Fast-paced comedy magic.
Siegfried and Joy are the new masters of magic.
‘Definitely raise a shudder’ (BeyondPost.
Tricks, blood and rock’n’roll.
Bring the kids for magical mischief at the Scottish Arts Club! One of Scotland’s most entertaining magicians, Tim Licata astounds audiences throughout Scotland with his brand of …
Let’s just get this out the way: Colin Cloud’s After Dark is the most powerful, impressive and poignant magic and mentalist show I’ve ever seen.
As part of his nationwide tour, the Britain’s Got Talent and ITV’s The Ultimate Magician finalist hits Edinburgh with a limited Fringe run in a show full of the most awe-inspir…
Sam Hurst leaps onto the stage in a black sequin suit and skull-covered tie ensemble that screams “entertainer”.
Sleight-of-hand or sleight-of-mind? Enjoy an hour of excellent magic with one of Scotland’s most entertaining sleight-of-hand artists.
Dicks and Tricks is an old-school comedy and magic variety show featuring the puns and knob gags of the Pundance Kid and the magic tricks and illusions of the Flamboyant Chesney Ge…
Drawing on inspirations from his Scottish-Italian heritage, Edinburgh magician Dan Bastianelli presents an incredible close-up magical experience that explains the difference betwe…
How would it feel to watch a conjuror perform in the Middle Ages, when suspected witches and sorcerers were cruelly tortured or burnt alive at the stake? What if you then travelled…
UK premier magician and kids entertainer in brand-new and hilarious interactive magic and puppet show for all the family.
Back from his hit show – Drunk Magic – Osey’s back again! In Immature Magic, Luke takes you on his journey from writing for the top magicians in the world, to becoming a perfor…
Inspired by 90s VHS horror board games, can you beat the Necromancer? ‘Scary, especially for the easily frightened.
A musical comedy magic show to rock your socks off! Magic, music, comedy, raw sex appeal, zero self-awareness.
Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (TimeOut) returns with Mister Meredith again in charge.
Edinburgh Live’s number-one pick of the Free Fringe 2022 returns! A devilishly handsome magician trapped in a straitjacket, mind-melting magic, show-stopping laughs and unexpected …
The Grumpy Magicians present: If All Else Fails, Read the Instructions.
Join Alex, the astounding magician on his quest for magic and the existential meaning, again.
The winner of Sweden’s Got Talent is back with Magical: a beautiful, multi award-winning magic show.
Join the funalicious Alex with more than a decade of being a master magician, bringing a children’s magic show! Filled with fun, laughs and stories that entangle together in one aw…
Upbeat, hilarious magic with heart from fringe legend David Alnwick.
Don’t miss the latest magic and comedy show from ‘charismatic, contemporary and comedic’ ***** (Channel 44) brothers Kane and Abel.
Robert Temple is back.
Over 10 years, Chris Cook has brought magical, thought-provoking comedy shows to the Fringe.
Griffin and Jones have decided to change the world.
Are you tired of the same old boring cults with stuffy robes and dull rituals? Walk through an emergency entrance into a cabaret from another dimension and witness a bottomless buf…
Winner of awards at FRINGEWORLD Perth, Prague Fringe, and National Arts Festival South Africa.
Occult Illusionist David Alnwick investigates the true legend of Dracula.
‘Extraordinary’ (Daily Mirror).
The Great Baldini (the “Maharajah of Mystery”) is a magical legend.
Oracle is a jaw-dropping, thought-reading experience that has audiences grinning ear to ear, scratching heads in bafflement, and wondering if they’ve just seen a glimpse of their p…
Young and Moxie is the latest magic show to hit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Magic for Animals is a one-woman magic show about agency, consent, and animal rights.
Magic Award Adelaide Fringe 2023, 2021 and 2019.
Ahoy! Sail away with cabaret legend and variety artiste Ada Campe for an adventure on the high seas – and a show that puts the merry in maritime, the naughty in nautical and the …
Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fir…
Epic scale stunts and mind-blowing magic in a spectacle that swings from edge-of-your-seat astonishment to belly laughs.
‘Best magic show’ (HELLO! Magazine).
Do you believe in ghosts? Let’s find out, in this recreated Victorian séance.
What happens when you mix a Franco-Irish magician with a lot of spare time and inflated sense of self? Tangled d’Illusions.
Forget rabbits out of hats.
Car-Crash Magic is a debut Edinburgh Fringe show presented by JezO, winner of the Family Entertainer of the Year Competition 2022 and member of the prestigious Magic Circle.
Dom Chambers’ unconventional magic has made him an online sensation, garnered fans around the world and landed him on a Broadway stage.
The vibe is wild as I sit down for Adults Only Magic Show.
Insane Magic is a thrilling new magic show that will leave you on the edge of your seats.
‘This is the show to see!’ ***** (Entertainment-Now.
As we enter the dimly-lit environs of the gorgeous Spiegeltent Palais du Variété, the scent of incense hangs in the air, music plays, and ornate lighting hangs low around the sta…
Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
Sharp, charmingly surreal and joyously unhinged, this hilarious modern magic show will break your brain into cute little pieces.
Brand new for 2023! Join magician and mind reader Tom Brace for a trip down memory lane that you simply won’t forget.
The world is desperate for more one-man musical-comedy magic mind-reading shows about a break-up in your early thirties, and actor and magician Sam Lupton (Wicked, Avenue Q) is mor…
Robot magic live from New York! Mario the Maker Magician brings a family show full of original magic, handmade robots, and modern slapstick.
As hypnotist Matt Hale enters the stage to '80s music, in '80s clothing, it is apparent this is going to be a very '80s hypnosis show.
