Armitage Shanks is a brand that has become part of the Great British National Psyche. Here are just a few tongue-in-cheek examples of how our brand has inspired a sense of fun over the years.
Hall of Fame
2017 is a very special year. It combines the anniversary of Armitage Shanks, the 100 year anniversary of Marcel Duchamp submitting a urinal to the New York Society of Independent Artists for exhibition. It is also the year that Hull becomes city of culture.
Armitage Shanks is the pseudonym of the ringmaster of the Seattle, Washington based Circus Contraption
Armitage Shanks Punk Band
Smash the cistern album by
Punk band called Armitage Shanks
Green day Insomniac
Album track title
The first track of Green Day’s album Insomniac is titled “Armatage Shanks”
Armitage the rat in Ratburger the book
In the wickedly funny number one best-seller by David Walliams the rat is named “Armitage”
Her tribute to Duchamps
Lady Gaga used an Armitage Shanks urinal to make her own version of the Duchamps urinal artwork
Johnny English Reborn
Armitage shanks folk song
Chuck got the idea for this song after being unable to use the airplane toilets.
Once on the ground, he was so ‘relieved’ to be introduced to the Armitage Shanks brand that he decided to write a song in it’s honour.
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Armitage Shanks in Viz magazine
Viz Magazine has referenced the brand on several occasions, in their own irreverent style!
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