An unusual birthday present for Beth to celebrate turning 21

Beth Longmate
Beth Longmate
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It’s not the most conventional 21st birthday present but a Retford mum contacted the Circus of Horrors and they suggested her daughter became the girl in the bottle for the day.

Beth Longmate is a keen fan of the show so her mum decided to try and give her something extra for her 21st birthday and got in touch with Circus of Horrors creator Dr Haze.

To her amazement he offered this unique opportunity live on stage in front of more than 1,000 people at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham.

Beth said she was “terrified and excited all at the same time and trained for the stunt by asking her Mum to put her into small spaces, such as a laundry basket and small cupboards. She managed to squeeze in and out of the bottle, which is two feet tall and 18 inches in diameter. She said she loved the experience so much she has asked to do the stunt again when The Circus of Horrors visits Retford on November 24.