In Married at First Sleight, married magicians Kat and Alan Hudson introduce their show with boundless enthusiasm, demonstraing the obvious chemistry you'd hope to witness from…
Experience the extraordinary as Suhani Shah, the world’s highest-subscribed mentalist, brings Spellbound to Edinburgh! Witness the debut of India’s most-famous mind reader, captiva…
One-up your Fringe game this festival by adding mind-blowing magic, a grumpy unicorn and 10 XP! Take a chance, believe in the magic (and yourself)! Magic Gareth returns with this m…
A completely original show.
A brand-new show where volunteers from the audience unlock their imaginations and create a once-in-a-lifetime show of improvised comedy under the influence of hypnosis – live on …
Even more fast-paced comedy magic from fringe legend David Alnwick.
Mind reader Mason King returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for another journey into the inner depths of your mind! In this brand new mind reading, magic and mentalism show, Mason invit…
Mr Swallow returns with a mix of new, old, very old and previously unusable material before hitting the road.
Join the Trickster and Sunny the Bunny for a riot of silly stunts and crazy magic in The Funny Punny Magic Show! Four-time winner of the Scottish Children’s Entertainer of the Ye…
Jerry Sadowitz returns with his whacky impressions of Greta Thunberg, Frankie Boyle and deep vein thrombosis.
Family, home, belonging: we’ve used these important themes in our lives to create a story, shown through the eyes of a quick-witted, adventurous raindrop! Jump on a parachute wit…
Having had plenty of time to practise, Caspar returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand new magic show.
Griffin and Jones have spent the last decade travelling the UK, showcasing their homemade miracles, and generally being the biggest comedy and magic superstars you’ve never heard…
Writer and magician David Alnwick presents a ghost story told using magic.
Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns with Mister Meredith again in charge.
Three of the Fringe’s biggest variety performers come together for an extra-sensational show! Witness the best magic, mind-reading and nerd-ity the Fringe has to offer, all in on…
Music is magic.
One devilishly handsome magician trapped in a straitjacket.
New Show for 2022.
Fringe legend David Alnwick performs his favourite tricks.
A perfect show to start your day! Card tricks, mind-reading, all the magic show stuff! Magician, on stage, doing magic in a magic show; what more do you want? Oh and it’s literally…
Danger Dave Reubens is back with an all new comedy magic show and someone is out to get him! Join his perilous journey, packed with edge-of-your-seat stunts and madcap comedy.
The Grumpy Magicians have been successfully entertaining Edinburgh Fringe audiences for over eight years and this year are presenting their new show titled Trust Us, We’re Magician…
Tomas McCabe has had one of the most popular mind-reading shows at the Fringe since he first performed here in 2017.
Ava loved being onstage, it’s where she had control.
Kane and Abel perform comedy and magic based on the cliches of being twins.
The Great Baldini (Emperor of Illusion/Maharajah of Mystery) is a magical legend, a relict of the music halls, a performer of the old school.
London’s longest-running theatre magic show, direct from the Leicester Square Theatre.
Experienced, friendly and engaging Scottish premier magician Leigh Milne in fast-paced and hilarious interactive magic and ventriloquist show for all the family.
Join The Glittering Prince of Magic for a world-class magical premiere extravaganza.
This year, international multi award-winning magician Elliot Bibby is supported by his faithful friend Barry the Beach Ball.
Charming Scottish mind reader Cameron Gibson has been amazing audiences all over the world with his fun, engaging and interactive style of stage shows for several years.
Every child goes inside their own bubble! Seen on China, Romania and Bulgaria’s Got Talent.
A jaw-dropping mind-reading show that will have you grinning from ear to ear, scratching your head in bafflement, and wondering if you might just have seen a glimpse of the future.
Variety artiste Ada Campe decided to do some research into her family history during lockdown – and was delighted and intrigued by what she found! Join her for a show about wonde…
Paranormal illusions, spooky magic and ghostly goings in the underground vaults of Edinburgh.
This is the pre-drinks magic show.
Winner of Best Magic Adelaide Fringe 2022.
Ben Hart is already a star by any measure, having headlined his own BBC shows and reached the final of a certain UK-based TV talent show, but when Hart enters the vast stage of the…
America’s Got Talent semi-finalist Dom Chambers makes his Fringe debut with the magically titled Fake Wizard.
‘A rollicking roller-coaster ride!’ ****½ (The West Australian).
Magic Gareth returns to the Pleasance Courtyard with Magic Eye! Expect some kick-ass, eye-bending magic and a whole load of nonsense (and balloons)! This brand-new show from the mi…
Cluedo, Roald Dahl and one film in particular from 1985.
Magician Kevin Quantum, trained by Penn & Teller, presents a fast-paced, jaw-dropping show, that guarantees to blow your mind.
Britain’s Got Talent finalist Magical Bones is one of the more recognisable magicians on the Fringe thanks mostly to his BGT appearance.
‘The UK’s leading comedy magician’ (Time Out) returns to the Fringe with an astonishing new show.
Mischief is one of those companies that gives the struggling Fringe performer hope.
They’ve let him indoors! Jim the Magician is an icon at the Pleasance Courtyard as their only resident close-up table magician.
The only act to win the Edfest Bouquet (BouquetsBrickbatsReviews.
After far too long, Magic Roman is finally off on the trip of a lifetime and he couldn’t be more excited! He’s packed the essentials: a toothbrush, a camera and plenty of magic tri…
A joyously unhinged hour of stand-up and magic.
Cameron Young is one of the hottest names in modern magic, with appearances on national television shows such as Britain’s Got Talent, Penn & Teller: Fool Us and Tu Si Que Vales, C…
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the original and best Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh.
Being an international, multi-award-winning magician means performing at all times of the day – On stage or online.
The perfect afternoon show.
After a year and a half off the stage, Chris Cook returns to the Finge for his eighth year with something different every night.
