Welcome to the website of Oxford Magician Richard Young

Oxford Magician Richard Young performs Close-Up Magic which is often called table magic at corporate events, weddings and private parties. Richard has been a full time professional magician in the UK since 2007. Through this website you can book Richard for your upcoming event.



The tricks and illusions presented for your guests are performed inches away either while your guests are seated at tables or stood with drinks. Richard Young is regarded as one of the best close-up magicians in the UK by the UK’s top event companies and The Magic Circle.

Richard Young’s Career Highlights:

1998 – The Magic Circle Young Close-Up Magician of the Year.

2007 – Becomes a full time professional magician.

2008 – Passes the performance examination for membership of The Magic Circle.

2011 – Performs on ITV1 with Jonathan Ross on the hit prime time Saturday night television show Penn & Teller: ‘Fool Us’.

2012 – Promoted to AIMC level of membership of The Magic Circle, the highest level available through performance examination.

2013 – Presents the largest magic show in the history of the Free Fringe at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

2014 - Headliner of the UK touring theatre magic show Champions of Magic.

2015 – Stars in a YouTube video which goes viral (20 million views) where he performs magic in the background of a Live Sky News broadcast outside the Houses of Parliament. WATCH HERE

2016 – Appears on the ITV1 Saturday night magic show The Next Great Magician

Oxford Magician Richard is available to perform at a wide array of events, from weddings to corporate events and private parties. His magic is not only designed to amaze your guests but also change the entire atmosphere of the event and make it one that your guests will remember for years to come.

Here is what the people who have already booked him have said about him.

Got a question? You may find the answer here. If you don’t contact me.

Oxford Magician Richard Young is also one half of the comedy illusion act Young & Strange

On this website you can read client testimonials, watch videos of Richard Young performing on TV, in the background of a Live Sky News Broadcast which has been viewed over 20 million times online and also at events around the UK as a close-up magician. On the tab above click on your type of event to learn more about how Richard Young the close-up magician can enrich your next event with his spectacular Close-Up Magic.

Richard Young the magicians 2016 Close-Up Magic Showreel:

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