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an entertainer who is expert in the art of escaping

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AN escapologist has revived plans for a spectacular "buried alive" charity stunt.
The performers, including escapologist Chris Cross, are part of wider measures by NE1 to promote the city centre as the region's prime shopping location.
The second annual Escape for Life, staged to raise money for research into multiple sclerosis, featured live bands and singers from around Yorkshire, magicians, illusionists, jugglers and escapologists.
CAPTAIN Ron Vlaar has urged Villa's escapologists to continue proving their Premier League worth by avoiding a relegation scrap next season.
The performance will include professional escapologists, unicyclists, magicians and mind reading acts.
The threat to Malik was very real - three escapologists, two Americans and a Briton, have died performing similar stunts in the last 15 years.
Shelton Square and Broadgate will play host to unicyclists, comic magicians, acrobats, clowns, jugglers and escapologists.
And they'vefound ace knife-throwers, roller jugglers, escapologists, trapeze artistes, illusionists, strongman acts and more.
Escape artist Roslyn Walker, an EFL volunteer, said: "We are a team of people made up of professional performers, escapologists, engineers and business people.
Having been the perennial escapologists in recent seasons, losing their latest relegation battle but winning the cup is sure to mean Sunday's curtain-closer is half party-half wake for the Lancashire club.
Each week we're looking at different entertainers, from bands through to fire-eaters and escapologists.
Renowned escapologists Coventry escaped on the final day with a 2-1 win at White Hart Lane thanks to goals from Dion Dublin and Paul Williams.
The FA Cup winners and perenial Premier League escapologists finally tumbled with their 4-1 defeat at Arsenal, but Wigan club chairman Dave Whelan was hoping to bounce straight back - and praying manager Roberto Martinez would still be at the helm.
MARTIN O'Neill feels Fulham have earned the right to aim higher than Premier League survival after hailing last season's escapologists act as "unbelievable".
Daniel Hunt, of Amethyst International Escapologists and Illusionists, will be bound in 100ft of solid steel chain and handcuffs, secured with padlocks and locked into the cell.