Escape artist, strong woman and other London street performers leap into S'pore for festival of fun

Australian contortionist Emma Kerger (above) aims to squeeze into a 40cm perspex box. Covent Garden performers such as stilt jumping duo Jump Stilts Extreme (above) and "strong lady" Betty Brawn (above left) are part of the line-up at the Clarke Quay
Australian contortionist Emma Kerger (above) aims to squeeze into a 40cm perspex box. Covent Garden performers such as stilt jumping duo Jump Stilts Extreme and "strong lady" Betty Brawn are part of the line-up at the Clarke Quay StreetFest.PHOTOS: MAGIC ROCK
Australian contortionist Emma Kerger (above) aims to squeeze into a 40cm perspex box. Covent Garden performers such as stilt jumping duo Jump Stilts Extreme (above) and "strong lady" Betty Brawn (above left) are part of the line-up at the Clarke Quay
Australian contortionist Emma Kerger aims to squeeze into a 40cm perspex box. Covent Garden performers such as stilt jumping duo Jump Stilts Extreme (above) and "strong lady" Betty Brawn are part of the line-up at the Clarke Quay StreetFest.PHOTOS: MAGIC ROCK
Australian contortionist Emma Kerger (above) aims to squeeze into a 40cm perspex box. Covent Garden performers such as stilt jumping duo Jump Stilts Extreme (above) and "strong lady" Betty Brawn (above left) are part of the line-up at the Clarke Quay
Australian contortionist Emma Kerger aims to squeeze into a 40cm perspex box. Covent Garden performers such as stilt jumping duo Jump Stilts Extreme and "strong lady" Betty Brawn (above) are part of the line-up at the Clarke Quay StreetFest.PHOTOS: MAGIC ROCK

At the free Clarke Quay StreetFest, street performers from the British city's famed Covent Garden will showcase their talents in Singapore for the first time

To pull off his jaw-dropping feats, British escape artist Rob Roy Collins has hung from roller coasters, cranes and helicopters.

Later this month, Singapore audiences will get to witness his signature escape from handcuffs, chains and padlocks, while perched on top of a 3m-tall ladder.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2018, with the headline 'London's street acts leap into town'. Print Edition | Subscribe