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The Magicians' Podcast

A weekly Arts and Performing Arts podcast
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A special announcement podcast to share some news with you about an exciting new project Richard is working on: See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-vN95noAsU Visit the website to order now: www.changingcards.com  
The 100th episode and season finale features an epic 2 hour interview with the greatest magician of all time David Copperfield in an interview unlike any you will have ever heard before. He discusses his childhood before magic, his early influe
The second in our trio of interviews is with David Copperfield's Executive Producer Chris Kenner. In this interview Chris discusses his thoughts on creativity in magic and the overuse of that particular word. He also talks about his generosity
The first of our trio of interviews looking at the David Copperfield brand sees Richard sitting down with Homer Liwag, David's Co-Director. Homer has worked for David for nearly 25 years and he designs many of the stage props, lighting and vide
One of the worlds greatest living magicians takes to the podcast hot seat to discuss his incredible life. Teller discusses in detail some of the duo's most famous pieces and also talks about how important chat shows were to their rise to fame.
Mac King's contract at Harrah's on The Strip in Las Vegas began in January 2000, his show is the longest running magic show in a single venue in Las Vegas history. In this episode Mac tells us why he thinks he has had such a long uninterrupted
Las Vegas Headliner Nathan Burton takes to the hot seat for an insight into his longevity on The Strip with his comedy magic show. Nathan's show is rare for something so large in Las Vegas in that it is still to this day a family run business.
Wayne Dobson takes to the podcast hot seat to discuss his incredible rise to fame, his encounter with Tommy Cooper, the Royal Variety performance and his three TV series for ITV called A Kind of Magic. Wayne also talks candidly about the bitter
Kevin Quantum is a Scottish magician from Edinburgh who was the subject of a Channel 4 documentary called Faking It. He was studying for a PHD in Physics when he was set the task of faking it as a magician in front of a panel of professionals.
The BBC discovered Keelan Leyser’s talents at a young age, he was the subject of a documentary aged just 14 and was hotly tipped to win The Young Magician of the Year. In fact he didn’t make the final and in this interview he discusses how the
Gary and Paul (AKA The Twins) began their professional careers working as illusionists and spent many years working on cruise ships. They were once tipped to win BGT by Amanda Holden and in this episode explain why their involvement in the show
Tom Crosbie cut his teeth working for Rodney James Piper and Matt Wright at their venues on the continent. He is one of the lucky few young professional magicians who has very early in his career identified the perfect form of magic to suit his
Chris & Andreas Ehrlich take to the podcast hot seat eight days before their debut show in the UK at Wembley Arena in London. The Ehrlich Brothers are a sensation in Germany regularly selling out 10000 seat arenas twice a day with their incredi
This week I speak to Troy, perhaps the coolest magician in the UK who has enjoyed success with two TV series on E4 and a Channel 4 television special. From the outside it all looks like a dream career, however Troy talks openly and honestly in
Paul Kieve takes to the podcast hot seat to share his incredible journey from performing conjuror to Broadway magic consultant. In this episode Paul explains how that transition took place and talks us through the amazing shows he has worked on
Half of the famous double act Dick & Dom and the 1995 Young Magician of the Year takes to the podcast hot seat to share his journey through our weird and wonderful industry. Dominic discusses his obsessive dedication to winning competitions as
Andy Nyman returns to the hot seat to discuss his incredible career that continues to skyrocket since his first interview on The Magicians' Podcast back in 2015 (Ep 34). Andy discusses the last new Derren Brown Live show Miracle and also how su
With nearly 30 years of performing experience in the UK Close-Up Magic industry, Nigel Mead has had an amazing journey from performing at tables in TGI Friday's at gone midnight to onscreen TV magician and behind the scenes consultant on dozens
Richard travels to Amsterdam to interview magic superstar Hans Klok to discuss his incredible life and career. Hans talks openly about his fathers early influences and why he fell in love with stage illusions as opposed to the other forms of ma
This weeks guest is an international award winning magician, Greg Frewin sits down with Richard to discuss his amazing nightly magic show near Niagara Falls which features the largest illusions, spectacular dancers and also incredible tigers. H
An incredibly thought provoking episode this week with Richard McDougall who from a young age was mentored by the legendary Alan Alan. Richard discusses how his mime and physical comedy training helped mould the way he communicates with his mag
Rodney James Piper is the owner of The House of Illusion venue in Salou, Spain. Over the last 20 years dozens of well known magicians got their start by completing a season working for him. In this podcast Rodney discusses the venue and the mag
Tim Clothier is the CEO of Illusion Projects INC a Las Vegas company who specialise in the design and construction of theatrical stage illusions, the company builds props for the best and most famous magicians in the world including David Coppe
For the first time ever a previous guest returns to The Magicians' Podcast hot seat for a catch up. Richard Cadell was the guest on Episode 31 back in 2015 and shared his amazing journey from fairground ride operator to stage illusionist throug
In this episode I chat to Los Angeles based performer Kayla Drescher who provides a fascinating insight into life as a gigging Close-Up Magician in the USA. Kayla won a competition a few years ago where David Copperfield searched for the next g
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