Paul Aitchison, best known to Edfringe and BBC Radio Four audiences through sketch act Mixed Doubles, returns with his unique blend of character comedy and mind-melting magic for 1…
Did you have a birthday in the last year that was spoilt by COVID? Or an anniversary? Or a Christmas.
The Britain’s Got Talent finalist returns to Underbelly with a fully revamped hour for 2021.
A ghost story told with magic.
Fringe legend Dave Alnwick performs exceptional magic.
2020 was quite the year… Join magician Tom Brace as he shows you exactly how he passed time stuck at home during a global pandemic! Featuring magic inspired by classic board game…
Unearthed! Incredible magic that’s fooled some of the most brilliant and creative people ever to have lived.
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on Edinburgh’s original and best Harry Potter walking tour – accept no imitations! Discover inspirations for characters and locations, visit…
An LGBTQ love story.
From the Britain’s Got Talent 2020 semi-finalist, trained by Penn and Teller, Edinburgh Fringe sell-out.
Following sell-out runs in 2016, 2018 and 2019, mind reader Mason King returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his unique brand of entertainment! Having been a fan of time-th…
Magician and comedian extraordinaire, Tom Elliott makes his unmissable Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2020.
Using only a deck of cards and a very talented toy rabbit, magician Craig Stephenson has dazzled audiences around the world with his exemplary sleight of hand skills combined with …
Birthdays are magical, especially when you get to celebrate several at the one party! You’re invited to travel through a lifetime of magical birthday experiences and join in the …
Best in Fringe Kids 2019.
Chris Dugdale, the only act ever to win the Edfest Bouquet four times! Total sell-out 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Britain’s Got Talent 2019 finalist and multi award-winning magician Ben Hart returns to the Fringe for the fourth consecutive year, and following a completely sold-out run in 2019 …
The self-proclaimed loser of America’s Got Talent breaks from his Vegas residency and US tour for a limited Fringe run.
Are you an optimist or a pessimist? From civil rights and world politics, to technology and space exploration, the future has never been so full of possibilities and yet utterly te…
‘Leaving even the most sceptical of the audience unnerved’ (BroadwayBaby.
Chris Cross – The tricky Geordie cheekster returns for his 14th consecutive Fringe, with his unique madcap style of multi award-winning comedy magic, escapology and cunning stunt…
Secrets is the brand new show by the two-time Edinburgh Close-Up Magician of the Year, Cameron Young.
Poet of the Impossible is a beautifully crafted weaving of magic and words created by Scots-Italian magician and playwright, Lorenzo Novani.
Sell-out event with a new line-up! On the outskirts of Edinburgh, hidden away at the end of a winding driveway, lies one of Edinburgh’s secret treasures – Lauriston Castle.
Fresh off becoming a household name through finishing third in this year's Britain's Got Talent, Ben Hart capitalises on his momentum by returning to the festival where he …
Enter the macabre minds of Beaux and Poe.
Mysteriosa blends Ashton’s love of storytelling, stage magic and the paranormal to create a world where ancient objects show their secret powers and spirits make their presence k…
‘The fun is knowing that every uproarious night will be a unique experience’ (Stage).
Join three-time Magicians’ Circle Very Good Boy nominee Rory the Retriever as he delights and surprises with his magical repertoire of tricks and illusions.
Sometimes it’s the most unexpected and delightful moments that shape your future.
The team behind the Bongo Club Cabaret, the Not So Secret Society and the Glasgow Cabaret Festival return to present the very best of Fringe cabaret.
Returning for the third time after the previous full-house shows.
Edinburgh Fringe's premier magical twins, Kane and Abel, return for their sixth run here in their regular home as the flagship magicians of PBH's Free Fringe venue the Liqu…
Top Fringe performers bring you the best variety show in Edinburgh! Elliot Bibby is the former Scottish Magician of the Year and his successful 2018 show was nominated for the Frin…
Twin tricksters Kane & Abel perform magic and comedy inspired by clichés surrounding twins.
The pioneers of slapdash magic are back with another mishmash of magical mayhem! Join them in a world where the jokes come thick and fast, anything is possible and nothing is quite…
When he was seven years old, Edward Hilsum attended a party at which a magician was performing.
Winner: Overall Best Magic Show Adelaide Fringe 2019.
Back with more outrageous stunts, jaw-dropping magic and crazy comedy in a new hour-long show that will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter.
Witness a magical extravaganza where you will marvel at The Biggest Balloon in the World and risk your dryness at the ultimate game of Water Pistol Roulette! All live on stage in f…
Dave Alnwick, a veteran of the Edinburgh Fringe magic circuit, is one of the more visually striking performers you're likely to see here.
Dave Alnwick is a true magician’s magician, with many strings to his bow.
If you were to ask every magician performing at Edinburgh Fringe who their favourite magician performing at Edinburgh Fringe is, you could expect the majority of them to respond in…
Always packed, this ‘fab lil’ cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its sixth year.
Magic as equally stunning as the skill is completely hidden.
After the interest in his spirit cabinet last year in Edinburgh, the famous Victorian psychic investigator Professor Novak will discuss some of his more famous and gruesome investi…
If you’re looking for a fun & overall solid start to your day, this is your show.
Paul Nathan is a name often associated with the I Hate Children Children’s Show, a firm Festival favourite for years amongst little ones, but he is back this year with a brand ne…
Magic for teens, tweens and hot soccer mums.
Following sell-out runs in 2016 and 2018 Mason King returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand-new show! As a child Mason always dreamt of mastering the art of sleight of hand.
Treat yourself and treat your kids to the new (even better) best magic show for adults and young teens who will cry and pout if they don’t get what they want.
