PAUL DABEK

October 15, 2018

Paul Dabek joins us to break the news that he is joining the cast of the world’s largest touring magic show The Illusionists. Dabek discusses his career and life in entertainment, ranging from his start as a teenage prodigy of the Magic Circle and appearances on BBC prime time to performing at the greatest arts festivals across the globe. We also go stateside as Dabek discusses his new life in LA and performing in the entertainment capital of the world Las Vegas.

 

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GRIFFIN & JONES

October 28, 2018

This weekend, Griffin & Jones took their traditional seance Talking to the Dead and their horror play Father of Lies to the Brighton Horror Festival.
The pioneers of slapdash magic stopped by Talking Tricks to discuss these shows and the ins and outs of being a comedy double act, their very different routes to being professional performers and turning their hands to everything to from juggling, acting and stilt walking to racing commentary, clowning and even seances. 

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HARRY HOUDINI HALLOWEEN SEANCE

October 30, 2018

On October 31st 1926, the world's most famous magician and escapologist Harry Houdini died after being punched in the stomach a few days earlier.
On the anniversary of his death magicians hold seances to attempt to contact the spirt of the great Houdini. As a Talking Tricks Halloween special we gather with our good friend and fellow magician Neil Kelso to make our attempt at contacting the other side. Before this seance, we conduct a light-hearted quiz on the life, times and death of Houdini.

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CHARLIE CAPER

November 5, 2018

Charlie Caper joins us on Talking Tricks to discuss his amazing rise from Covent Garden street performer to being crowned one of the greatest magicians in the world at the 'magic olympics' FISM and being the first magic act to win a Got Talent series.

Caper also chats about 3D printing chocolate, building and integrating robots in his new show Artifice Intelligence, his time in La Soiree, Rick & Morty and his inspirations.

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BYRON BERTRAM

November 12, 2018
Canadian stand-up comedian Byron Bertram joins Talking Tricks to discuss performing all over the world in comedy clubs and at arts festivals.
He also chats about his start in the industry as a street juggler and escapologist, sports and sport-based comedy and his television and movie career as a serious actor/ token bad guy.
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