Events

Escapology Attempt

15 August 2015


UK Escape Artist Riley will attempt to escape from Cell No.1 at Ripon Prison & Police Museum.

Back in 1983 UK Escape Artist David De-Val managed to escape from this very cell in 11 minutes, having worked out Houdini's methods. Rebecca Taylor, daughter of the late David De-Val, has put up a challenge to "Riley", a lifelong friend of her father, to re-enact this escape.

Other activities on the day include straitjacket escapes, prisoner chain and padlock escapes, and a Houdini talk.

Prison and Police Museum