david alnwick is a magician.

Cabaret and Variety (magic, comedy)

Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 18+


Upbeat, hilarious magic with heart from fringe legend David Alnwick. 'Flawlessly constructed and perfectly performed… daily queues down the street’ ***** (WorldMagicReview.com). ***** (ThreeWeeks). ***** (Suitcase Monkey, YouTube). ***** (TheSphinx.co.uk). 'Extremely funny' (DeadlineNews.co.uk). 'Stories that will warm your heart and a shedload of amazing magic' (BroadwayBaby.com). 'It felt like a stand-up performance and magic rolled into one' (TheVioletCurtain.com).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 30 steps up into the performance space
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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Rosemary Hoskinson 33 days ago

First time seeing David. He was fabulous! Lived up to the hype. This Thursday the room was not full so go see him while you can.

Somaya Khan 38 days ago

I've been watching Dave do a version of this signature magic show annually for five years, and while I know all the tricks he'll perform, I neither know how he does them, nor do I care. Because all I know is that for one hour, he'll amaze me and make me laugh out loud. His energy alone is worth coming for, except he's probably the best close up magician at the Fringe, so you know you're set for an awesome time. Every year his returning fans queue earlier and earlier (I was there 50min early and there were already 3 people there before me who had been watching him every year too!). Soon the queue snaked around the building and his popularity just reminded me of another baby-faced, bespectacled wizard (but this guy is REAL). After the show ended, an elderly couple sitting next to me, who I'd been raving to before the show started, turned to me and mouthed WOW!

Watch Dave Alnwick. You will not be disappointed.

Alastair McInnes 42 days ago

David Alnwick is not just any magician - he might be the best one on the Fringe. An hour of utterly mesmerising magic delivered alongside a non-stop comedy act. You owe it to yourself to see this.

Ian 43 days ago

This one is very similar to last year's show.. but given just how good he is, I could happily watch it again and again and again.

Free doesn't mean low quality, as David so rightly reminds us.

Elliot and Meg 45 days ago

WE LOVE DAVE ALNWICK! Honestly some of the best magic you will ever see, Dave has to be the number 1 magician on the scene at fringe! A true testament to the Free Fringe, and performing three different shows a day, Dave is a must-see every single year!

Gary Elsdon 46 days ago

Brilliantly entertaining. The pace of this show does not let up from start to amazing end. One to add to your fringe list!

Sue Holmes 47 days ago

Been coming to Dave's show for 10 years now and each year is a fresh new show that blows me away. He is so natural and engaging in front of an audience and will leave you laughing and scratching your head in equal measure.

Catriona 47 days ago

David’s show is the best mix of comedy and magic together. Stumbled across this show by chance and it really was one of the best! Lots of laughter and amazing tricks, I left in awe! A must see!

Anon. 49 days ago

David Alnwick is a Fringe favourite for a reason. He is easily one of the best magicians you will see, and this show perfectly encapsulates everything that you want a magic show to be. It’s funny, fast-paced, and completely mesmerising! 10/10

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