New Tommy Cooper drama for ITV | Magic News, Magic Videos | Monday, June 3, 2013  |  No Comments »

David Threlfall has been cast for the lead role in a new drama about the late Tommy Cooper. The film, written by Men Behaving Badly creator Simon Nye, will recreate the agony Cooper faced during the period he was in love with two women – his assistant Mary Kay and his wife Gwen, whom he [...]

The Illusionists Live – UK Tour | Magic News, Magic Videos | Monday, May 20, 2013  |  1 Comment »

In an age where on-screen magicians are aplenty and live magic is as hard to find as a black cat in a coal cellar, seven incredible magicians from around the world have joined forces to create The Illusionists, a show full of magic, illusion and mystery. This critically acclaimed production has been touring the world, [...]

Baffling Tile Illusion | Magic Videos | Monday, May 13, 2013  |  19 Comments »

Argentine illusionist Norberto Jansenson has become an internet sensation performing his tile illusion. He begins by using 63 (9×7) square grey tiles and after a little rearranging he is somehow left with 64 tiles! He repeats the procedure until he has 65 and then 66 tiles before performing the illusion in reverse to make the [...]

Magic Auction: The Personal Property of Cardini | Magic News, Magic Videos | Monday, April 8, 2013  |  No Comments »

On Saturday, the much anticipated sale at auction of the personal property of Cardini took place at Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago. Cardini was possibly the most influential and exceptional magician ever. His stage name became synonymous with card manipulation which he combined with his original and unique skills to create a brilliant and [...]

Jonathan Goodwin – Tough as nails | Magic News, Magic Videos | Monday, March 18, 2013  |  No Comments »

Professional danger man and escapologist Jonathan Goodwin is back with a new series of The Incredible Mr. Goodwin. The hit show sees Jonathan attempt a host of dangerous new stunts including free climbing skyscrapers and rolling a dice to determine how many fingers he will use to hang off a building. Last week, viewers watched [...]

Variety is the Spice of Life | Magic News, Magic Videos, Our News | Thursday, March 7, 2013  |  No Comments »

London’s Newest Variety Show at UCL is already a popular hit. With comedy, magic, juggling, music and mind reading, audiences have been revelling in the show that This Is Cabaret said would “not look out of place in a West End establishment”. Have a peek at last month’s show here For a really fun and [...]

Finding Nemo? | Magic Videos | Monday, February 25, 2013  |  No Comments »

You never know what you might find when you’re trawling the net and this performance had Sharon Osborne gasping for air. While some magicians get a big thumbs up when conjuring a goldfish from mid air, the amazing Young-Jim Kim appeared on Korea’s got Talent recently and showed a dexterity in his fishy fingers that [...]

Dr Faustus | Gossip, Magic News, Magic Videos, Our News | Monday, February 18, 2013  |  10 Comments »

We all want what we can’t have. But what price would we pay to get it? Our theatrical Illusion Designers James Freedman and Ben Hart, have been working with Director Dominic Hill to create the illusion elements for “Dr Faustus”, a modernised version of Marlowe’s disturbing tale of mankind’s greed for power and fame, with [...]

Les Misérables – One more day! | Magic News, Magic Videos, Our News | Thursday, January 10, 2013  |  14 Comments »

The much anticipated “Les Misérables” is released in the UK tomorrow. From Academy Award winning director Tom Hooper, the epic film adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel has already received rave reviews, four Golden Globe nominations including Best Film and several Oscar nominations. “Les Misérables” breaks new ground in authenticity with every actor singing live [...]

Mesmerising Contact Juggler | Magic News, Magic Videos, Our News | Monday, January 7, 2013  |  11 Comments »

One of the best things about our work is that we often get to meet other unusual entertainers. Now we’ve seen lots and lots of jugglers but last month, we had the pleasure of watching a real master of his craft mesmerise an audience. Ladies & Gentlemen, from the Calvos contact juggling team, we present [...]