The greatest pleasure as a Magician is the reaction from unsuspecting onlookers.
Here's a video clip taken by a guest last month when I was booked to perform my stage magic show in The Celtic Manor in South Wales.
Before the show, I performed close up magic for some of the guests and practiced a little pickpocketing! Check out this gentlemens reaction...Read More....
Born in Belfast, Billy McComb trained to be a doctor but soon swapped his scrubs for the bright lights of London’s West End.Read More....
Over the years performing magic shows for family audiences I've often noticed a strange thing - young kids can be often more difficult to fool with magic tricks than adults.
Logic would lead us to believe that it should be the other way around!
I have a theory which is Read More....
As a kid I was fascinated by carnivals, circuses but most of all by the Sideshow.
Reading about the bizarre acts used to make hair on the back of my neck stand up.
It inspired me to learn sword swallowing.
A belated but massive thanks to all the companies who booked me to perform my magic show as part of their Christmas party entertainment.My heart often goes out to the poor individual who has to organise an office party entertainment! Its one hell of a job so I decided to put together a list of hints and tips to make it less excruciating -
There are sixty known sword swallowers in the world - that's 1 in a 100 million people who practice this ancient and very dangerous art! Audiences often suspect a trick sword (particularly if you are a Magician) but the trick isnt in the sword, the trick is in your head!
But for those of you who dont believe its the real deal check out what happened to this poor guy -
Photo: Tuoi Tre - The sword swallower is being treated at Cho Ray Hospital