Using only a deck of cards and a toy rabbit, magician Craig Stephenson has been amazing audiences all over the world.
Magician Craig Stephenson has dazzled audiences around the world with his exemplary sleight of hand skills combined with devilish psychological illusion.
Join Scottish Magician of the Year 2018 in this fast-moving show full of laughs and surprises.
Paul Zenon is one of the UK’s most beloved and sought-after magicians – a veteran of TV shows, corporate events, and high end cabaret, as well as becoming a regular guest on th…
The Edinburgh Fringe is the world’s greatest hub for creativity, and many of the world’s top performers congregate here year after year.
Jerry Sadowitz, Britain’s favourite comedian, is back! Yes, the man with no visible demograph returns to make you laugh while simultaneously parting you of hard earned cash! Affect…
You’ll be forgiven if you’ve not heard of Luke Jermay before, but within the Magic and Mind Reading communities he is a well respected and accomplished performer, a prolific wr…
Chris Dugdale: Down to One.
Sell-outs in 2017/18.
In a unique mix of mind-melting magic and bonkers character comedy, one performer plays four contestants in a hilarious and somewhat manic magic competition.
Winner of Fringe World 2019 Best Children’s Show Weekly Award! The multi award-winning, sell-out sensation of 2018, The Greatest Magic Show is coming to Edinburgh for the first tim…
Come and witness the first and possibly final performance of The World’s Greatest Magical Double Act! Award-winning magician/comedian Pete Firman returns to the Fringe with a mag…
Colin Cloud is the undisputed rockstar of the Edinburgh Fringe magic world and one of the festival’s greatest success stories of recent years.
Following a sold-out run at last years Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Tom Brace returns with a brand-new magic show for the whole family! Featuring Tom’s unique blend of comedy and mag…
The star of international stage hit Impossible makes his much-anticipated Edinburgh Fringe debut.
This year Kevin examines our evolution using the only discipline able to illustrate our incredible possible futures, here, in the present: magic.
Fresh from consistently packing out the biggest room on PBH’s Free Fringe in 2018, Tomas McCabe walks out to a half-full room that is already half the size of his smash hit debut…
Best Magic winner Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018.
When Pete isn’t teaching Jude Law magic for Fantastic Beasts or starring in his own show on Sky, he likes kicking back with a biscuit, forcing a beard out of his chin follicles, tu…
As Mandy Muden inexplicably emerges from a tiny suitcase on stage, clad in a leopard print ensemble, she is anything but invisible.
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the original tour of Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans – accept no imitations! Discover inspirations for characters and locat…
Never Mind the Gap: genres, artistes and personalities combine with the old spirit of the Fringe and collide as the talents of three different personalities come together and clash…
The Great Baldini is a magical legend.
Following last year’s Edinburgh Fringe sell-out and newly written for 2018, journey through the ever-changing story of magic featuring misdirection from eras past to today’s mind…
Love Dickens? Love magic? Imagine if you could sit in Fagin’s den or share a rum with Bill Sykes while he mesmerises you with cards? At last you can.
Mr Piffles: Reader of minds! Teller of fortunes! Humper of legs! Stainer of carpets! With a residency at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas extended throughout 2018, the do…
People think bubbles are for little kids.
An evening of intimate magic (and comedy) with a master, in a late-night venue, restricted to a small audience – book early to avoid disappointment! John Lenahan has performed ar…
Advanced technology indistinguishable from magic! Robots of varying complexity, from AI research platforms to homemade junkbots, interact with international magician Charlie Caper …
DNA’s incredible feats of mind reading and telepathic thought transference have amazed audiences worldwide.
On the outskirts of Edinburgh, hidden away at the end of a winding driveway, lies one of Edinburgh’s secret treasures – Lauriston Castle.
From the team behind the hugely successful Bongo Club Cabaret and the UK’s premier free variety night franchise, comes this epic family-friendly variety show, a generation in the m…
Following a successful Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2016, mind control artist Mason King returns for another journey into the inner depths of the human mind.
There is a man who reads minds and predicts the future.
Chris Cook takes a break from the big stage to treat you to an intimate peek inside his imagination.
Survivors on a desert island, siblings in their mother’s attic, magicians preparing a new show.
‘Best show of 2017’ ***** (WorldMagicReview.
Irish mind reader Tomas McCabe is back! Following a hugely successful tour of Ireland and debut at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Tomas is bringing his show back for a fina…
Everyone has a party trick.
Stunning, skilful magic from Caspar Thomas.
Freddie Folkston plays with magic, words and humour.
Could you be a psychic spy? In 1972, the Cold War took an unusual turn.
‘Ethereal tricks and awesome stunts fall effortlessly from his hands’ **** (TheWeeReview.
Last chance to catch Edinburgh’s premier hypnotist, including greatest hits plus new sketches.
The pioneers of slapdash magic are back with another mishmash of magical mayhem! These award-winning idiots have become famous for their fast banter, tight chemistry, contagious en…
Twelve full-house Edinburgh Fringe runs.
The Man of Mischief makes his Fringe debut with a one-man variety show! Having headlined at large theatres and performed for the BBC, Mark brings you his full evening show.
This is one of those shows where to review too closely is to spoil the experience for future audiences, so I’ll stick to the abstract.
These twin tricksters perform magic inspired by cliches surrounding twins.
Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its sixth year.
We’re back! The award winning magic show that’s fun for kids and parents who drink – Champagne for mums as each child is personally insulted by a fat American circus man.
Treat yourself and treat your kids to the new better best magic show for adults and young teens who will cry and pout if they don’t get what they want.
Scottish Comedy Magician of the year, Elliot Bibby, presents McMagic Moments.
