Brockmans Gin recently hosted their international “Press For Gin” campaign, a secret and highly exclusive series of events with world class entertainment and top shelf cocktails.
Johnny Strange and his Theatre of Wonder entertained audiences at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse; Katie Trickett the amazing rubber girl, The Great Baldini and The Human Jukebox were among the line up of headlining entertainers.
Johnny put together a customised stunt on the request of Brockmans, the brief was to incorporate his record breaking sword swallowing with the theme of handcuffs. He did this by performing a unique escape act; swallowing a sword before being securely handcuffed in place with his hands behind his back using a set of police issue handcuffs, in a race against time he then had to pick the handcuffs, using his sense of touch alone, with just a regular hair pin. He had to escape the cuffs before he was able to remove the sword from his throat.
The Theatre of Wonder headed over to the Liverpool Tattoo Convention this year, bringing all kinds of weird and wacky stunts with them.
Johnny Strange was back at the Liverpool Tattoo Convention this year and this time he brought some friends. Eve Elle brought her bed of nails and ladder of swords, Charlie & Rachel Atlas performed their death defying knife throwing routine, Bloody Bones brought his unique flavour of humour to the stage along with his mouse trap of doom, and the Fuel Girls heated things up with a host of cosplay themed fire stunts.
Double trouble Guinness World Record breaking duo head to Spain for the first Benidorm Tattoo Convention.
Johnny Strange, “the man with ears of steel” and Elaine Davidson, “The most pierced woman in history”, flew out to sunny Spain to show off their Guinness World Record breaking piercings. Johnny Strange is known for lifting heavy weights and pulling vehicles with his ear piercings while Eline Davidson is known for being the most pierced woman in the world. Incase you are wondering, Elaine currently has over 11,000 piercings covering her face, arms, legs, chest and back and is the undisputed Guinness World Record holder for the “most pierced woman”.
A great weekend was had by all, with people enjoying everything from live bands to body painters, burlesque performers to fashion shows.
Johnny Strange has just come back from Budapest, Hungary, with Eve Elle were they performed a series of shows with the Theatre of Wonder at Lurdy Haz.
Over the weekend the duo performed an alternative form of Valentines Day entertainment for attendees of the 6th International Budapest Tattoo Convention, the largest one to date.
This show also marked Johnny Strange’s 4th performance at the convention in as many years, and once again proved
to be an audience favourite.
You can check out the video below to see parts of the show as well as seeing what the weekends event also had to offer, Video by Bagaba27.
Johnny Strange’s Theatre of Wonder recently hit the seaside town of Great Yarmouth. Sword swallowing, fire dancing, the bed of nails, pierced weight lifting, glass eating and much, much more featured in this theatre spectacle.
With the sideshow siren, Eve Elle, making her debut appearance in the show – she performs stunts so dangerous your mother would slap you for even thinking about them and has a fire routine so hot she could make the devil sweat.
She also has nerves of steel as Johnny performed one of his signature stunts and chainsawed an apple in half held in-between her teeth, pictured.
Image by Laura Tovell.
Johnny Strange has just come back from performing in Sweden with The Human Checkerboard, Matt Gone, who has spent a lifetime having his entire body tattooed from head to toe (including his tongue and the whites of his eyes).
The two were there providing live entertainment at the grand Sundspärlan Arena situated in the city of Helsingborg; Sweden’s closest point to Denmark. While there duo took part in several TV, newspaper and radio interviews including speaking to Robin Cox from Roskilde DampRadio where they spoke about life on the road and what it means to be a travelling performer.
An all star line up of some of the most amazing alternative performers will be heading over to the Telford International Centre on January 11th as part of Johnny Strange’s Theatre of Wonder, which will be headlining at Tattoo Freeze & Camper Mart. This time Johnny will be bringing along gentleman strongman Sir Leopold Aleksander and world famous contortionist Pixie Le Knot.
As well as hosting the show Johnny Strange, the sword swallower with the iron stomach, will be sliding stainless steel blades down his throat. Sir Leopold Aleksander, the lion of London, will be performing impossible feats of strength including bending wrought iron bars with his bare hands. ‘Game of Thrones’ star, Pixie Le Knot, will be flexing her body beyond belief as she performs eye watering feats of contortion and much, much more!
Johnny Strange is proud to be bringing his Theatre of Wonder to the Telford International Centre this coming January to perform as part of the Camper Mart & Tattoo Freeze festivals.
At the Theatre of Wonder you will be able to witness the weird and the bizarre in this creative celebration of the unusual. This time Johnny Strange will be bringing along vintage strongman Sir Leopold Aleksander and contortionist extraordinaire Pixie Le Knot.
Sir Leopold Aleksander, The Lion of London, possesses the strength of 10 men. He can bend solid steel bars, break heavy chains and roll sold frying pans with nothing more than his bare hands. ‘Game of Thrones’ contortionist, Pixie Le Knot, will be demonstrating beauty and grace with her amazingly flexible and elastic feats, watch in awe as she twist and contorts her body beyond belief.
As well as hosting the show Johnny will also be demonstrating some of his unique abilities, including sliding stainless steel swords down his throat and into his stomach.