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Close-up Table Magician for Hire

Close-up Table Magician for Hire

What is a Close-up Table Magician? A close-up table magician performs tricks inches away from the audience, and creates before their eyes a world of tricks and illusions. This involves expert use of slight-of-hand techniques, so no matter how closely the spectator...

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Close-up Magician for Weddings, Parties and Events

Close-up Magician for Weddings, Parties and Events

Hire a Close-up Magician for Weddings, Parties and Events You’ve probably seen close-up magic on the TV. A magician pulls a rabbit from an empty hat and there’s a gasp in the audience, then laughter, followed by applause. It's a great way to get people involved and...

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Close-up Magic

Close-up Magic

Magicians have always been a source of fascination and entertainment. They use their skills to perform illusions and tricks that amaze and amuse audiences of all ages. But what many people don’t know is that magicians are also experts at making people laugh. Close-up...

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Starting over.

Starting over.

Hire a Magician for 2021/2022 It has been a tough year for many so I know I am not alone in having a business I worked so hard to build up completely decimated. Most of my work over the years at corporate events, weddings and private parties mainly came from being out...

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A Call From The President

A Call From The President

At around 10:30pm a few nights ago I received a WhatsApp message from The President of The Magic Circle Scott Penrose requesting to speak to me on the phone as soon as possible. As anyone would assume when receiving a message at that hour I assumed I had done...

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Edinburgh Festival 2018 Special

MAGICIAN AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL A special episode recorded during the 2018 Edinburgh Festival, Richard revisits six previous guests who are all performing at the festival with their own shows for a catch up. Featuring Piff The Magic Dragon, Ben Hart, Ben Hanlin, Harry...

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Attempting to fool Penn & Teller

Penn & Teller: Fool Us Back in 2011 I was lucky enough to be invited to perform on the (at the time brand new) ITV1 show Penn & Teller: Fool Us hosted by Jonathan Ross. If you haven't seen the show, the format is that the best magicians in the land are invited...

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Champions of Magic – Spring 2017 UK Theatre Tour

The Champions of Magic Tour I am very excited to announce that I will be embarking on a 30 date UK theatre tour in the Spring of 2017 with the Champions of Magic show. It is a wonderful show with 5 magicians who are all very different. I do the last 35 minutes of the...

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Christmas Party Magician

Magician for Christmas Parties Can you believe it? I can't! How is it nearly Christmas party season already? My email inbox is starting to fill up with emails about upcoming office and company Christmas parties. I have been performing at them for nearly 10 years and...

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Ep 72 – Derren Brown

Interview With Derren Brown One of the world's greatest living magicians takes to my hot seat for the series finale. Derren Brown has changed mentalism in our industry forever and become a household name in the process. He has produced more television content over the...

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