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By Sophie Finnegan

A Gateshead firm has created the world's longest stag and hen t-shirt which lets mates spend their weekend stitched together.

The quirky creation, dubbed the 'Human Stagipede' in a nod to the notorious 2009 flick 'The Human Centipede', can see up to eight people fit inside. The hilarious design means hens and stags can literally get closer to each other.

However, unlike the controversial horror, stags and hens do have room to breathe – as thankfully they are only attached at the shirt. And the boss of the Gateshead firm tasked with creating the eye-grabbing garment is over the moon with the result.

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Matt Mavir, managing director of Last Night of Freedom, said: "Newcastle is the stag capital of Britain, so when one group who had booked with us asked if we could do something a bit different, we more than happy to oblige.

"The lads told us they really wanted to bond whilst also stitching the groom up, so this seemed to tick both boxes. They were chuffed as they’ll get plenty of attention on a night out, and we were so thrilled with it, we are selling it on our website.

"It really is perfect for stags and hens seeking something unique for their trip – and a great group activity!"

The Frankenstein design was aired for the first time on Friday, with a brave group of lads donning the £199 shirt as they slowly embarked on what was, quite literally, a Quayside bar crawl.

Giggling passers-by snapped selfies with the 'Stagipede' as – pints in hand – the thirsty fellas wriggled past the Tyne Bridge before hitting the Toon.

And it turned the heads of stunned Geordies, with one quipping: "I just hope none of them need the toilet, because that’s going to be really awkward."

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