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 to perform their best trick for the legendary Las Vegas magicians Penn & Teller and they must attempt to fool them with it. It is actually very hard to fool a magician with a magic trick, especially Penn & Teller who between them have over 100 years of experience! I didn’t fool them back in 2011, however the exposure on prime time ITV1 did wonders for my fairly new magic career at the time.
The Fool Us TV show is now in its 4th season and is now filmed in Penn & Tellers theatre in Las Vegas. I was very lucky a few weeks ago to be invited to travel to Las Vegas to have a second attempt at fooling them on prime time television alongside my trusty sidekick Strange. This is what happened: