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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 eventsweddings and private parties all over the UK and Europe.

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Member of The Inner Magic Circle With Gold Star

As Seen On:

As Seen On:

Penn & Teller:
Fool Us
ITV1’s The Next Great Magician
London’s West End
Champions of Magic
World Tour

Richard Young’s Close-Up Magic
Video Showreel

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.

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.

Why Richard Young Is The Perfect Magician For Your Upcoming Event

  • A member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star.
  • A busy full time professional (150-200 events a year).
  • 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 US 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.