If you’re after an easy-to-watch family show, then
Although entertaining, at an hour it was possibly a little too long
Adkins is a very accomplished performer and his tricks are both imaginative and interactive. The audience really came to life during the orange act where they got to throw oranges at him and he then caught them on the end of a fork. The show is very varied and appeals to all ages – it’s cleverly put together and does not just feeling like you are moving from one trick to the other.
The show takes place in a very large venue and although the space was used well, I think the high stage may have impeded the interaction with the audience. I also found Adkins’ vaudeville character as a little off putting and distracting from the real skill of the show. Having said that, the character was over-exaggerated and silly so the children in the audience loved it.
Although entertaining, at an hour it was possibly a little too long. I found that I could have lost concentration as some of the tricks started to become a little repetitive. There were some very good moments in the show, but unfortunately some aspects of the performance lacked this level of entertainment.