Mat Ricardo: I've run out of tricks | ...so he's asking fans to come up with more

Mat Ricardo: I've run out of tricks

...so he's asking fans to come up with more

'Gentleman juggler' Mat Ricardo reckons he has run out of feats of dexterity to pull off on stage – so is asking his fans to come up with a trick they think he cannot learn.

'I've devoted my life to coming up with new, original, exciting things to show my audience.. but it's been 30 years and I think I've pretty much run out of ideas,' he said.

So he challenged fans to come up with a trick he won't be able to learn in the next 12 months.

Ricardo, who is Chortle's variety correspondent, will pick the most interesting suggestions tweeted to him via @MatRicardo – then attempt to do them as part of his 2018 Edinburgh Fringe show Mat Ricardo vs The World.

As he explains in the video, below, here are some rules: Nothing impossible or unreasonable for a middle aged man to be able to do; nothing that could kill him ('although a little danger is always fun, right?') and no singing.

Published: 30 Aug 2017

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