“I howled with laughter,” “pretty excellent,” “brilliant magic and very entertaining characters” – audiences love the marvellous mix of character comedy and mindblowing magic in Paul Aitchison’s Could It Be Magic? Take a look at what they said, then book your tickets for the final performances of his short London run at Chiswick Playhouse!
As Paul Aitchison’s hilarious tale of a magic competition, Could It Be Magic?, arrives at the Chiswick Playhouse, meet the four quirky illusionists vying for its very special trophy. Book your tickets now!
Who wouldn’t want to start 202o with a lot of laughter and something a bit magical? That’s exactly what’s in store with Paul Aitchison’s Edinburgh hit, Could It Be Magic?. Check out the trailer, then book your tickets!
Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Paul Aitchison’s hit show blending character comedy with phenomenal tricks, Could It Be Magic?, comes to London in 2020, playing a short season at the Chiswick Playhouse. Time to book your tickets!
The Illusionists are back in London for the summer season with their mix of illusion, thrilling feats, humour and family fun.
Theatregoers will be most familiar with Simon Evans as a highly accomplished director – did you know that he’s also a magician? In his latest magic show, reuniting with his fellow director-illusionist David Aula, he aims to make mankind vanish – until Sunday 4 February 2018 only at VAULT Festival.
Mahdi Gilbert was born without hands or feet and has struggled through bullying, loneliness and depression to become recognised as one of the greatest magicians of our time, a favourite of peers including Derren Brown and Penn & Teller. Following a hugely successful international tour, his show MAHDI THE MAGICIAN gets its UK premiere this month at the VAULT Festival. Be inspired, be mystified …
Thrilling: Magician-scientist hybrid Kevin Quantum brings a show that truly seems to defy gravity to the Debating Hall of the Gilded Balloon Teviot.
Mowgli, a ferocious boy-child raised by wolves in the jungle, has been kicked out of the pack. He’s trying to figure out what to do next when he meets a mysterious creature from another world – or rather, another story.
Still very much finding its feet and theatricality, Freak is an engaging lecture with a charming, historical bent.
It’s fair to say that watching Jerry Sadowitz is not for the fainthearted. There is no topic that this infamous comedian/magician won’t attempt to mine comedy material from.
Sideshow/cabaret Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman is a wonderfully quirky manifestation of sisterhood, womanhood and the wonders of the female body.
Old-fashioned trickery and a well-known story combine with humour in A (sort of) Christmas Carol Magic Show at the Spiegeltent in Edinburgh – a seasonal offering that does not always gel but provides a great deal of entertainment.
Donny Stixx is a teenaged magician with boundless dedication to his craft and desperation for fame. Rather than doing things that boys his age normally do, he spends hours honing his skills and tweaking the act he performs.
Impresario Gerry Cottle has one of the most recognisable names in British circus and family entertainment, thanks to an extensive touring career over half a century, regular television appearances.
The evening is all about delayed satisfaction and when the magicians Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne arrive, fully clothed, their act is glossed with a lot of interactive banter with audience participants… Come for the cock by all means, but you have to accept there’s a fair amount of bull too.
Likeable laddish Midlands magician Ben Hamlin fronts ITV2’s Tricked in which the general public and some sub-prime celebrities (Louie Spence, random spraytans from TOWIE) are teased with close-up conjuring and mind games, Candid Camera-style.
You have to be careful calling any richly tattooed Glaswegian a ‘mentalist’, but it’s how Colin Cloud described himself at his bum-flashing 2012 audition for Britain’s Got Talent.
Blizzard Concept’s show Opéra pour Sèche-Cheveux (or ‘Hairdryer’s Opera’) begins with a riveting succession of foam balls that seem to float magically in midair. The two French performers are Antoine Terrieux – the magician – and Julien Mandier, the clown/juggler.
Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, The Naked Magicians will make their West End debut and wave their magic wands at Trafalgar Studios from Wednesday 31 August until Saturday 24 September 2016.
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