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Dynamo posts 'winky face' after levitation stunt falls flat

Dynamo's wires were revealed as he 'levitated' above the Shard Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Dynamo has posted a 'winky face' on Twitter, after photos revealing the wires used in his levitation stunt were widely circulated on the social media site.

The magician had urged fans to 'look up' and see him apparently levitating over the Shard, but unfortunately, eagle eyed viewers soon saw through the stunt.

In a previous, more successful stunt, Dynamo 'levitated' alongside a London bus Credit: Jeff Moore/Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

Dynamo is not the first magician to suffer the wrath of Londoners. David Blaine was shocked when people threw missiles at his perspex box as he spent 44 days suspended by a crane.

David Blaine after 44 days in box Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Onlookers drove golf balls at the box, shot paint bombs, threw eggs, and banged on drums at night to keep him awake.

Onlookers watch David Blaine in a box, surviving on nothing but water Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive/Press Association Images