We had no idea what we were letting ourselves in for when magician Troy, who has a one-off special coming up on E4, stopped by for an episode of ‘BUILD’.
His latest show has been overseen by Derren Brown, but we obviously needed up-close proof of his magical abilities. Which is how he ended up swallowing needles live. *Gulp* (Literally.)
Troy has also fronted a series of E4 shows, and his super-tense show ‘The High Wire’ will see him attempt an extremely ambitious stunt.
In a unique twist, viewers will also get to find out how he does many tricks, as the programme charts the two months of intense planning that went into masterminding the trick, which is part highwire stunt and illusion.
‘Troy: High Wire’ is on E4 on Thursday 22 December. See him discuss the show in the video below (and when you’re feeling brave enough, watch the trick above…