Magicians.co.uk | Gossip, Our News | Monday, January 26, 2009  |  10 Comments »

  James Freedman was invited to 10 Downing Street again recently and was caught on camera by the policeman who took this photo!   James, a stage pickpocket and magician, was described in Time Out as “possibly the world’s best pickpocket”. He has entertained royalty, heads-of-state and celebrities in over 25 countries and has earned [...]

You’ve got to pick a pocket or two…….

Magicians.co.uk | Our News | Monday, January 12, 2009  |  17 Comments »

Over the festive period you may have been lucky enough to catch Roman Polanski’s modern version of the Dickens classic ‘Oliver Twist’ on the BBC. Unusually, three members of The Magic Circle were involved in the production of the film.  Pickpocket consultant James Freedman created pickpocket sequences and trained Sir Ben Kingsley (Fagin) and other [...]