Kevin Quantum: The Trick That Fooled...

Cabaret and Variety (magic, comedy)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
Audience members will be required to wear face coverings unless medically exempt. Further information can be found at:https://www.armyatthefringe.org/faq

Description

Unearthed! Incredible magic that’s fooled some of the most brilliant and creative people ever to have lived. Lincoln, Curie, Einstein and others – they’ve all been fooled. But would these same tricks fool you? Trained by Penn & Teller, a Guinness World Record Breaker, a rare standing ovation from Simon Cowell and 'Four Yesses' from Britain’s Got Talent judges, Kevin is a unique performer in demand all over the world.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Audiences will be checked in at street level before making their way down a flight of stairs to our courtyard waiting area. From here, there is level access to the Drill Hall space. Exit is via another flight of stairs leading from the building to the pavement. Regrettably our stairlift has broken at the last minute and will not be fixed in August. Access to our Drill Hall is via a flight of stairs down to our courtyard and exit is via a further flight of stairs back up to pavement level. For customers with access requirements, the only access to the Drill Hall in 2021 will be via an assisted mobility chair. This will involve a team of soldiers assisting customers down to the basement level of our venue. For wheelchair users, this will require moving or being assisted from a wheelchair to the mobility chair in order to reach the basement level. Use of the mobility chair will involve some close contact with our front of house team, who will be masked at all times. We apologise for any inconvenience cause and are happy to discuss requirements via [email protected]
  • 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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How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Peter & Linda 154 days ago

This is a very good show, a polished and personable professional. Magic, storytelling and light audience participation. Venue not right in centre but a well organised team and the show is definitely worth seeing. It leaves you wondering “how”?

Frida Khan 157 days ago

The magician is very sweet and enthusiastic. I like the way he created a show based on how he imaged historical figures interacted with magicians. I suspected that he was a little rusty after the pandemic but we all are, both as audiences and as performers.

Laura Terrell 163 days ago

Some really amazing magic tricks that astounded us all. Quite a lot of chat between tricks so maybe not a show for children who are fidgety (or those who dislike loud noises). But otherwise very good indeed. There is one part where lots of instructions are given out in quick succession for some magic tricks done by the audience. I was trying to help 3 children on my own which wasn’t wonderfully successful!!! But otherwise really good fun.


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The Reviews Hub (3/5 stars) 155 days ago

t’s an entertaining hour of old school magic

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Theatre, Films and Art Reviews (4/5 stars) 155 days ago

You might be asking what magic has to do with performing in The Army at The Fringe venue. If you go and watch Quantum’s show all will be revealed as he shares a WWII magic trick which fooled an army and helped us on the road to victory.

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Geek Chocolate 155 days ago

Can the laws of mathematics be balanced against the unpredictability of a live audience? A levitation trick starts, a notion forms in the mind, but is just as swiftly discarded as the floating object behaves independent of human interaction.

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 156 days ago

If the show bears any point beyond sheer entertainment, it’s that in an era of fake news even the smartest can be fooled.

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