Experience the wonders of magical mysteries and classic sleight of hand in an interactive freestyle performance with master close-up magician Dr Taliesin at his first Edinburgh Fri…
Jerry Sadowitz, comedian, magician and all round scary man, is back in 2018! Actually, he saved petrol and never left! With his unique combination of comedy, absolute hatred and ca…
Andrew’s unique blend of mindreading creates an interactive experience that is
redefining the very nature of a magic show. This show truly needs to seen to be believed.
Prepare for loud and get ready for louder with some shouty thrown in for good measure.
2016 and 2017 winner of the Edfest Bouquet.
Best of Fest Award: London, Ottawa, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, and Victoria Fringe festivals.
The merrily macabre Sylvia Sceptre presents Phantasmagorical, a show of spooky mind reading and Victorian spirit theatre.
After two sell-out runs, Oliver’s back with his latest magical mash-up.
Adam Patel, one of the UK’s top street magicians, takes to the stage for the first time to showcase his skills of sleight of hand, perceptual manipulation and mind-hacking while …
Variety! Comedy! A psychic duck! Join 2018 NATYS winner, Ada Campe, for a show about wonderful women, strange encounters and a fairground mystery that occurred on the Welsh coast m…
Scottish magician Michael Brandie presents his debut outing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Colin Cloud conjures a cryptic presence as the audience enter to him trapped motionless in a large perspex box.
Pete Firman enters the stage in his trademark three-piece suit, warming the audience up with a cascade of comedy nuggets which sets the scene for what is to come.
Following the five-star, sell-out success of Houdini, Nick Mohammed’s alter ego Mr.
TV magician Ben Hanlin returns to Edinburgh with his brand-new show.
Knowledge = Belief and Truth.
Hold on to your raincoats! Tom Brace brings a jam-packed hour of laughs and magic that you simply won’t believe! Expect the unexpected in this mind-boggling variety show.
What if all the stories you heard were true? Urban legends contained within declassified files are recreated live on stage by master hypnotist Aaron Calvert.
Magician-scientist hybrid Kevin Quantum activates his silly side with comedy sketch-magic.
Having spent half of his adult life studying physics and half studying magic, Magic Circle member Quantum explores the exotic space where science and magic meet.
The world is in turmoil.
The final resting place of the work and artefacts of Scotland’s most creative writers: Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Ben Hart is concerned with the Butterfly Effect; the part of chaos theory that suggests a small event (such as the flapping of the wings of a butterfly) can have huge consequences …
At the end of 60 minutes, mankind will vanish.
The Fantastic Magic Show is a special and unique experience for children and their parents.
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the original tour in Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans! You’ll discover the magical locations that inspired characters and sc…
Piff returns to Edinburgh with new jokes, new tricks and the same dog (at time of printing).
A homeless person, a gambling addict, a political preacher, a television presenter.
Irish mind reader Tomas McCabe is back with a new show for 2017! Following a hugely successful tour of Ireland, Tomas is bringing his abilities across the sea to the Edinburgh Frin…
Edinburgh Fringe’s biggest and best mixed bill magic night! The best illusion, magic and cabaret acts from the Fringe have assembled for one night only at Gilded Balloon’s biggest …
A mind reading show based on the true story of America’s psychic spies.
If you could ask a psychic a question what would it be? Direct from London’s West End, award-winning ‘“psychic” comedian Peter Antoniou brings his unique skills to peer inside yo…
‘Jaw-dropping entertainment from a modern day wizard’ ***** (Telegraph).
A theatrical twist on the traditional magic show, A Case of Wonders combines magic, comedy and special effects in its Edinburgh Fringe debut promising to be something out of the or…
René was raised in London and returned to Germany in 1996.
René knows how to keep kids entertained whilst giving adults a good laugh too.
Jerry Sadowitz - comedian, magician, and all round scary man is back! With his unique combination of comedy, absolute hatred, and card tricks, every moment is guaranteed to make yo…
A light-hearted unofficial free walking tour of the Fringe, meeting outside Burgers and Beer Grillhouse at 10:30 – ending in a 15-20 professional magic show in The Newsroom on Le…
After amazing audiences for two years with groundbreaking Strictly Come Trancing, the Fringe’s first and best hypnotist returns with a brand-new hypnotic experience.
I think a naked magic show is a brilliant idea; two magicians with no way to hide anything up their sleeves, in their pockets (or anywhere else) amazing us with their skill at slei…
Enter the unsettling mind of Edgar Allan Poe.
Following his successful runs at the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes 2015 and 2016, Caspar returns to Edinburgh to perform more new and classic (invented by some of the greatest mag…
The sequel to last year’s full house show.
The Pioneers of Slapdash Magic are back for a third year at the Fringe, with a brand new show! Expect illusions, death-defying stunts and magical life hacks, all from the jumbled, …
Come join us for an afternoon of amazing stunts, mind reading, stand-up comedy and magic that isn’t shit! ‘The Detective’ Ben Cardall (Sherlockian) will reveal your inner thoughts …
Variety! Comedy! Magic! A Psychic Duck! Join Ada Campe for a show about spirit waterfowl, wonderful women and a fairground mystery that occured on the Welsh coast many moons ago……
Back with a brand new show, Danger Dave Reubens takes you on a crash course in daredevil antics, jaw-dropping magic and bizarre comedy.
Suave, debonair and immaculately presented, Aaron Calvert has the audience entranced from the opening seconds of his new show, Awaken.
Returning to the Fringe, Stephen invites you to enter the world of the hustler and enjoy an evening of card tricks, cheats and scams in this intimate and interactive show.
Dabek is an old-school showman; his banter is honed to a bleeding edge and you can easily imagine him holding forth on classic Saturday night TV, perhaps as a guest on The Paul Dan…
Following last year’s smash-hit, these anarchic twin tricksters return to break more rules of the Magicians’ Code of Conduct.
