Welcome to the website of Oxford Magician Richard Young

Richard Young’s 2019 Close-Up Magic Video Showreel:

Oxford Magician Richard Young performs Close-Up Magic which is often called table magic at corporate events, weddings and private parties all over the UK and Europe. Richard has been a full time professional magician in the UK since 2007. Through this website you can book Richard for your upcoming party, wedding or corporate event. Richard Young was recently featured on the hit TV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us, ITV1’s The Next Great Magician series and was also chosen by the Producers of the internationally touring magic show Champions of Magic to be the closing act in the show.



The tricks and illusions presented for your guests are performed inches away either while your guests are either 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, who in 2018 promoted him to A Member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star, the top degree within the society limited to only 300 members worldwide.


– A member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star.

– A full time professional (150-200 events a year, every year since 2007).

– 80% of clients rebook for another event within 2 years of first booking Richard’s services.

– Recommended by some of the most exclusive venues in the UK including Blenheim Palace, The Houses of Parliament and Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, recently voted the best hotel in the UK.

– Performed on television dozens of times including on the hit series Penn & Teller: ‘Fool Us’ twice and also on the ITV1 prime time show ‘The Next Great Magician’.

– Co-created and starred in this hit YouTube video which went viral (30 million views and counting across various video sharing platforms): WATCH HERE

– Chosen by the Producers of the internationally touring theatre show Champions of Magic to be the closing magician on the show after they auditioned some of the best acts in the world. Richard has completed 5 UK theatre tours with this show and also 3 North American tours performing in 3000 seat theatres and arenas.

– Previous clients include The McLaren F1 team, Apple, The Ritz, Hilton Hotels, Sony, HSBC and hundreds of other small and large organisations.

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 an event 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 Oxford Magician Richard Young performing on TV, in the background of a Live Sky News Broadcast which has been viewed over 30 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.

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Richard Young also performs in these towns and anywhere else in the world:

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