Merry Christmas! | Magic News | Monday, December 27, 2010  |  15 Comments »

Well the big day is over and we hope you had a fantastic time too! Once again our Mindreaders knew exactly what presents they were getting, one of our Pickpockets gave his cousin seven wristwatches before she realised it was the same one… and then the Escapologists all got out of the washing up! From [...]

The Magic Circle Young Magician of the Year Competition | Magic News | Monday, December 20, 2010  |  11 Comments »

Next year will represent the 50th Anniversary of this special competition. Held every two years at The Magic Circle Headquarters, London the competition is open to all magicians aged between 14 and 18 on 1st January 2011 who can present a stage act suitable for a family audience, of between eight and twelve minutes. Every [...]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us | Magic News | Monday, December 13, 2010  |  9 Comments »

Comedy magicians Penn and Teller are to star in a new ITV1 magic ‘spectacular’ to be fronted by Jonathan Ross. News of the 90-minute show Fool Us comes after BBC One announced its own magic series, The Magicians, presented by Lenny Henry. While the BBC magic show features professional illusionists, the ITV show takes its [...]

Lenny Henry to host BBC:The Magicians | Magic News | Monday, December 6, 2010  |  22 Comments »

Actor and comedian Lenny Henry has been chosen to host BBC One’s new Saturday night entertainment spectacular, The Magicians. The show will air in January 2011 with an exciting line-up of magicians, including sleight of hand expert Chris Korn, illusionist Luis de Matos, and innovative magical duo, Barry and Stuart. Each act will perform with [...]