splitting 16 newspapers with a bullwhip, held by Facebook Live host Paul “Pee Wee” Wiggins, and by swallowing a 21” blade a whopping 16 times in three minutes!
The Facebook Live broadcast had over 190,000 viewers and Johnny answered many questions in the ‘Ask Me Anything’ Q&A session. Watch the short clip below, or if you want to watch the full 55 minute video head over to the Guinness World Records Facebook page over at; Guinness World Records Facebook Live – Johnny Strange
Johnny Strange recently took part in a Guinness World Records’ Facebook Live broadcast.
Facebook Live host, Paul “Pee Wee” Wiggins, joined Johnny for a broadcast held on the Guinness World Records Facebook page. The live chat lasted approximately 45 minutes and included demonstrations of some of Johnny’s bizarre antics as well as an ‘Ask Me Anything’ Q&A with questions being submitted by some of the 198,000+ viewers and read out in real time via Facebook.
This was only part one of Johnny’s appearances on Guinness’ Facebook Live broadcasts, with the second instalment scheduled for 13th December 2016. Watch the short clip below, or if you want to watch the full 45 minute video head over to the Guinness World Records Facebook page over at;
For the first time ever The Cabaret of Excess is partying outside of London!
Spread over 3 floors, with it’s beautiful vintage decor & mysterious atmosphere just outside Manchester’s city centre, it’s the ideal venue to host an evening of debauchery and excess. So dig out your dancing girl dresses, feathers & top hats; we’ve got some exciting things in store! Expect canapés, cocktails & of course beautiful surroundings to indulge your desires!
Along with Johnny Strange’s death defying stunts, Spain’s Elena Gibson will be performing her beautiful Tango act and Burlesque star Raven Lenore will be performing her isis wings show. The night will be topped off with DJ Rockit Riyad spinning disks into the early hours.
Today marks the twelfth annual Guinness World Records Day, which will see thousands of people across the globe come together for one very special celebration of record breaking.
The annual event, which commemorates the day in 2004 when Guinness World Records became the world’s bestselling copyright book, sees thousands of people all over the world attempt to secure a prestigious world records title during a 24 hour period.
As GWR Day also happens to fall on a “Throwback Thursday”, check out this pic from 2013 of Johnny Strange holding some of his Guinness World Record certificates along with the Guinness Book of Records’ editor-in-chief, Craig Glenday.
This Halloween season Johnny Strange brought the Fright Night Freakshow to Cursed, Essex’s number 1 scare attraction.
For October, Wat Tyler Country Park’s 125 acres of stunning parkland in the heart of the south Essex marshes, was transformed into a adrenaline fuelled award-winnging Halloween fright night experience for the fifth year running.
Attractions such as Toy Sop, Pig Pen, Arachnid, Cell 13, The Nag Inn, FestEvil and WorkChop are back by popular demand with the newest attraction, Amphi-Fear-ter, being added as the newest attraction to line up; a full carnival freak show experience with sword swallowers, contortionists, fire eaters and more.
Johnny Strange spent the weekend in Ireland performing at the Galway Tattoo Show. The show brought together some of the world’s best international tattoo artists and some of Ireland’s best tattoo talent.
As well as Johnny Strange’s comedy/ daredevil show the event also featured walkabout entertainment, live music, an art gallery, body painting, a tattoo cinema, photo booths, market stalls and traders.
This month the new Guinness Book is out, the Guinness Book of Records 2017 twinned with the 2017 Gamers Edition, and once again, for the third year running Johnny Strange’s weird and wonderful stunts have been featured on it’s pages.
The book features some of Johnny’s chainsaw and ‘ears of steel’ Guinness World Records, check them out in the “Don’t Try This At Home, Performers” section of the book.
One of the stunts featured is Johnny’s eye watering, ear stretching, mind over matter feat of endurance. Johnny set the Guinness World Record for “The heaviest weight pulled by pierced ears” when he managed to drag a Cessna 172-P aircraft weighing in at a staggering 0.68 tonnes (677.8kg, 1,494.3lbs).
This news story was reported in print all over the world and even made it to national TV;