Merlin's lost his pants - reward offered!

ESCAPOLOGIST Merlin Cadogan s famous Union Jack pants have done a disappearing act of their own and he is offering a reward for their return. He had to perform his regular act at The Milky Way Adventure Park on Monday in a pair of borrowed shorts. It was

ESCAPOLOGIST Merlin Cadogan's famous Union Jack pants have done a disappearing act of their own and he is offering a reward for their return.

He had to perform his regular act at The Milky Way Adventure Park on Monday in a pair of borrowed shorts.

"It was the first time I have performed the act without the pants," he said. "I feel naked without them."

Merlin's troubles began on Sunday evening after his performance at Woolacombe Sands holiday park.


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He drove to the pebbleridge slipway at Northam Burrows to go for a jog along the beach and left the shorts on his van's wing mirror to dry.

"When I got back to the van, I just drove off, so I don't know whether the pants fell off or whether someone took them," said Merlin.

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"I use them every single day in my act and they have become pretty famous since I wore them on the Britain's Got Talent TV programme.

"They are the only pair I have ever seen like that and I want them back."

The Milky Way, where a handcuffed Merlin escapes from a tank of water six days a week, is offering a family season ticket for the return of the pants.

"I'm also offering a cash rewaard, but I'm not holding my breath," said Merlin, who can be contacted on 07811139854.

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