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Ep 37 - Ian Keable

Comedy magician and author Ian Keable is in my hot seat in this episode to discuss why after graduating from Oxford University and landing a stable job as an accountant he decided ...

Ep 36 - Jez Rose

This week I speak to Jez Rose about his various careers in magic to date. He shares with us his time at Marvin's Magic, the controversy he caused when he entered The Young Magician...

Ep 35 - Chris Cox

To coincide with the opening of the West End's new magic show Impossible I sit down with one of the stars of the show Chris Cox.  Chris has had an amazing career so far as 'the...

Ep 34 - Andy Nyman

The big fish I have been trying to catch for the podcast since the beginning of the project is finally in my hot seat! This is an amazingly open and candid interview about Andy Nym...

Ep 33 - Richard Pinner

The Vice President of The Magic Circle Richard Pinner takes to my hot seat to answer my questions regarding the past, present and future of the Club. We also discuss close-up mag...

Ep 32 - Morgan & West

The first double act to appear on The Magicians' Podcast and what a cracking episode this is! Morgan & West have an incredibly strong work ethic and have come up with hours o...

Ep 31 - Richard Cadell

This is a fantastic episode! Richard Cadell has had an amazing life and he shares it all here. We discuss Richard winning The Young Magician of the Year, working as an illusionist ...

This week we discuss the world of children's magic with Paul Megram (aka Colonel Custard). We discuss his background, how he built up his business and the way he keeps his clients ...

Ep 29 - Alex McAleer

Alex's mum died when he was 14, at around the same time he discovered Derren Brown and his journey to becoming a Champion of Magic had begun. In this interview we discuss Alex's in...

Ep 28 - Etienne Pradier

Perhaps the best dressed, busiest and funniest working Close-Up Magician in the UK, French magician Etienne Pradier shares his life story on this weeks Podcast. How did he end up i...

Ep 27 - Jamie Raven

Jamie Raven has been one of the UK's top working professional magicians for many years, working at top end corporate and private events. In early 2015 Jamie took an enormous risk w...

Ep 26 - Luke Jermay

According to his Twitter bio he is 'of little mainstream interest' however after seeing his full evening show I couldn't possibly disagree more! Luke is an incredible raw talent an...

Ep 25 - Ben Hart

Series 2 begins with a bright young talent! Ben Hart was The Young Magician of the Year and was recently one of the featured performers on the BBC3 series Killer Magic. Ben is also...

Ep 24 - Nick Einhorn

Nick Einhorn is unquestionably one of the highest profile close-up workers in the country, with top end clients and the highest fees, in this Podcast he gives us an insight in to h...

Ep 23 - Jamie Allan

From a show business family, Jamie Allan was always going to be on stage once the magic bug bite him. A successful career on the worlds largest cruise ships performing the biggest ...

Ep 22 - John Archer

The Police officer turned comedy magician takes to The Magicians' Podcast hot seat to talk us through his career. We discuss what it was like to be the first man to fool Penn &...

Ep 21 - Laura London

In the hot seat this week is one of the most in demand Close-Up Magicians in the capital Laura London. Laura discusses her appearance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us. Her Close-Up ac...

Ep 20 - Danny Buckler

Danny Buckler is a comedian who used to do magic, he still does magic from time to time however his real talent lies in the unplanned. Some people have gone as far to say that Dann...

Ep 19 - Will Houstoun

The 2015 Magic Circle Close-Up Magician of the Year Will Houstoun joins me to discuss his competition victory, magic history, his PHD, his two books and what it's like to be the ed...

Ep 18 - Pete Firman

One of the biggest stars in UK magic is in The Magicians' Podcast hot seat this week. Pete Firman joins me to discuss his childhood, his break on Channel 5's Monkey Magic, BBC1's T...

Ep 17 - Ben Hanlin

Star of the ITV2 show Tricked, Ben Hanlin tells us how the road to his own TV series started on YouTube. He discusses the ethical issues of the Breaking Magic TV series which he co...

Ep 16 - Duncan Trillo

You will know Duncan Trillo as the man behind MagicWeek however he's had an incredible career performing all around the world supporting major stars and winning lots of awards alon...

Ep 15 - John Lenahan

John Lenahan is from Philadelphia, in the 1980's he travelled around Europe street performing before settling in London. What followed over the next 20 years was success on televis...

Ep 14 - David Williamson

A podcast with (almost certainly) one of your favourite magicians! David Williamson was in London for 48 hours and was on great form in this interview. Including the story of how ...

Ep 13 - Edward Hilsum

Edward Hilsum is one of the featured performers on the Champions of Magic UK tour. In his teens he was hotly tipped to win The Magic Circle Young Magician of The Year, but he didn'...

Ep 12 - David Penn

David Penn is a multi-award winning close-up magician and an internationally renowned stage illusionist. He was the first magician to ever reach the live semi finals of Britain's ...

Ep 11 - Rob James

Rob James is a Bristol based professional magician who began his professional career in 2001. How does a magician who started his career with a weekly residency in Frankie & Be...

Ep 10 - Noel Britten

Noel Britten is a former Stand-Up Comedian, the owner and creator of the Bizarre Bath Comedy Walk and the organiser of The International Magic Festival and Convention, in this Podc...

Ep 9 - James Freedman

James Freedman is a London based magician and pickpocket. In August 2014 he took one of the most innovative and genre changing shows to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival that I have ev...

Ep 8 - Russ Stevens

Russ Stevens is an outspoken critic of television magic, the foundations of his opinions come from decades of 'DOING IT LIVE' as a stage illusionist. From The Magic Circle Young Ma...

Ep 7 - Andi Gladwin

Andi Gladwin came third in the 1998 Young Magician Club Close-Up Competition, he didn't take his defeat to heart and is now without question one of the most brilliant minds in magi...

Ep 6 - Anthony Owen

Anthony Owen has a unique career in the UK as the head of magic at Objective Productions. His career in television magic now spans more than two decades and in this Podcast he tell...

Ep 5 - Graham Jolley

Graham Jolley started his magic career as a manipulator, however once admitting to himself that the man staring back at him in the mirror did not look like Channing Pollock he move...

Ep 4 - Fay Presto

With over 30 years of experience and having performed for everyone from movie stars to royalty Fay Presto is a legend in UK magic. In this interview she talks us through her amazin...

Ep 3 - Dave Bonsall

Dave Bonsall has been a Royal Marine, a working close-up magician and now he is the owner of the PropDog magic shop in Hounslow. One year ago Dave invested every penny he has into ...

Ep 2 - Pete Wardell

Pete Wardell has gone from performing on the streets of Covent Garden to the trade show floor in Dubai, along the way he has won a number of top awards and worked alongside some o...

Ep 1 - Paul Martin

Paul Martin is one of the busiest Close-Up and Cabaret magicians in the UK. In this interview we hear about how he didn't come to the business until he was 30 and all his jobs befo...

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