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Escape Attempts

Here is a list of just some of the many attempts and escapes David performed.

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Escape Attempts

York prison Cell Escape

Tetley Beer Challenge

Ripon Cell Escape

Cage & Cuff Escape

Rochdale Cell Escape

Houdini Milk Can Wales

Burnley Cell Escape

Fox Denton Crate Escape

Oldham RSPCA Challenge

Blackpool Rollercoaster

Carboot Escape Crow Nest Park

Hollinwood Crate Escape


18th April 1983

18th June 1983

26th July 1983

13th August 1983

25th August 1983

26th September 1983

18th May 1984

21st July 1984

27th August 1984

26th September 1984

26th August 1986

27th May 1989

Time Take

Approx. 3 Minutes

1 Minute 30s

11 Minutes


21 minutes

2 minutes

10 Minutes

12 Minutes

20 Minutes

3 minutes 13 seconds


2 minutes