Comedy conjurors Kane & Abel invite you to join them for an evening of close-up magic, comedy and silly stunts.
Roll up, roll up, Magic Den presents the Magic Circus, an exciting, fun, fast-paced and colourful magic show suitable for all the family.
Thom Peterson is The Amazing Guy! A one-man flash mob of magic and comedy.
The man who fooled Penn & Teller hits the Edinburgh Festival to assert himself as the pimp among magicians – or so he thinks! With over 20 years of experience as a professional m…
‘An absolute master of his stage and a reminder of how cool magic is’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
The multi award-winning magician Callum McClure, with a unique blend of robotics and magic, will amaze and amuse.
In a dark, sweaty room on an unusually warm Edinburgh summer day, the odds are already stacked against any act trying to hold an audience’s attention.
Magician Paul Nathan returns to Edinburgh once more with The I Hate Children Children’s Show for an hour of interactive magic, name-calling and the occasional glass of champagne.
At the top of a chandelier-lit staircase, illusionist Scott Silven awaits.
Experience the power of a live motivational mind reading show! Combining techniques used by motivational speakers, magicians, and stage mind readers, Phil Ainsworth is The MoMental…
Gary Dunn is back! Monkey Magic, is his second show at the Edinburgh Fringe and it’s bigger, badder, and even more bananas than the first! With his trusty sidekick Chico the Monk…
‘Love is a battlefield’ (Pat Benatar).
It’s a fair statement to make that there are both straight-up sceptics and those who actively try to believe when it comes to magic, but the fact still remains that an audience f…
‘The best magic show in 2016 Edinburgh Fringe’ (BroadwayWorld.
Chris Dugdale is a master of the art of sleight of hand and, even when encouraging the audience to closely watch his every move he manages to repeatedly stun them with his apparent…
As we enter the shadowy theatre of Assembly Hall we see an imposing set of gallows upon which a young man sits shackled as a lone pianist plays quiet discordant music.
With over 10 million video views online, internet sensation Rodney delivers a one-hour extravaganza filled with silly one-liners, magic, props and music. Fun for all the family!
Do you want to watch the best family show? You have to come and see this! Magic, balloon twisting, hand shadows, comedy.
Amazing Magic Christopher presents fun at the Fringe – Family Magic Show! The show features magic, balloon modelling, Barney the Puppet Bird and lots and lots of audience partici…
Tony Roberts is back, he’s loose and ready to blow your mind with cheeky, salacious stand-up, songs, stories and crafty card manipulation.
The Fringe is full of mind readers but Colin Cloud’s framing device of presenting his skills as deduction and manipulation creates a whole different feel.
Ben Hart opens his hour-long show with a simple but beautiful magic trick that has a playful story attached.
I’m guilty of being a magic sceptic.
Bigger, bolder and more brilliant than before! Time travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a brand-new marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young…
Ian D Monfort communicates with many famous figures who have passed to the other side.
Following award-winning sell-out performances in Edinburgh and Adelaide, Kevin returns with a brand-new show.
Edinburgh is the greatest place a Harry Potter fan can visit if they’re looking to immerse themselves in an environment that feels authentically wizarding.
Taking time out of his busy schedule of swearing and screaming, Sadowitz will, for two nights, do card tricks with even less entertainment value.
The exclusive and intimate event returns to Brighton after its 2013-16 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs.
Join Covent Garden’s cheekiest street performer, award-winning magician Tony Roberts for mind-blowing card magic and more! There’ll be laughs, mayhem and classic conjuring for …
Barrera is what a clown AA meeting would look like.
Escape the mundane and the everyday and see the world through the eyes of a magician.
Griffin and Jones – the self-proclaimed Ant & Dec of this comedy price range – delivered an action-packed hour of illusions, stunts and magical life hacks.
If you could ask a psychic a question what would it be?
Fresh off his sell-out international tour, and with sell-out runs in London’s West End, let ‘Psychic’ comedian Peter Ant…
Exceptionally clean tricks with wickedly naughty jokes from this award-winning magician.
Not just a magician but a ‘poet of the impossible’, Scots-Italian conjurer and writer, Lorenzo ‘Renz’ Novani, weaves verbal wizardry and magic into 50 thought provoking and wonder-…
The Singing Hypnotist will change your life.
Prepare for a schlock’n’roll explosion of magic, sideshow, physical comedy and a new high in lowbrow.
A light-hearted mind-reading show with amazing and impossible mind stunts! No dead relatives will be contacted throughout the evening, however they may be interrupted with the laug…
Bringing together the best comedy, magic and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, following last year’s sell out shows, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of variety.
Following successful runs at Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe 2015 and 2016, Caspar returns to Brighton to perform more close-up, interactive, before-your-very-eyes sleight of …
When SESKA comes to town, kids laugh out loud, dads f*rt out loud and mums faint at his feet!
This show contains magic, mayhem, and happiness!
Sold out the past 3 years.
Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out.
Experience the power of a live motivational mind-reading show! Combining techniques used by motivational speakers, magicians, and stage mind-readers, Phil Ainsworth is ‘The MoMenta…
JJ dances to create fascinating and mysterious illusions using magic stick levitation.
Sorcery and sandwiches! Trickery and tea! Bewitchery and banter! The man with the world’s only degree in magic serves up a feast for family fascination.
Come join us for an afternoon of amazing stunts, mind reading, stand-up comedy and magic that isn’t shit! ‘The Empathist’ Ian Harvey Stone (The Devil Without) will open your mind…
There is a myth that we use only 10% of our brains, and while this is not true, there is no doubt that a trained mind can perform tasks that ordinary people may find miraculous.
