Could It Be Magic?

Comedy (magic)

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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. This is debut show from Paul Aitchison, as seen/heard performing on BBC Radio 4, West End stages and on your tellybox. Best known to Fringe audiences as co-writer and performer in award-winning sketch act Mixed Doubles (Guardian Top Five recommendation and Dave Comedy Peoples Choice winners). Feel-good comedy meets stupendous sleight of hand, magnificent mind reading, and top draw bamboozlement! It'll be fun but... Could It Be Magic?

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Mandy Sykes 76 days ago

Never seen a magic show before...and never wanted to. This was surprisingly good! I might be a little converted ;-p

John Tuson 83 days ago

Rather amusing; this was a show in which the balance between comedy and magic was about 50:50, and both were pretty excellent. Recommended!

Craig W 83 days ago

Brilliant magic and very entertaining characters. Zantos Thorne was my favourite! The best thing about this show is that you're still thinking about it days later. How the hell did he do the paper ball trick?! Just brilliant fun to watch such a great talent in person.

Could it be magic? Definitely yes!

Emma Ferrier 84 days ago

I wasn't sure about this show from a couple of the reviews but it was on the Half Price Hut and I had time to fill so went along. I am SO GLAD I did. This was a lot of fun with some great magic and also acting. We have one performer who plays four separate characters. Sure, we're aware it's the same person, but each character truly felt unique.

The magic was fun and well presented. Overall, well worth a visit!

silversong1991 89 days ago

Stumbled across this show from a flyer and I am SO glad I went to see it! A clever concept and very funny with great magic - I have never seen anything quite like it. Definitely one to go and see!

Everlyn Bateman 89 days ago

This was AMAZING. It was hilariously funny and full of creative tricks (and if you sit to the left hand side of the seating you get a little strip show)

Gazala Shaikh 92 days ago

First show we went to see. What an opener! Clever competition idea, funny, brilliant magic. We loved it

Lloyd 97 days ago

Hmm. We saw what may have been his first show this year so need to make allowances. The tricks were good but the four different magicians idea just didn't work for us. Came across as very hammy (and not funny) which was a shame because some of his magic was good.

Graham Simons 99 days ago

Regular comedy magic with competent tricks. Nothing magic fans will not have seen before. One performer portraying several different characters which didn't really add massively to the show. Light hearted value for money.

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