The Greatest Magician

The McCarthy1hr 50mins (including an interval)Theatre
Fringe Magazine

James Phelan is "the most anticipated magician in a generation".


Presented by SHOWMAN Live

Price: From £10

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29 January

A dazzling new magic show - presented by the magician most famous for jamming the BBC switchboards where he correctly predicted the lottery. This astonishing, enigmatic, five star rated magic show will leave you aching from laughter and dizzy in disbelief.

Directed by the late Paul Daniels, the enigmatic magic show comes to the stage for the first time - you’ll be transported to jaw-dropping world of light-hearted hilarity, wonderment, and mystery.

Focusing on mind-bending feats of illusion, from making people forget their own names to transporting iPhones from the auditorium into blocks of ice - this sensational show is a sure sell-out and showing exclusively for a limited run.

Presented by host of BBC’s Trickster: Live, "the most anticipated magician in a generation" - James Phelan is The Greatest Magician.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 
"Leaves even the most seasoned magic go-ers dumbfounded"
Fringe Magazine

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 
"The magic was great… there was the right level of pzaz. With huge laughs and stunning tricks"
Voice Magazine

★ ★ ★ ★ 
"He barely skips a beat… one to watch in the World of magic"
The List

★ ★ ★ ★ 
"James has stage presence by the bucket load"
One4Review blog 

"You’re funny, you look good, all your tricks work, if you were anyone else I’d hate you
Paul Daniels 

Age guidance: 8+

For your peace of mind, we have a no-fuss refund policy if you need to self-isolate.

We are a Covid-secure venue and have been awarded two industry standard marks recognising the comprehensive safety measures we have in place.

Face coverings are required (unless you're exempt, eating or drinking) throughout your visit to help keep everyone safe, for visitors aged 12+.

You can find full details of our Covid safety measures here.

The event you are buying a ticket for is being sold at full capacity, in line with the current government guidelines. However, there is a chance that by the time the event happens we may be requested by law to return to a socially distanced capacity. 

If we have to reduce the capacity then we will confirm bookings based on the date on which they were booked with the earliest bookings being given priority. If there is not space for everyone, then later bookings will be notified and we will attempt to exchange your ticket(s) for another instance of the same event. If this is not possible you will be eligible for a full refund.


Saturday 29 January 2022, 7.45pm

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