Steele Edge: Martial Arts Illusion Show bills itself as “a dynamic fusion of physical excitement and visual wonder” but it’s more of a bizarre fusion of vague ‘oriental’ …
Experience and learn mathematical magic tricks.
The exclusive and intimate event returns to Edinburgh after its 2013-15 sell-out Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe runs.
Will the guys be out of bed in time for their lunchtime show? You bet they will.
Mason King’s Mind Control mixes card tricks, deception and mind-reading into just under an hour of delving into the human psyche.
‘It’s R-rated magic at its stunning best’ (TheGlobalGoddess.
Strictly Come Trancing, the only hypnosis cabaret show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 returns bigger and better than ever.
Ian Saville has just become the President of the Magic Square; his election is a surprise, and proves divisive to every faction of the magic society.
Meet Reginald, the bravest piece of rope in show business.
Magician and comedian Jerry Sadowitz says ‘Caspar’s sleight of hand and mentalism is of a standard rarely seen anywhere, and never attempted by the current generation of magician…
Roll up, roll up and encounter eye melting magic tricks and ear bending poems.
Returning to the Fringe for the fourth year, Stephen invites you to enter the world of the hustler and enjoy an evening of card tricks, cheats and scams in this intimate and intera…
Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its fifth year.
A mind reading show based on the true story of the Cold War’s psychic spies.
After 13 years abiding by the magicians’ code of conduct, Kane & Abel will break every rule in the book passed down to them by their grandfather to discover how different their l…
Paul Dabek is back in the spotlight at the Free Fringe and, without giving anything away; this is man who really knows how to make the most of a spotlight.
Ben Dali’s Strictly Come Trancing has a flashy presentation as he enters to Eye Of The Tiger in a glittering jacket and pop-star headset.
To celebrate Grainger’s 87th birthday, the best magicians in the universe make their comeback with the greatest maelstrom, extravaganza, tsunami of a magic show the world will ever…
Where a show like Mind Games has to shine is in the mind reading and Aaron Calvert has chosen some lovely tricks that suitably stun the participants onstage and the audience alike.
The pioneers of slapdash magic are back! These award-winning idiots have become famous for their quick banter, tight chemistry, contagious energy and jaw-dropping, show-stopping wi…
‘An absolute master of his stage.
Experience Ada Campe’s unique blend of comedy, magic, regret and shouting in a show that will surprise and entertain everyone – especially vegetarians.
Laura London is a magician who travels the world with just a deck of playing cards.
Wonderful magic from the winner of Sweden’s Got Talent.
Back for his seventh Edinburgh Fringe, comedy magician and juggler Robbie Cockburn is here with a brand new stage show Badinage.
Comedy, magic, a little bit of chocolate and a lot of danger! Yorkshire magician Craig Stephenson brings his new show to Edinburgh, with its blend of laugh-out-loud comedy and mind…
Milkshake! is the latest serving of magi-comic madness for the under-tens from master of mayhem Seska, who bounds onto the stage in a white suit, aviators and furry ushanka hat.
In the same way that a musical blends theatre with music, Strangers: A Magic Play blends theatre with magic.
London Cabaret Award-winners Duo Bogof have been making magic since before they were married, and they’re still making magic.
After sell-out runs from 2013-2015, At the Illusionist’s Table returns.
It would be hard to imagine a more appropriate setting for an evening of magic and illusion than this.
Gary Dunn comes to the Fringe with his one-man (one chicken) magic show! Sixty minutes of family fun and some great magic from Scotland’s No 1 comedy magician and his trusty side…
So you like Star Wars and can’t find a date? Join the club.
Snap is an incredible display of the very best magic performance that South Korea has to offer.
Renz Novani: Poet of the Impossible.
Pete Firman’s tenth Edinburgh Fringe show has a short prelude: a montage of the posters of his previous nine shows.
YouTube sensation Neil Henry is back following his five-star sell-out show Mindsquirm, the hilarious and brain-scratchingly mystifying show that What’sOnStage.
At the end of Trickhead, Ben Hanlin asks the audience to tell everyone about the show but not to spoil the tricks.
Houdini came to Newport twice in the early twentieth century - not a piece of information you’d find at the top of Houdini’s Wikipedia page, but of utmost significance to young Ala…
It’s not every day you find yourself leaning forward on your seat due to the sheer suspense of a show.
After a sell-out run last year, magician/scientist hybrid Kevin Quantum presents his brand new show Illuminations.
Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West return to unload another boxful of bafflement and impossibility.
What happens when a corporate city worker takes to the streets of the world with a deck of cards, some jokes and an escape act? Find out in Tony Roberts’ 2015 Brighton Fringe Cabar…
Victorian gentleman magician, John Henry Blackwood, returns with a series of magical experiments to explore the potential of time travel.
This free walking tour is geared for Potter fans young and old: Plenty of Harry Potter lore blended with some mild speculation, historical information and plenty of jokes.
Is it possible to communicate with the dead?
Magicians Griffin and Jones intend to find out.
Escape the mundane and see the world through the eyes of a magician.
A tenacious young boy from the docks idolises Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic.
Wear your Pants with Pride! Nutty Noah’s magical family entertainment extravaganza. Ages 4 and up. “The king of all things silly” (Ben Elton)
Fringe veterans Max and Ivan bring their show Unstoppable to The Warren for this year’s Brighton Fringe.
Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West unload another boxful of bafflement and impossibility.
He promises the earth, but only a Fool would trust the Magician.
“Imagine if Derren Brown was funny” (Evening Standard)
Doug Segal (Winner: Best Cabaret Act, Brighton Fringe) is back in Brighton to preview his new show which is designed to make…
Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, love of slapstick and one-liners was a true comic genius.
Republic is home to Michael Jordan’s ‘High Jinx’ magic and illusion show during this year’s Brighton Fringe.
Brighton’s all-male cabaret smutsters, Der Wunderlich Revue, celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday with a night of right royal mirth, magic, music, cheerleading and madness.
Close-up, sleight-of-hand magic and mentalism performed for the stage.
So you like Star Wars and can’t find a date? Follow dating Padawan, Aaron Ayjay, as he takes a comedic look at his relationship disasters and his passion for all things Star Wars.
The world’s first singing hypnotist, who uses original songs to induce a trance-like state to hilarious, and life-changing effect.
Bringing together the best magic, comedy, and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of entertainment.
One year on from “the closest election in modern times” ‘I Demand a Recount!’ tackles the questions that can’t wait until GE2020.
After two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, Oliver returns to Brighton with his latest magical mash-up: a comedy magic show packed with mouth-watering, jaw-dropping tricks.
Crazier than finding a poodle in your fridge – yes it’s SESKA! SOLD OUT Brighton Fringe 2014 & 2015.
Louis thrills audiences with bubble art, magic and science.
Join us on a journey through the magical forest where three fairy tales are imaginatively brought to life.
Join us at the North Laine for a weekender of art, music, performance and general fringy goodness! We’ll start on Friday evening and won’t stop until Sunday night! Expect live art,…
Inspired by a phrase from Virginia Woolf to describe dusk, Owl Time is a gentle production that provides political punch.
2013-15 Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe sell-out! Twelve guests join Peter Antoniou for a shocking adventure into the world of spirit contact.
Charming, comedic cold-reading coupled with misdirection and
mind-reading in a show that entertains without breaking new boundaries.
In his brand new show Cloud will deduce everything about you and explain how he did it, accurately predict your behaviour, turn someone into an actual genius and, quite literally, …
The nightmare continues.
Phillip the magician has forgotten how to do magic.
Some children want to be footballers, rock stars or astronauts.
What do Shania Twain, David Copperfield and Penn & Teller have in common? They’ve all had Breakfast at Piffany’s, and this year you can too.
Last show ever – will sell out.
Interactive, energising, spontaneous comedy magic, with audience participation.
After last year’s smash-hit, sell out run, the Lock-In Cabaret is back! Award-winning magicians Griffin and Jones, ‘bizarre, hilarious and anarchic’ (MagicNight.
Chris Cook is an unexpected gem of Edinburgh
Fringe magicians, and an absolute master of his stage.
Lunchtime is perhaps not the right time for a hypnosis show for adults.
Award-winning tricksters Griffin and Jones, famous for their own brand of high energy comedy and slapdash magic, are likely to have you glued to your seats and rolling in the aisle…
Always packed, this ‘fab lil cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns to Edinburgh for its fourth year with the pick of the Fringe’s burlesque, magic, variety and sideshow.
“We are the first show… in the Edinburgh Fringe Guide” magicians Malin Nilsson and Charlie Caper crow happily, claiming this as the reason for their strangely named show.
Tricnic is a comedy magic show featuring twin magicians Kane and Abel who reject your preconceived notions of the props and common items magic is usually done with and instead perf…
Roll up, roll up, Magic Den presents The Magic Circus, an exciting, fun, fast-paced and colourful magic show suitable for all the family.
Extraordinaire and ex-convict Cassandra turns to the noble art of magic in a final desperate attempt for fame.
After complete sell-out runs in 2013/2014, At the Illusionist’s Table returns with a new production.
The show is called Happy Medium, and Peter Antoniou introduces himself early into it as a ‘Comedium’, but these excellent puns are far from the best part of this show.
In a tiny, hot, almost claustrophobic room on Hanover Street, a poet is performing miracles.
Fresh from his European Tour with the Festival International de Magie and his sell-out UK theatre tour the unique creativity, passion and talent of Michael Jordan brings together a…
Have you ever been surprised to receive a phonecall from a friend that you were just thinking about? How many times have you felt so in tune with a person that you knew what they w…
Morgan & West invite you to join them at the card table for an intimate evening of shams, scams and good old fashioned cheating.
Oliver Meech is no stranger to the Edinburgh Fringe, having brought his show When Magic and Science Collide in previous years.
A simple set, a modest stage and enough enthusiasm for magic in one man to inspire his audience to audible, astonished gasps.
Conceived and performed by stage magician Janne Raudaskoski, The Outsider is a spectacular piece of theatre illusion.
While buying a lottery ticket, an overworked office worker meets a host of Wizard of Oz-esque characters.
State-of-the-art magic fused with incredible science, from the scientist turned magician who was tutored by Penn and Teller.
Colin Cloud is the ultimate rockstar mentalist, or as he styles himself, deductionist.
Being a show in the weird and wacky world that is the Fringe, I must admit, I had certain expectations of magician Chris Dugdale.
You probably expect misdirection from magic, but it’s a rare thing for it to move you.
Tom Binns has a huge reputation to protect.
Performer Paul Nathan informs his audience before they enter the space that ‘Moms and Dads get Champagne, kids get insults’.
‘It’s fucking magic.
Wonders at Dusk is not just a magic show; it is a magical experience.
Alan Cox is Harry Houdini and Phill Jupitus is Arthur Conan Doyle in a play exploring a belief in the spiritual and the reasons that can lead you to believe in something which nobo…
The Potter Trail, beginning opposite the Greyfriars Bobby statue, is proud to say that it is perfectly magical, thank you very much.
Deja Vu, according to a very quick Google search I just did, means ‘a feeling of having already experienced the present situation.
Connect with the indigenous culture of Sarawak on the island of Borneo through the chants of the weaver calling down the spirits, and the traditional music inspired by the nature o…
Lee Martin for Gag Reflex presents… For one night only, Colin Cloud will perform his Las Vegas show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! This is your one and only chance to come and…
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